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Friday's Foto: Crepe Myrtles

I had just come from an office "pricing party" in a the Palisades.  The modest little granny house sat on a high bluff overlooking the Potomac River.  As I was leaving, I spotted this crepe myrtle tree with the sunlight playing on the petals.  And, as always, my camera was handy!

Comment balloon 7 commentsPatricia Kennedy • August 21 2010 09:27AM
Friday's Foto: Crepe Myrtles
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I had just come from an office "pricing party" in a the Palisades. The modest little granny house sat on a high bluff overlooking the Potomac River. As I was leaving, I spotted this crepe myrtle tree with the sunlight playing on… more
Showing Property on an August Day: How Many Weight Watchers Heavy…
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I am now into Week 3 of adventures at Weight Watchers - and so far I'm down about seven pounds. These days, they have you counting "points", with each food having a certain value. And I'm only allowed 24-points per day and an extra… more
Never Know Who You'll Meet at a Home Inspection!
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You never know who you'll meet at a home inspection, especially if the property has a pond. This fellow was on a deck near a pile of leaves, and it was sort of hard to tell them apart! And I had my camera handy, and he posed for just long… more
Nickel and Dime Politics
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The other day, I got a call from Mayor Fenty's re-election guys. Last time he ran for mayor, I sent in a big check. The asked if I would make a contribution this time around. And I hesitated. Now, I think that Adrian Fenty i the best… more
A Very Sad Last Tweet
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OK, I accidentally reblogged another one of Holly's posts. This is the one I thought was really important, though. Hope you think about it the next time you are tempted to do a distracted driving thing. Great post, Holly@ If you are a news… more
Pack the Bags and Drop off the Dog… Jet Blue brings back 'All You…
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Today, Jet Blue announced that it is bringing back its popular, 'All You Can Jet' pass. Last year the passes sold out quickly, so if this appeals to you, you should get on-line and reserve yours. There are two options: One pass that retails for.. more
DC REAL ESTATE GUARANTY FUND - RAIDED AGAIN!
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Calling all DC Realtors! As someone who contributed to this fund, I find this totally outrageous! Yikes! The DC REAL ESTATE GUARANTY FUND - is planned on being raided again in Mayor Fenty's proposal to take more money from the fund in the fiscal… more
Speechless Sunday: The Washington Quaker Meeting House
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The Washington Friend's Meeting House is in a parklike setting near the corner of Florida Avenue and Decatur Street NW. It dates back to 1930, when it was built to accommodate President Hoover and his wife, Lou, who were Quakers… more
Stacie Turner, What Were You Thinking?
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Let's just say I was the casting director for a TV reality series called "Amazing Realtors In Washington, DC". This would be a program that showed highly professional agents doing flawless jobs for their clients. There would be no rants… more
Houses For Sale In Chevy Chase Maryland - Open Sunday 1 to 4 pm
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There will be a lot of Evers & Company Open House signs pointing to some of Chevy Chase Maryland's best real estate values. On Sunday, August 15th, we are holding the following Chevy ChaseHo homes between 1 and 4 pm: 7206 Maple Avenue : … more