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Real Estate Happenings in The Villages Florida area with special attention to over-55 communities in The Villages and Summerfield. Written and Edited by Mary-kay Canfield and Chris K. Canfield, REALTORs with RE/MAX Premier Realty - The Villages FL

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2011 

There is Something Ironic about the First Flowers to Bloom in My Garden! After struggling through a winter with record snowfalls, I have been longing for the first signs of life in my gardens!  I have a few plants pushing up through the ground . . .   But the first flowers to actually bloom are [...
Posted about 3 years ago
This Bird was Just Asking For it!! You know how sometimes someone is just asking for it?  Well today I was sitting in my car waiting for a client when the first mockingbird I have seen this year landed right in front of me and just asked to be photographed.  But wait, I don't have my camera with ...
Posted about 3 years ago
No Flowers in My Yard Yet, But the Indoor Garden Continues to Cheer Me! People keep asking if I have any flowers in my yard yet.  Thank goodness with yesterday's snow, the answer is "No," but things are starting to poke out of the ground, so hopefully within a week I will have an outdoor plant to...
Posted about 3 years ago
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Here We Snow Again! Okay, so maybe that is not my old Mini Cooper on the winding snowy roads of Connecticut.  This is actually a billboard on the side of a building in New York City!  Our family friend HeyMagpie had to take this picture as her family also had a Mini that is now being missed. But ...
Posted about 3 years ago
The First Sign of Spring in Cheshire, CT - NOT a Robin! To me the true first sign of Spring is the return of the Wood Ducks, and that occurred this morning in my backyard.  My home office overlooks some very tall trees, so I see some birds that others might miss.  I was doubly lucky this morning ...
Posted about 3 years ago
How Does Your Indoor Garden Grow? Spring is coming soon, but my indoor garden is what is keeping me going right about now.  As some of you know, my Clivia decided to bloom this week.  Today I discovered that a FOURTH of the five plants in the pot (that was one plant originally) are now either blo...
Posted about 3 years ago
What a Difference a Day Makes! I rolled out of bed at 6 A.M. today as our kitchen was getting a makeover, and the counter folks were coming at 6:50 (on a Saturday?).  When I got downstairs, I smelled the coffee and saw flashes coming from the kitchen--my wife was already there taking goodbye pict...
Posted about 3 years ago
Friday Fotos - A Slice of Heaven Do you have a favorite place on earth?  I have to say that I love warm climates (like Hawaii and Florida) and dry hot climates (I honestly love to visit Death Valley), but surprisingly one of my favorite spots on earth . . .     is Flam Norway   It was not the lea...
Posted about 3 years ago
If April Showers Bring May Flowers, What do March Monsoons Bring? Without a doubt, 2011 will go down in history as a year of weather!  Here we are only 69 days into the year, and it has already been one of records in Connecticut--record wind, record snow, record rain.  If March "Came in Like a Li...
Posted about 3 years ago
My Garden is Blooming (Well, my Inside Garden, Anyway) My outside garden still has a ways to go before anything will start blooming there, but yesterday morning I happened to notice that my clivia had the beginnings of a bloom!  On closer inspection I discovered that there are actually three bloo...
Posted about 3 years ago
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