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This public blog contains commentary as well as factual information regarding the real estate industry and other organizations and businesses that have some relationship with housing or residential land.



Today is known as Small Business Saturday.  Like other cities and towns across the country, Richmond, VA, is giving attention to small businesses today.  According to local TV station NBC-12, this annual event started in the Greater Richmond area four years ago and always is the day after Black F...
Water conservation to save money often is helpful to remember on dry days.  Rain barrels help to conserve valuable rainwater.  Having a rain barrel or multiple barrels helps to reduce stormwater runoff and the amount of oil from asphalt and other pollutants getting into streams, lakes, rivers and...
Some of us just like cats or just like dogs or maybe neither species.  Our home happens to have one feline and one canine species:  an eleven-year-old rescue black cat named Buddy (who sometimes thinks he's a dog) and a 19-month-old miniature rescue poodle, Nathan.   Thankfully, our neighborhood ...
  It's been widely reported that the first day of Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish festival of lights, and Thanksgiving overlap this year.  How did that happen?     According to Discovery News, it has to do with a quirk in the Gregorian and Jewish or Hebrew calendars.  This type of overlap occu...
Think of a delicious French bakery atmosphere plus a quaint cafe and you get Jean Jacques Bakery in Richmond, VA.  Now celebrating its 30th Anniversity, this Carytown fixture not only offers a wide array of fresh pastries, pies, cakes and bread, but also this bakery is much more than simply a bak...
This afternoon we got to view an array of exhibits on the final day of this year's Craft + Design Show at the Science Museum of Virginia.  It was very worthwhile to see so much talent concentrated at one location.  As my friend and I were leaving, the fire alarm sounded.   We didn't see or smell ...
Are you looking to enjoy something wonderful this weekend? The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and lots of artists, crafts people and art lovers are ready to celebrate in style!  Come visit the Craft + Design Show being held at the Science Museum of V...
Does having a neighborhood restaurant bar along with live music appeal to you?  Recently, I spoke with the owner of Cary Street Cafe, Robyn Chandler, who shared her thoughts about having a successful local business.  Her comments are italicized in dark green below.       1)  How long have you be...
Last night we had our almost monthly Falls of the James Group (FoJG) Sierra Club General Meeting at the University of Richmond (UR) Jepson Alumni Center.  First, the executive director of the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation spoke and then a representative from Richmond 2015 spoke at the end.  S...
Have you noticed how the light has changed this time of year?  Sunset seems to be much earlier than even just a month ago.   Late this afternoon I took a brief photo journey into areas near my home.  Fortunately, it was easy walking distance, and there's actually quite a variety of scenes.  Depen...

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My outside blog is collectively known as the "World According to Nathan" in honor of our rescue toy poodle. He's survived a puppy mill and now is a member of our family. The entries for the blog can vary but relate in some way to housing and/or real estate.