(Jan. 22, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, the Australians continued their pursuit of the beaten Italian Tenth Army, now under the command of Lt.-Gen. Giuseppe Tellera, after capturing Tobruk.
(Jan. 22, 2021) The definition of habit is characterized as an automatic, unconscious action as opposed to an intentional, goal-related objective.
(Jan. 22, 2021) Most people are familiar with the VA Loan, which is a loan program through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
(Jan. 15, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, units of the French Navy achieved a victory over the Royal Thai Navy during the brief war between the two countries.
(Jan. 15, 2021) My family’s kitchen has always been a legislative platform for debating important issues such as the perfect pancake.
(Jan. 15, 2021) The Maryland Real Estate Commission is the regulatory agency that provides licenses to real estate brokers and agents.
(Jan. 8, 2021) Choices are a fact of life and sometimes selections come in the most unusual situations.
(Jan. 8, 2021) This week 80 years ago, after the 6th Australian Division, commanded by Gen. Iven Mackay, completed the capture of Libyan port of Bardia, it continued its westward advance and began the assault on the fortress of Tobruk.
(Jan. 8, 2021) The year 2020 in real estate ended very strong. Here’s an “at a glance” recap of some of the various market stats.
(Jan. 8, 2021) We’re coming off a nice fall season. The weather was good and the waves consistent.
(Dec. 25, 2020) This week, 80 years ago a regiment of the 6th Australian Division, under the command of George Wootten, was besieging the Italian garrison of Giarabub, commanded by Maj. Salvatore Castagna.
(Dec. 25, 2020) Christmas is finally here!
(Dec. 25, 2020) This year has produced noticeable real estate market shifts, and in many cases the surge in real estate demand was fueled by the effects of covid-19.
(Dec. 18, 2020) We’ll start this one with a little humor.
(Dec. 18, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the German Auxiliary Merchant Cruiser Komet was on her first cruise, to hunt, sink or capture Allied merchant ships sailing in the Pacific Ocean.
(Dec. 18, 2020) The art of entertaining is defined as providing amusement or enjoyment.
(Dec. 18, 2020) Worcester County’s Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Program, which was adopted in 1990, accommodates future growth within the Critical Area, while providing for conservation of fish, wildlife and plant habitats, and minimizing adverse water quality impacts.
(Dec. 11, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt held a press conference to announce the “Lend-Lease” Program. The United States and the world had passed through the greatest depression in modern history and was still very much in the throes of a difficult and p…
(Dec. 11, 2020) Perfection not only requires assumptions about reality, but also needs to address the issue of possibility.
(Dec. 11, 2020) There are so many advantages to owning your own home, and even with prices on the rise, affording a new home may be easier than you think due to continued record-setting low interest rates.
(Dec. 4, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the Commonwealth’s Western Desert Force, under the command of Major-Gen. Sir Richard O’Connor, launched “Operation Compass” against the Italian Tenth Army commanded by Gen. Mario Berti.
(Dec. 4, 2020) My inner voice is a constant monologue that beckons me to embrace healthy choices.
(Dec. 4, 2020) When it comes to restrictions that local governments impose on property, there are avenues such as a variance or a special exception that owners can pursue to request changes, but the two are very different.
(Nov. 27, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the Royal Navy and the Regia Marina Italia clashed in the Battle of Cape Spartivento off the western coast of Sardinia. The Italians know this as the Battle of Cape Teulada.
(Nov. 27, 2020) Thanksgiving is over and Americans are literally stuffed.
(Nov. 27, 2020) An important inspection for homes, especially those on a private well water supply, is the water quality test.
(Nov. 20, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, one of the great injustices of the war was imposed by the British Government on one of its country’s heroes, Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh C.T. Dowding, as he was unceremoniously removed from his position — a position from which he had, literally, saved …
(Nov. 20, 2020) In a strong real estate market with lower inventory, we are experiencing numerous multiple offer situations, especially on the lower price point category of homes that first-time homebuyers would be seeking.
(Nov. 20, 2020) Thanksgiving is one of the most popular holidays of the year.
(Nov. 13, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the Communist Chinese Eighth Route Army, under the command of Zhu De launched the “Hundred Regiments Offensive” against the Japanese North China Area Army commanded by Hayao Tada.
(Nov. 13, 2020) The philosophy of time has been a subject of much debate.
(Nov. 13, 2020) Most commonly used in the state of Maryland to protect a buyer and ensure that title to a property is clear and marketable in a real estate transaction, is the purchase of a title insurance policy.
(Nov. 6, 2020) The month of October produced quite a bit of activity in the ocean.
(Nov. 6, 2020) One of my greatest pleasures is teaching young children the art of cooking. Their passion and imagination are sincere and there is no limit to their wonderment.
(Nov. 6, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the Royal Navy established a blueprint for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, when the Royal Navy’s carrier-based planes attacked the Italian navy — Regia Marina Italia — at its base in the 2,600-year-old port of Taranto.
(Nov. 6, 2020) Homeowners in the state of Maryland should be aware that as of Jan. 1, 2018, there were new residential smoke alarm requirements put into place, as per a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly in 2013.
(Oct. 30, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the German Fuhrer’s personal train, Amerika, pulled into the Santa Maria Novella Railway Station in Florence, Italy, where the German Fuhrer was scheduled to meet the Italian Duce. It was not a week that had gone well for the German dictator.
(Oct. 30, 2020) There is no holiday quite like Halloween. Kids and adults alike cannot resist the temptation of witches and vampires.
(Oct. 30, 2020) With two months left in this bizarre 2020, and the continuation of a very strong sellers market, many buyers are asking what impact continued economic uncertainty could have on home prices and will they finally start to level or go down.
(Oct. 23, 2020) My passion for cooking has heightened as the clock of time ticks to new beginnings.
(Oct. 23, 2020) Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County operates a ReStore located at 9026 Worcester Highway in Berlin.
(Oct. 23, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, der Führer of Deutchland, Adolf Hitler, met with El Caudillo de España, Generalísimo Francisco Franco, in the French resort town of Hendaye on the Franco-Spanish Border. El Caudillo was accompanied by his brother-in-law, Spanish Foreign Minister Ramón…
(Oct. 16, 2020) What does creamy mac and cheese, tortilla chips smothered in spicy nacho sauce and luscious cauliflower au gratin have in common? If you guessed a decadent cheese sauce, you are correct.
(Oct. 16, 2020) Cash may be king in a sellers’ market, but buyers need to understand that the same is not true with financial institutions.
(Oct. 16, 2020) Note: The following is not meant to be offensive in any way.
(Oct. 16, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the 1940 presidential campaign was in the “home stretch.” Franklin Roosevelt, in 1940, had served the traditional two terms which every President, since George Washington set the tradition, in 1797, had honored. Beginning with his landslide victory ov…
(Oct. 9, 2020) Who would ever have thought that the combination of peanut butter and jelly would become the sensation that it is?
(Oct. 9, 2020) Information from a recent Sears Home Services survey is showing that the pandemic has prompted homeowners to reevaluate their homes.
(Oct. 9, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the Regia Marina Italia engaged the Royal Navy, the first night engagement between the two Navies, in the Battle of Cape Passero in the southeast part of Sicily.
(Oct. 2, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, a Nationalist Chinese force, commanded by Han Deqin (Te-ch’in), attacked the 7,000-man-strong Communist New Fourth Army, commanded by Su Yu at Huangqiao (“Yellow Bridge”), in the coastal province of Jiangsu, whose capital is Nanking.
(Oct. 2, 2020) This year will go down in history as one of the most memorable years Americans have ever experienced.