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Hold a leaf to reduce stress! When I suggested that bloggers find a tree when they need a blog topic, I received a very interesting comment from ActiveRain blogger Mary Douglas. She says to hold a leaf for two minutes to reduce stress. You may wish to give this a try if you have experienced a s...
Lakelands Park Artificial Turf Field The natural grass at the well-used Lakelands Park soccer field has been replaced with eco-friendly synthetic turf, and an official grand opening will be held in celebration. Join City, County and State officials, Lakelands Park Middle School representati...
Blood Drive in Silver Spring, November 2nd If you have been thinking about a blood donation, now is the time to schedule your appointment. There will be a blood drive on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fire Station 16 in Silver Spring. Please call the number below to schedule ...
Asters, the colors of autumn in Kentlands Asters, Photograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
ActiveRain Blog Post Cap - 10 Per Week Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Months and months ago a decision was made to raise the blog post point cap from 10 to 20 per week. The thought was that this move would increase our content thus making AR's domain authority ...
Book Recommendation: Inherit the Dead Inherit the Dead (2013) was edited by Johathan Santlofer, has an introduction by Lee Child and an afterward by Linda Fairstein. Each chapter was written by a different crime novelist. Santlofer is the director of the Crime Fiction Academy at the Center for ...
Disappearing Points, An ActiveRain Mystery For several months, ActiveRain bloggers have noticed that points regularly disappear with no notice or explanation. This issue was supposed to be cured by the system upgrades. However, disappearing points are still a problem and a very discouraging fa...
Passport Services in Gaithersburg, Maryland Vacationing overseas or just want to be prepared for a last minute adventure? Passport services are available by appointment at City Hall, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To apply for a passport, you must bring a completed appli...
Book Recommendation: Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd Charles Todd is the author of the Bess Crawford mysteries, the Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries and two stand alone novels. A mother (Caroline Todd) and son writing team, they live in Delaware and North Carolina, respectively. A recent b...
Green Tomatoes Recipes In a recent blog, Sharon Tara asked what can be done with the surplus of green tomatoes that are available as tomatoes are picked before they have damage from heavy frost. This is a great topic since I happen to love green tomatoes in many different kinds of recipes. My ...