roy and dolores kelley photographs: Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week - 08/11/17 07:30 AM
Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week
 
The Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week begins on Monday, August 14, 2017 and runs through Sunday, August 20, 2017. Over 250 restaurants are participating in the event. Click on the link to reach the website and select the restaurants you will enjoy during the week.
 
 Clematis Seed Pod + Imagination, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 4216 A
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Walkabout Wednesday at Outback Steakhouse in Germantown, MD - 08/11/17 06:25 AM
Walkabout Wednesday at Outback Steakhouse in Germantown, MD
 
Wednesday night is a good time to have dinner at our local Outback Steakhouse in Germantown, Maryland. The Wednesday only special is called Walkabout Wednesday and offers a 6 ounce center-cut sirloin or grilled chicken on the barbie served with Aussie fries and a light draft beer for $9.99. We usually get a side order of mushrooms to share as well. Click on the link to reach the website. If you are a member of AARP, you can qualify for a 10% discount.
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Dinner at Zoes Kitchen in Kentlands - 08/09/17 03:25 PM
Dinner at Zoes Kitchen in Kentlands
 
We took advantage of a buy one get one free coupon to have dinner at Zoes Kitchen, a Mediterranean restaurant, in Kentlands, our home community within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Both of us had the Mediterranean chicken plus two sides. The food was good and the service was prompt. Click on the link to view the menu.
 
Zoes Kitchen
177 Kentlands Boulevard
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
301-947-7711 
 
 Clematis, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 4227
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, Aug. 11-19, 2017 - 08/09/17 10:47 AM
Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, Aug. 11-19, 2017
 
The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in Gaithersburg, Maryland will take place from August 11-19, 2017. Click on the link to reach the website for all of the information you will need, including a map of the fair site and parking area. 
Set your GPS for 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877. Call 301-926-3100 if you have questions.
 
 
Lily, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 4757
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Annual SummerFest in Kentlands, August 26, 2017 - 08/09/17 10:07 AM
Annual SummerFest in Kentlands, August 26, 2017
 
The Kentlands Citizens Assembly annual SummerFest carnival and pool party is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the upper deck and lawn behind the Kentlands Clubhouse. Food will be provided by Smokehouse Catering and wine and beer will be provided by Dogfish Alehouse. 
This is a Kentlands Residents Only event. Wristbands will be issued. Attendees must be 21 or older to drink alcohol and have a valid state issued ID.
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Changes at Gazebo Cafe in Kentlands - 08/09/17 09:40 AM
Changes at Gazebo Cafe in Kentlands
 
Gazebo Cafe, in Kentlands, has received a Wine and Beer License and the owners, Ji and Tim Sung, are offering new dinner hours and a weekend brunch. Dolores and I need to stop by for a meal.
 
Gazebo Cafe
422 Main Street, Kentlands
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
240-912-5353
 
 
Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: New Operator and New Plans for the Kentlands Theater - 08/09/17 09:10 AM
New Operator and New Plans for the Kentlands Theater
 
Changes are in the works for the Kentlands Theater which is located in the Kentlands Market Square area of our home community within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. The owners of the property have announced that Cineplois Luxury Cinemas will substantially upgrade the facility with new seating and expanded food service and have scheduled an opening for 2019. The theater's 34,000 square feet will have 540 seats.
The current operators will continue until this fall before the theater is closed for renovations that could take up to 12 months.
 
 
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: What will replace Kmart in Kentlands Square? - 08/09/17 08:38 AM
What will replace Kmart in Kentlands Square?
 
Kentlands Square is a shopping center located in Kentlands, our home community within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Kmart has a large store and a very large parking lot within Kentlands Square but changes are predicted during future developments.
The City of Gaithersburg City Council has approved a mixed-use sketch plan for the redevelopment of the Kmart area. This plan includes up to 1,450 multifamily units and up to 784,080 square feet of commercial and office areas. Area residents will be closely watching for further announcements.
 
Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Cherry Recipes - 08/09/17 07:44 AM
Cherry Recipes
 
My mother made wonderful cherry pies and they have been a lifetime favorite for me. The cherry pies from Costco are often served at open houses.
If you love cherry desserts, you will want to follow my Cherry Recipes board on Pinterest. Just click on the link to view the recipes.
Let me know if you post a blog with one of your favorite cherry recipes. I may want to schedule a reblog.
 
 
 
 
 Dianthus in the rain, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Recommended PC Support: Chris Porreco at PC-TEKS - 08/08/17 10:01 AM
Recommended PC Support: Chris Porreco at PC-TEKS
 
During a recent thunderstorm, there was a nearby lightning strike that caused us to lose our internet connection. The guy from Comcast was very nice and installed a new modem but was unable to restore our local network and access to our printers.
We called Chris Porreco at PC-TEKS for help. He came to our home and restored our network and computer connections. When you need PC support, we recommend calling Chris. We have used Chris Porreco for many years.
 
