From the category archives:

Over 55

Retiring… What now?

November 3, 2014

Considering retiring to an area that offers history, affordability and a wide range of activities- then look at Charlottesville, VA. With its richly varied landscape that offer breathtaking views of the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains, the four season climates, top medical care, and a wide variety of leisure activities… it’s easy to see why Charlottesville […]

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Keswick Hall Golf Course Layout

September 27, 2014

For more than a year we’ve been waiting eagerly for the golf course at gorgeous Keswick Hall to reopen.  It’s been undergoing an extensive renovation under the guidance of Pete Dye, who’s among the elite with the likes of Robert Trent Jones in the World Golf Hall of Fame… honored for world famous architectural golf course design.  […]

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Your Digital Legacy

July 18, 2014

Doink.  Palm slap to forehead.  It never occurred to me until I read an article this morning, that there’s a huge unchartered process that begins if someone dies but they’ve not specified what should become of their online identities and postings. If it’s not spelled out in a person’s will, managing their online accounts after death can […]

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A Special Pool With Views

June 8, 2014

Recently the folks at Realtor Magazine have reinforced a concept that we believe is important for both buyers and sellers.  Their recent polls confirm that the outdoor spaces are as important to many people as other spaces of the home.   As in, let’s come home from work and relax or entertain outside. Of course the investment of […]

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Virginia Dahlia Festival Coming Up

September 14, 2013

Are you a fan of dahlias?  Are you a fan of Irish folk music or BBQ?   If so, lucky you. Next week (on September 21-22), the Virginia Dahlia Festival will take place at Wollam Gardens in Jeffersonton VA.   For those not familiar with Virginia, it’s located between Culpeper and Warrenton. They say you’ll be able […]

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Time To Get Wet

August 1, 2013

August is certainly a “Dog Day” month.  It’s typically steamy and hot in Charlottesville, a good time to go to the beach or the mountains for a vacation.  But for those of us who’re unable to escape for some beach fun… there are still plenty of ways to get wet and cool off within a […]

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Put It In Writing

June 29, 2013

We’re in a profession where ‘put it in writing’ is almost a mantra.  But until recently it hadn’t occurred to me, that what I see when I use that phrase… and what younger folks see when the same phrase is used… is completely different.   Who knew? Apparently many schools no longer even teach cursive writing.  […]

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New Seniors Housing Option in Charlottesville

April 18, 2013

There’s going to be a greater number of  ‘maturing’ Seniors as the Boomers age.  And the Boomers are reknowned for refusing to act in a manner traditionally assigned to their age.  So it’s no surprise that active healthy Seniors are carefully selecting housing based on their unique status in life. Charlottesville now has an option called The […]

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Tango Charlottesville

January 21, 2013

It’s a great way to shore up your New Year’s resolutions about fitness … and still have a great time.  Really.  Give the tango a try.  Here are details for Charlottesville people who want to dance the tango.  You can be a beginner and still not be embarrassed.  Charlottesville has several dance schools and each […]

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Visit the Monticello Artisan Trail and Win A Free Getaway

November 22, 2012

The Monticello Artisan Trail in the Central VA counties of Albemarle and Nelson just celebrated its successful one year anniversary.   This year they’re offering you an incentive to visit 10 of their artisan destinations by the end of the year in order to win a free weekend getaway. This artisan trail is part of the Artisan Center […]

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