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Capital Area Solar Co-op Open Through Aug. 30, 2022 The Capital Area Solar Co-op is currently in its second round of a campaign to get Washington area homeowners to consider powering their homes with the power of the sun. This run of the campaign will go through Aug. 30 and will include a special...
08/14/2022
"It's a Salmon Run! Time To Go Home." -- Chinook Salmon The upriver salmon migration is one of nature's most mysterious dramas. To some species of Pacific salmon, it is a long, strenuous, desperate race against time, with every obstacle taking a toll. The journey is an example of phenomenal effo...
08/14/2022
COVID-19 Remains a Community Concern Montgomery County had an average of about 50 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people at this time last year. For the last several weeks, the County is averaging more than 200 reported cases per 100,000 residents. The County, like the national trend, is seeing rei...
08/13/2022
Brian L. Sirota, Esq. inspired this post. When Brian comments on my posts, his uplifting and thought-provoking words resonate, have had positive effects, and compel me to share this post! Thank you for the inspiration, Brian. - Aura Alex "Words have magical power, and they can either bring the g...
08/13/2022
Montgomery County Farmers Markets It's #NationalFarmersMarketWeek! Check out a local farmers market to shop for fresh flowers or produce! http://ow.ly/iepV50Jo63TThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.Chef Dolores likes to shop at the farmers market in Kentlands, our home neighborhood...
08/12/2022
Book Recommendation: When Blood Lies by C. S. HarrisI enjoyed reading When Blood Lies (2022) by author C. S. Harris. This is book number 17 in the Sebastian St. Cyr series and Dolores and I have read all of them. C. S. Harris is a pen name for Candice Proctor. Click on the links to learn more abo...
08/12/2022
                                              It’s all about attitude. The real estate business is the best profession in the world. Whether one agrees or not, every real estate agent has the “world by the ass.” You each march to your own drummer, give or take a law or two. You each punch in and...
08/12/2022
Do You Know What This Means? There are times when someone cannot call out for help for fear of their life.    I ran across this Hand Signal a few years ago and if you’re not familiar with it, I hope you’ll learn about it and if you want, share it with your family and friends. It is the signal fo...
08/12/2022
Free Groceries Distribution, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, Montgomery Village The Upcounty Hub has announced a free groceries distribution event that will take place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2022 at the Apple Ridge Recreation area in Montgomery County, Maryland.Please share this i...
08/11/2022
Recommended White Wine: Bota Box Chardonnay Chef Dolores and I sample different wines on a regular basis. We like to find the selections that provide good quality at a reasonable price. We recommend the Bota Box Chardonnay as a white wine that will please your guests. $14.99 for a 3L box at Total...
08/11/2022