(Aug. 23, 2019) As the sun unwinds from a dazzling day, I decide to take a walk where I can be one with myself.
(Aug. 23, 2019) This is the time of the year when beach patrons will visit the beach and could possibly be entertained by the formation of tide pools.
(Aug. 23, 2019) The National Association of Realtors sent out a press release last week commending the Department of Housing and Urban Development for finalizing new Federal Housing Administration condominium loan policies.
(Aug. 23, 2019) A recent surf contest reminded me of the virtues of Assateague Island.
(Aug. 16, 2019) “Baseball is a game. Football is a sport. Surfing is a disease.” – Annonymous
(Aug. 16, 2019) My path of intention peaks behind the tedious metronome of daily routines.
(Aug. 16, 2019) “Keep your feet in the sand until the lifeguard’s in the stand!”
(Aug. 16, 2019) Potential renters should beware of possible scams when searching for rental properties online, and specifically, in many cases when searching on craigslist.com.
(Aug. 9, 2019) It’s important to have equipment that will work properly.
(Aug. 9 2019) “Wine is bottled poetry.” This quote by Robert Louis Stevenson is dear to my heart indeed.
(Aug. 9, 2019) It is hard to believe we are just about in the middle of August.
(Aug. 9, 2019) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Thursday that it’s lowering the loan-to-value requirements for cash-out refinances from 85 to 80 percent.
(Aug. 2, 2019) Have the words “what if” ever crossed your mind?
(Aug. 2, 2019) It’s been extremely hot and with that you know that summer is in full swing.
(Aug. 2, 2019) Purchasing a new home is normally the biggest investment you’ll ever make and once you’ve bought a home, it’s a decision you can’t easily reverse.
(July 26, 2019) Local zoning laws affect how a property can be utilized, and therefore, affect a property’s value.
(July 26, 2019) The beach may seem like a great place to relax and enjoy alcoholic beverages, however, it is both illegal and unsafe to do so.
(July 26, 2019) Who does not love cheesy, gooey, mile-high chicken nachos?
(July 19, 2019) Real estate agents must comply with telemarketing laws.
(July 19, 2019) If you spend anytime at the beach and listen to local television or radio at this time of the year, you will hear about the dangers of rip currents.
(July 19, 2019) Gastronomy is a field of many facets and limiting one’s education to cookery is a pity.
(July 12, 2019) The process of making a decision is based on calculated choices and personal preference.
(July 12, 2019) As most are aware due to recent news coverage, the town of Berlin has increased both taxes and water/sewer utility charges.
(July 12, 2019) I have come to realize that most people have no idea that digging deep holes in the sand can be dangerous.
(July 12, 2019) The column prior to this one centered around observing a surf spot and getting a good idea of what was going on before heading into the water.
(July 5, 2019) Can you imagine if you weren’t able to find real estate sales prices in public record—no public data for sites like Zillow and Realtor.com?
(July 5, 2019) Although people refer to them as lifeguards, the people responsible for your safety on the beach of Ocean City, are actually known as surf rescue technicians.
(July 5, 2019) The art of entertaining takes much planning and every detail must be considered.
(June 28, 2019) I offer surf lessons at the shop. It’s pretty low key and done upon request and by appointment.
(June 28, 2019) Since 2015, the state of Maryland has made it mandatory for all properties built prior to 1978 to have a new lead inspection certificate at each change of occupancy.
(June 28, 2019) Some people understand the dangers of lightning and some people don’t.
(June 28, 2019) There was a time when I would have never considered serving frozen seafood, but experience has convinced me to change my stubborn ways.
(June 21, 2019) Can you imagine dragging your entire office to work each day?
(June 21, 2019) Photography is an interesting aspect of surfing.
(June 21, 2019) Some new data released on online page views from Redfin.com supports that the initial listing of a home is a critical time.
(June 21, 2019) Simplicity can be complexity in its fullest degree.
(June 14, 2019) The Ocean City Beach Patrol didn’t always have four-wheelers as a piece of equipment.
(June 14, 2019) Every week in this fine newspaper a Commentary page appears which includes the masthead, an always timely and comedic cartoon by Marc Emond and an equally amusing column entitled “Public Eye.”
(June 14, 2019) If the thought of luscious French toast triggers one to a state of delightful bliss, get ready for a mouthful of sweet inspirations.
(June 7, 2019) The art of entertaining is a chance to pull back the curtain and allow guests to be part of your whimsical merriment.
(June 7, 2019) It might come as a surprise to learn that one of the most important skills a lifeguard uses is the scan.
(June 7, 2019) Representatives from the National Association of Realtors traveled to the Department of Housing and Urban Development at the end of May to hear from administration officials regarding a host of regulatory issues impacting the housing industry.
(May 31, 2019) The process of education encourages the asking of questions and the understanding of how these uncertainties have come about.
(May 31, 2019) It’s so exciting to be at the beginning of another summer season in beautiful Ocean City.
(May 31, 2019) Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are smaller units added to a property, sometimes called “in-law suites” or “granny-flats.”
(May 24, 2019) The National Association of Realtors Aspiring Home Buyer Profile is an in-depth examination of the consumer preferences of non-homeowners, defined as those that rent and those that live with someone else, such as family or friends, without paying rent.
(May 24, 2019) Once the first day of the summer season makes its glorious mark, I think it is safe to say that we are all about letting those sunny vibes flow with absolutely no cares in the world.
(May 24, 2019) What is the actual reality when a chef presents his creation? More specifically, how does a chef perceive a particular dish at the moment of completion?
(May 17, 2019) If you watch the regional news stations, you may have seen the television ads for a real estate company called Redfin.
(May 17, 2019) If one was asked to describe and define a mushroom, how would you respond?
(May 10, 2019) Is a culinary masterpiece attainable?