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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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
  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...
11/25/2013
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...
11/25/2013
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 ...
11/24/2013
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...
11/23/2013
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...
11/22/2013
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...
11/21/2013
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...
11/20/2013
Today it's my goal with this post to share my experiences with two more locally-owned, Richmond, Virginia, businesses.  Many other local businesses also are very pedestrian friendly from our neighborhood---just a few blocks away from the Fan District.  Fortunately for me, these two particular bus...
11/18/2013
Have you ever considered donating 10 percent of your weekly or monthly income to a charitable organization?  Do for think it's a best practice in real estate to pledge donations from one's commissions?   My pledge for 2014 will be to donate at least 10% of all my real estate commissions for the e...
11/17/2013
On a sunny Saturday morning in the middle of last September while walking back to my car from the South of the James Farmers Market in Forest Hill Park,  I noticed something that caught my attention.  To me it was an example of finding history in unexpected places. What I discovered for myself se...
11/16/2013
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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.