Maryland Blogger: Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals)

Top Moments During 2015

Top Moments During 2015

 

Karen Fiddler has challenged ActiveRain bloggers to share their top ten moments during 2015. If you have not yet submitted your blog for this challenge, the deadline is January 3, 2015. Use the link to see the details. The reward for a blog submission is 1,000 points.

1. Our major event for the year was the celebration of our 50th wedding anniversary. Dolores happens to be the best wife in the world.

2. When you are in the advanced senior age category, good health becomes an important priority. When I made my regular visit to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, tests showed that my leukemia is still in remission and that was very good news. 

3. One of our favorite regular activities is to make day trips to places we enjoy. We were able to visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA several times during the year. Our most recent visit was to see the annual exhibit A Longwood Christmas.

4. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA is one of our favorite museums and we were able to attend the major exhibits during the year. The current exhibit which we highly recommend is Rodin: Evolution of a Genius. 

5. Another travel destination in Richmond that we enjoyed on a regular basis during the year is Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Regular readers of my blogs know that flower photograph is one of my hobbies.

6. Dolores and I were able to again visit the Brandywine Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, PA. Their special exhibits are always outstanding. 

7. We made regular visits to Winterthur in Wilmington, Delaware and Downton Abby fans would have enjoyed our viewing of the special exhibits of the Downtown Abby costumes as compared with those worn by the du Pont staff at Winterthur.

8. We were able to make multiple visits to the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, Maryland. One of those visits was even more special when we were accompanied by out of town family guests.

9. Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland is another of our regular destinations and we were able to take photographs at their annual Wings of Fancy Exhibit with butterflies. We are also members and regular visitors to Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC.

10. We just returned from a week in Williamsburg, VA. We are annual members of Colonial Williamsburg and it is one of our favorite travel destinations. During this visit we made a day trip to see special exhibits at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, VA and were able to visit with family members in Norfolk to exchange Christmas gifts. We also made a day trip to visit the wonderful Mariner's Museum in Newport News, VA.

A special moment that lasted the entire year was my second year of retirement from real estate. 

If you are making travel plans, I do recommend all of the places mentioned in this blog.

Happy New Year!

 

 

Zinnia, Kentlands Photowalk, Photograph by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Zinnia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5487
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy Kelley and Associates

 

Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

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