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By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
Comments 62
 Honor, Sacrifice, Freedom, Never Forgetting... As we begin to look towards the Memorial Day Weekend holiday, let's never forget that we enjoy our many freedoms in the United States of America because there have been so many throughout our history who sacrificed their all to protect our freedom. ...

By Cindy Edwards, CRS, GRI, PMN - Northeast Tennessee - 423-677-6677
(RE/MAX Checkmate)
Comments 14
Distractions are more than cell phones.  They come in all shapes and sizes.  This picture shows a perfect example of one of the craziest distractions I witness on a daily basis.  Yes, cell phones are bad, talking, texting, horrible distractions.  But driving with a dog on your lap is just as bad....

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
Comments 10
Monday, May 27, 2019 is Memorial Day. Join the Presidio Trust at the Presidio to honor those who have given their lives while in the armed services. Here's a link to activities on Monday.Located at the top of the cemetery, high on the hill, one finds this poignant poem which I read often as I hik...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
Mesmerized!I don't remember ever using that word before.  But it came to me as I watched out the window for approximately two hours as four guys trimmed and topped trees in our front yard.  I was unable to get away from the window as the bucket was moved all around the tree with controlled chain-...

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Comments 2
Memorial Day 1984 at the Nations Capitol as an Unknown Soldier from the Vietnam War is ready to be transported for burial at Arlington National Cemetery with the words spoken by President Ronald Reagan, "Thank you dear son...may God cradle you in His loving arms" 1984 Memorial Day, burial of an U...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
Comments 13
My previous post was written on Friday morning. Today, I'm posting a revision in hopes people will understand how passionate I am about keeping the purpose of Memorial Day a day of remembrance. Several months ago, I planned a trip to TN to pay tribute to Civil War Soldiers for which Memorial Day ...

By Bob Jablonsky, Helping you resolve your IRS Problems!
(Bob Jablonsky & Associates)
Comments 0
Payroll Tax Debt can be a true nightmare for a taxpayer. It can impact both the business of the taxpayer, as well as put their own personal assets at risk. It’s critical to understand these issues when working resolve tax debt related to payroll.   When taxpayer’s come into our Richardson TX offi...

By Tim Lamson, MBA
(Tierra Bella Realty)
Comments 2
I pray you will have a blessed and thought-provoking Memorial Day as we--individually and as a nation--commemorate those who have given their lives, the ultimate sacrifice, for our freedom.

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
Comments 30
 National Wine Day, Saturday, May 25thDid you know today was National Wine Day? Did you even know there is such a thing as a National Wine Day? Well, now you do.  Today's the day to buy wine, appreciate wine and enjoy the history of wine. So if you're a wine aficianado, why not raise a glass (or ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 17
There is no time that it is not fitting to remember...be grateful ....show appreciation for the men and women  who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. If you were not aware before...let us show and tell you about "The Moving Wall." There are two half size replicas of the wall that...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 10
...This weekend to stop what you are doing and remember those that have perished for the freedoms that we take for granted. For, the men and women in Veteran graves are those who sacrificed their lives while serving and protecting those freedoms. The price for freedom lays within those graves 

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
Comments 6
Walton Lake is a reservoir located in Monroe NY, accessible from Lakes Road. Yesterday was the first day of the Memorial Day weekend and it was a great morning for a paddle. As I was moving my canoe down the lake, I thought it was a perfect time to share information about this spot again. Walton ...

By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Comments 1
On June 6-7-8, 2019, Estate Settler will be selling the contents of the home of a life-long antiques collector, in Garland Texas. ESTATE SALE ADDRESS will be released the day prior to the sale for security reasons. You can sign up for the email distribution list by clicking here and scrolling to ...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
Comments 22
 Dentsply Sirona Expands Operations In BallantyneDentsply Sirona, a global manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, is investing $3.3 million as part of an office expansion in Charlotte, expected to bring more than 300 jobs to the Ballantyne area and making Charlotte a comme...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
Memorial Day Holiday Schedule, Montgomery County, Maryland Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Memorial Day, Monday, May 27:County Offices – closed;Libraries - closed; Department of Liquor Control - all stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.;Recreation – Aquat...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 29
We took these photos of the food halls at the Galeries Lafayette, on the department stores in Paris.  Their staging of the produce was impeccable. It reminded us of our own, Santa Barbara Farmers Market.  Pictured above is a wonderful variety of tomatoes.Note the beautiful variety of artichokes, ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 6
Memorial Day Weekend 2019, the Start of Summer in the Northwoods, and More. Well it’s the eve of that weekend that many people up here wait for all spring, Memorial Day. The roads are packed with happy tourists northwoods bound, with trucks, campers, ATV’s and all the toys of summer. A few fores...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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  What a super event-May 27 is National Hugging Day. This is a great excuse to both give and receive because when you give a hug, you automatically receive one in return.  Hugs are loving. Hugs are therapeutic. Hugs are caring. Hugs are celebratory. Hugs make you feel good inside. A hug is a way ...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group )
Comments 18
Thank you, Nina, for such a beautifully written post. Freedom isn't free and as we all enjoy our freedom this weekend may we also honor and remember those who sacrificed everything for us.    Honor, Sacrifice, Freedom, Never Forgetting...   As we begin to look towards the Memorial Day Weekend hol...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
Comments 3
                                                                                   Sam Shueh                                                 Realty One Group                                                                             Cupertino, CA Memorial Day is often about honoring veterans, it...