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Just in time for spring....The real estate market is really hopping a long. Buyers are out looking for their perfect place before the possible rate increase and inventory remains at a low. Those two factors are making the market hot for sellers. They say timing is everything and real estate is n...
  My life changed dramatically three years ago, when I adopted or should I say two Golden Retrievers adopted me. These two have taught me a lot in the short time they have been in my life. This winter they reminded me how much I loved snow as a kid.  Every day they remind me to slow down and enjo...
Spring has sprung and opening day is just around the corner.   This photo shows the Washington Senators lining the field during opening day in 1971. It was the last season the ball club would play in RFK and in Washington. For the second time, the Senators packed up and left town. The club moved ...
  The Manor House at Gibson Grant is one of the largest surviving 18th century homes on Kent Island.  The land can be traced back to the mid 17th century when John Gibson and Henry Stoope patented 150 acres on Kent Island.  In 1730, Francis Bright had Stoopley-Gibson resurveyed for 200 acres. Thi...
    It’s a favorite of beachcombers and artists alike, sea glass. The beautiful frosted glass is really just nature’s version of recycling.  It takes years, but the tumbling through the bottom of the water smoothes and rounds sharp edges turning what was discarded into something beautiful.   The ...
  Test you Baltimore knowledge. Do you know where this is?     This picture of the Lexington Market was taken betwen 1850 and 1900. The market has actually been in it's current location since 1782.   Do you know how the market got its name?     General John Eager Howard, a hero of the Revolutiona...
  Thousands of tourist will flock to the tidal basin over the next month to catch a glimpse of the Cherry Blossoms. The National Park Service estimates the trees will bloom somewhere around April 8th. The spectacular site of the trees around the basin has long drawn photographers. The Library of ...
            In her first news conference as Fed. Chairman today, Janet Yellen says the target of 6.5 percent unemployment will no longer be a threshold, instead, the Federal Open Market Committee will monitor a wide range of indicators before approving a interest rate hike. Will continued low int...
  It’s not spring time in Washington, DC without the Cherry Blossoms. The trees were a gift from Japan to commemorate the friendship with the United States. Tourists from around the world come to see the beautiful trees that line the banks of tidal basin. As you can see from these pictures from t...
  Could Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae be eliminated from the nation’s housing finance system? Senate Banking Committee Chairman and the Committee Ranking member announced a compromise that provides a government guarantee for mortgages but only after private investors have taken the first losses.   “...

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