Chris Porreco
PC-Teks
Support@pcteksglobal.com
301-717-4438
 
 
 
Daylilies, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 4745
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Eggplant with Garlic Sauce for Lunch: Ming's Asian Bistro - 08/08/17 09:01 AM
Eggplant with Garlic Sauce for Lunch: Ming's Asian Bistro
 
Chef Dolores was out shopping and picked up a carryout lunch from one of our favorite little restaurants in Kentlands.  Ming's Asian Bistro offers Chinese and Vietnamese style food. Click on the link to visit their website.
Dolores selected the Hot and Sour Soup and the Eggplant with Garlic Sauce and fried rice for our lunch. It was delicious. Their lunch specials are available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
Ming's Asian Bistro
251 Market Street, West,  Kentlands
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
301-977-2222
 
 Blackberry Lily, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Recommended HVAC Service: Tuckers Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing - 08/08/17 08:10 AM
Recommended HVAC Service: Tuckers Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing
 
My morning assignment was to meet with the HVAC service person for the regular servicing of our home equipment in Kentlands while Dolores was on the golf course. We have an annual service contract with Tuckers Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing and have used them for many years. 
We recommend this firm for HVAC service in Gaithersburg and Montgomery County, Maryland. And, we have always recommended an annual service contract. Click on the link to visit the website.
 
 
 Strawflower, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
Photograph by Roy Kelley
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: White Wine Selection: Cul-De-Sac Chardonnay - 08/08/17 06:51 AM
White Wine Selection: Cul-De-Sac Chardonnay
 
Chef Dolores and enjoyed a bottle of Cul-De-Sac Chardonnay from Cul-De-Sac Wine Company in Livermore and Ripon, California. This is a good selection if you are looking for an inexpensive wine to serve at one of your summertime events.
 
 
 
 Blackberry Lilies, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Craft Beer Tasting at Waredaca Brewing Company, Gaithersburg, MD - 08/07/17 11:51 AM
Craft Beer Tasting at Waredaca Brewing Company, Gaithersburg, MD
 
After a very nice lunch at Montgomery Country Club, Dolores and I decided to visit Waredaca Brewing Company, for the first time, to try their craft beers. This is a farm brewery out in the country. They had eight beers on tap and we ordered flights to taste all of them. The flights are priced at $2.00 per selection.
This is our sampling list:
Bunkhouse Saison, Alc. by Vol. 5%
Little Dam Honey Wheat, 5.8%
MD-16 Light Lager, 4.5%
White Flag Belgian Wit with local blueberries, 4.7%
Beecher IPA, 5.8%
Haymaker Rye Pale Ale, 4.4%
Reveille Coffee Stout, 7.5%
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Lunch at Montgomery Country Club - 08/07/17 08:00 AM
Lunch at Montgomery Country Club
 
We had a beautiful day in Maryland and Chef Dolores suggested lunch on the patio overlooking the golf course at Montgomery Country Club. Click on the link to view the menu. We shared The Ultimate Club and the Eggplant Parmesan Grilled Cheese sandwiches. Our beverage selection was Goose Island IPA. We enjoyed to lunch and had the opportunity to chat with several friends.
If you are looking for a golf club to join in the Gaithersburg area, you may want to take a close look at Montgomery Country Club. Dolores has been playing on the course for many years.
 
 
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Gazania, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 4746 - 08/06/17 05:22 PM
Gazania, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 4746
 
We have gazania flowers in our home garden in Kentlands, a planned community within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. These are small flowers that are available in a variety of colors. They do well in planters and require little attention. 
I used a sheet of red paper to create the background for this photograph. As usual, I used iPiccy.com for photo editing.
 
Subhash Sharma  "This gorgeous Gazania has been named in honour of Theodor of Gaza (1398–1478). He was responsible for the translation of the Botanical works of Theophrastus from Greek into Latin. Another possibility is … (16 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Book Recommendation: The Switch by Joseph Finder - 08/06/17 04:29 PM
Book Recommendation: The Switch by Joseph Finder
 
The Switch (2017) is the latest thriller by The New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder. I enjoyed this fast reading novel and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and his books.
 
Books by Joseph Finder
 
Goodreads Review of The Switch
"'Michael Tanner is heading home from a business trip when he accidentally picks up the wrong laptop from security. What he doesn't know is that the owner is US Senator Susan Robbins, and her laptop contains top secret files that should never have been on there in … (13 comments)

roy and dolores kelley photographs: Waffle Cones at Bruster's in Gaithersburg, Maryland - 08/06/17 01:03 PM
Waffle Cones at Bruster's Ice Cream in Gaithersburg, Maryland
 
Chef Dolores suggested ice cream as a Sunday afternoon treat. She had a buy one, get one free coupon for a regular waffle cone at Bruster's Ice Cream. We had lemon creme, death by chocolate and butter pecan ice cream in a waffle cone and it was wonderful. If you live in the area or plan to visit, Bruster's is an ideal place to visit. Click on the link to view the website.
 
Bruster's Real Ice Cream
Gaithersburg Shopping Center
18519 Frederick Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879
240-631-1222
 
 
 
 
 Easter Lily Cactus, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
Photograph by Roy Kelley
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Zucchini Recipes - 08/04/17 12:18 PM
Zucchini Recipes 
 
Chef Dolores is always looking for Zucchini recipes. If you want some new recipes, please follow my Zucchini Recipes board on Pinterest. Click on the link to view this board.
It is a good time to add some recipes to your Pinterest boards. 
 
Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 8271
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
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roy and dolores kelley photographs: Washington Redskins 2017 NFL Schedule - 08/04/17 11:46 AM
Washington Redskins 2017 NFL Schedule
 
Click on the following link to view the 2017 pre-season and regular season schedule for the Washington Redskins.  
Washington Redskins 2017 NFL Schedule 
 Daylily, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 4691
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