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2024 

Bet You Never Seen a Squash like me: Delicata Squash! This little beauty is one all-time favorite squash. I can not wait till the end of August or 1st of September for this one to come into season. My mother nor my grandmothers grew or cooked this squash.  I found it one day at a local vegetable ...
01/26/2024
The 3 Letter Magical Name! Pie! The Ancient Egyptians created the first example of what we know as pies today. Later on, closer to the 5th Century BC, the Ancient Greeks were believed to invent pie pastry as it is mentioned in the plays of the writer Aristophanes and it was possible to work as a ...
01/19/2024
Dance, Drum, Community, Food, Pride………Introducing the Pow Wow  How the Powwow BeganThe modern powwow and many styles of contemporary powwow dancing have their roots in the historic warrior societies of the Southern and Northern Plains. Over time, these dances, ceremonies, and gatherings have evol...
01/12/2024
A Place Worth a Visit: Swannanoa Palace In VirginiaSwannanoa is an Italian Renaissance Revival villa built in 1912 by millionaire and philanthropist James H. Dooley (1841–1922) above Rockfish Gap on the border of northern Nelson County and Augusta County, Virginia, in the US. It is partially base...
01/05/2024
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My blogs reflect my observations on life, real estate and my own state of the union (Elaine's world). I write my entries as a way to express myself and all the positive and negative aspects of real estate. I also use it to promote my listings and maybe even your enjoyment in reading it.