roy and dolores kelley photographs: Team or Group Real Estate Advertisements in Maryland - 05/19/19 02:17 PM
Team or Group Real Estate Advertisements in Maryland
 
If the advertisement is in the name of a team or group, does the advertisement include the full name of the licensee as the name appears on the licensee and does the advertisement include only the name or photograph of a licensed individual or a licensee affiliated with the real estate broker in any group or team advertising?
Under current regulations of the Maryland Real Estate Commission, such name or photograph is not permitted if it includes the name or photograph of an unlicensed individual or a licensee affiliated with another real estate broker. … (5 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Name of the Company in Maryland Real Estate Advertisements - 05/19/19 02:00 PM
Name of the Company in Maryland Real Estate Advertisements
 
Is the name of the company “meaningfully and conspicuously” displayed in the advertisement and does it include the full name of the company as it appears on the license of the licensee and NOT SOLELY THE COMPANY LOGO?
NOTE: While there is no definitive guideline as to what constitutes “meaningfully and conspicuously,” the general rule is the smaller the name of the company in comparison with the name of the licensee placing the ad, the more likely the Maryland Real Estate Commission will conclude that the company name is not “meaningfully and conspicuously” … (7 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Licensee Name Required in Real Estate Advertisements in Maryland - 05/19/19 01:49 PM
Licensee Name Required in Real Estate Advertisements in Maryland
 
A real estate licensee may not use any name in any advertisement except the name which appears on the wall license or pocket card. All advertisements MUST include a first name and a last name. If a licensee wishes to use a nickname as a first name, the licensee may apply to the Maryland Real Estate Commission to trade under a nickname other than the full legal of the licensee.
For example, my name is Calvin Roy Kelley. I go by Roy and had to apply to trade as Roy Kelley.
Licensees need to be … (7 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Suggested Facebook Group: World of Dream Lens - 05/19/19 12:58 PM
Suggested Facebook Group: World of Dream Lens
 
One of the primary reasons for my world-wide following on Facebook is that I post photographs in a number of Facebook groups in other countries. You may wish to visit an join World of Dream Lens, a Facebook group with over 20,800 members. This group is based in India. Click on the link to reach the group.
Facebook groups are free. You may join and participate in existing groups or you may wish to create and manage your own Facebook groups that reflect your personal or professional interests.
 
Asiatic Lily, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG … (3 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Book Recommendation: Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson - 05/19/19 05:30 AM
Book Recommendation: Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson
 
Goodnight from London (2017) is the story of a young American journalist who was assigned to London in 1940 and the tale of her experience during the war years by bestselling Canadian author Jennifer Robson. I enjoyed this book and recommended it for your reading list. I have also recommended other novels by this author. Click on the links to learn more about the author and her books.
 
Jennifer Robson first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, and later served as an official guide at the Canadian National War … (12 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: New Businesses Coming to Kentlands Market Square - 05/17/19 12:38 PM
New Businesses Coming to Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg, MD
 
Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg expects nine new businesses this year and next, according to Kimco Realty Corp., a New Hyde Park, N.Y., real estate investment trust (REIT) that is redeveloping the open-air shopping center.
Most recently, Kimco said it had signed new leases for Berries & Bowls, Brews and Barrels, and Goldfish Swim School.
The new businesses are part of Kimco’s $23.1 million redevelopment of the 250,000-square-foot Kentlands Market Square that includes façade renovations and new signage. The redesign will create a walkable retail center with dining and entertainment. Whole Foods, Michaels, and … (13 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Book Recommendation: Wild Card by Stuart Woods - 05/17/19 10:09 AM
Book Recommendation: Wild Card by Stuart Woods
 
Wild Card (2019) is the latest Stone Barrington Novel, volume #49 in this series, by The New York Times bestselling American author Stuart Woods. Dolores and I enjoyed this fast reading book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and his many books.
 
 
Books by Stuart Woods
 
Goodreads Review of Wild Card
"Stone Barrington clashes with a determined adversary in the latest non-stop thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods.
Stone Barrington and his latest paramour are enjoying a peaceful country retreat when their idyll is broken by … (12 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Montgomery County Employment Law Update & Information Workshop - 05/16/19 07:02 AM
Montgomery County Employment Law Update & Information Workshop
 
The Montgomery County’s Office of Human Rights and Commission for Women will co-host an employment law and information seminar for businesses on Thursday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.
 
Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3045
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Ride Smart Travel Training for Ages 50+ at Asbury Methodist Village - 05/16/19 06:39 AM
Ride Smart Travel Training for Ages 50+ at Asbury Methodist Village
 
Ride Smart Training for ages 50+ on 5/22 and 5/23 at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. This is a two-day training to teach about Ride On and Metro services. A free SmarTrip fare card will be provided.
You will learn how to travel to destinations of your choice using public transit. Also, you will learn how to read a Ride On and Metro bus schedule and a Metro system map.
Day 1 is 10 am to 2 pm and Day 2 is 10 am to 1 pm. Call 301 738-3252 or email: ConnectARIDE@AccessJCA.org … (12 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Montgomery County, Maryland Working Parents Child Care Subsidy - 05/15/19 05:09 PM
Montgomery County, Maryland Working Parents Child Care Subsidy
 
Did you know that income guidelines have increased for the County's Working Parents Assistance (WPA) Program? Subsidies from WPA help eligible families pay the cost of licensed child care. More info at https://buff.ly/2GecpN1
   
Crocus, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
  … (10 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Book Recommendation: Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson - 05/15/19 03:37 PM
Book Recommendation: Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson
 
Somewhere in France (2014) is volume number one of The Great War series by award winning Canadian author Jennifer Robson. Dolores and I have enjoyed the first two books in this series and recommend them for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and her books.
 
