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A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Oakton, McLean, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.



As we ring in 2011, please accept my wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year! I don't generally like to dwell on difficulties, but 2010 was a year of challenge and uncertainty for many. This is the time of year to put strife and difficulties behind and start with a new slate.  Moving ...
Many of you are aware of the amazing opportunities offered to participants in the Special Olympics. From the website, the Special Olympics describes its mission as:  Dignity, acceptance, and a chance to reach one’s potential – these are human rights worth promoting for everyone. For more than fou...
It is the time that many of us are looking for things to do with the Kids during the winter break  in Northern Virginia. Presents are opened (and in many cases, discarded), the snow didn't hit us, and the kids are bored. It is time to get out of the house and find something other than a video gam...
There is a great way to help the kids keep track of Santa's path as he travels around the world distributing gifts. This has long been a tradition in our family (as soon as we got internet, back when our kids were very little).  The site is sponsored by NORAD and can be found at  Santa Tracker. P...
If you haven't seen video of a 'Flash Mob' you, obviously, have not been on You Tube in 2010. The thing that is so cool about Flash Mobs is that, while they are highly orchestrated, the people that are just standing around when they 'break out' are taken totally by surprise. Of course, given that...
  Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas!       May all the blessings of the holidays be with you during the Christmas Season.We may all celebrate our holidays in different ways, but in the end, we all hope for the same things: Peace, Love and Happiness. May you have all of these things, and mor...
This year, thanks to a Local Events Challenge back in October, I did a lot of blogging about local holiday events.  I find that I get great response to these posts and very high numbers of both views and click throughs. While I confess that I do not always get to attend all of these events (even ...
Northern Virginia Holiday Events--12/22/2010 The packages are wrapped (hopefully!) the garland is strung, the cookies are made and the last couple of days before Christmas stretch before you. This might be a great time to plan some special holiday oriented outings. Of course, one of the most well...
Celebrate Christmas at Mount Vernon this holiday season. Located just off of  the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Alexandria, is the home of George Washington's, Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon is a wonderful place to visit year round. Located on the banks of the Potomac River, the picturesque v...
This post made me laugh! Throughout the year we are bombarded with ways that we can remain healthy and the 'little tricks' we can employ to keep from gaining weight along the way. Micheal makes a compelling argument that we should ignore all that nonsense and enjoy this wonderful time of year. I ...

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