Jennifer Robson first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, and later served as an official guide at the Canadian National War Memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. A former copy editor, she holds a doctorate in British economic … (15 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Bethesda and Potomac Area Farmers Markets, Montgomery County, MD - 05/15/19 07:29 AM
Bethesda and Potomac Area Farmers Markets, Montgomery County, MD
 
Farmer’s Market season is here! If you’re around the Bethesda or Potomac areas, there are FIVE markets available to you! Check them out and support #local suppliers! Find the #market closest to you with our market map: http://ow.ly/7xZC30jRMvx  #MoCo
 
 
Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3042
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Suggested Facebook Group: Nature Photography - 05/14/19 10:01 AM
Suggested Facebook Group: Nature Photography
 
If you have an interest in nature photography, you may wish to visit and join Nature Photography, a Facebook group with over 135,000 members. Click on the link to reach the group. 
Facebook groups are free. You may join and participate in existing groups or create and manage your own Facebook groups that reflect your personal or professional interests. Some real estate professionals have found that Facebook groups are better for interactions than Facebook pages. 
 
Tiger, National Zoo, Washington, DC USA
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Book Recommendation: Why Kill the Innocent by C. S. Harris - 05/14/19 05:17 AM
Book Recommendation: Why Kill the Innocent by C. S. Harris
 
Why Kill the Innocent (2018) is a murder mystery combined with historical fiction in the setting of London in 1814. It is volume number 13 of the Sebastian S. Cyr Mystery series by bestselling author C. S. Harris, a pin name for Candice Proctor. She lives in New Orleans. Dolores and I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and her books.
 
Candice Proctor, aka C.S. Harris and C.S. Graham, is the USA Todaybestselling, award-winning author of more than two dozen … (16 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Using Phone Numbers in Maryland Real Estate Advertisements - 05/13/19 12:54 PM
Using Phone Numbers in Maryland Real Estate Advertisements
 
The Maryland Real Estate Commission requires associate brokers and salespersons who use an individual telephone number or e-mail address in their advertising to also include in the advertisement the identified telephone number of the broker or branch office manager. Consumers must be able to reach your broker or branch office manager directly without going through you or your staff. (Phone menu options are acceptable.)
The Commission is concerned that members of the public may be unaware of how to register any questions or concerns that may arise in their dealings with a particular associate broker … (11 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Book Recommendation: The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel - 05/12/19 01:39 PM
Book Recommendation: The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel
 
The Room on Rue Amélie (2018) is the story of a young American bride who followed her French husband to live in Paris and the impact of the World War II on their lives by the bestselling American author Kristin Harmel. Dolores and I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and her books.
 
Kristin grew up in Peabody, Mass.; Worthington, Ohio; and St. Petersburg, Fla., and she graduated with a degree in journalism (with a minor in Spanish) from … (17 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Tulips, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - 05/12/19 11:45 AM
Tulips, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA
 
When I posted this photograph on my Facebook timeline, I received the following comments from a Facebook friend in Dublin, Ireland:
 
Subhash Sharma  Although different tulip colours carry distinct meanings these tulips have a lovely story attached to them .It is said that a Turkish legend may be responsible for the red tulip's symbolism. The story goes that a prince named Farhad was love struck by a maiden named Shirin. When Farhad learned that Shirin had been killed, he was so overcome with grief that he killed himself - riding his horse over the edge of a cliff. It's … (22 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Montgomery County Birth Certificate Office Temporarily Closed - 05/11/19 08:33 AM
Montgomery County Birth Certificate Office Temporarily Closed
 
If you need to pick up your birth certificate anytime soon, you won't be able to swing by Montgomery County's vital records branch.
According to county officials, birth certificate services will be unavailable until the new employee responsible for those records gets trained by the state. It is not immediately known when the office will reopen.
But don't worry: there are plenty of ways to still get your birth certificate.
If you were born in Maryland, your birth certificate will be available at www.vsa.maryland.gov. You can also swing by any local health department in the state. Just check the … (11 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Pulled Chicken Barbecue Sandwiches for Lunch at Home - 05/10/19 11:18 AM
Pulled Chicken Barbecue Sandwiches for Lunch at Home
 
Chef Dolores selected Kirkland Pulled Chicken with Barbecue Sauce, from Aldi, and brioche buns, from Trader Joe's, for our lunch at home. Out beverage was Hop Bullet Double IPA by Sierra Nevada. Perfect selections!
 
Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Book Recommendation: After the War is Over by Jennifer Robson - 05/10/19 08:49 AM
Book Recommendation: After the War is Over by Jennifer Robson
 
After the War is Over (2015) is the story of a young woman, Charlotte Brown, and the challenges she faced to find her true voice after serving four years as a military nurse during World War I. Canadian and international bestselling author Jennifer Robson has provided a compelling novel that you will definitely want to read. Click on the links to learn more about the author and her books. I recently recommended her newest novel, The Gown (2019).
 
Jennifer Robson first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, … (7 comments)

 


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