Monthly Archives: January 2012

Weekend Events for 1/28-29/2012

I owe a good friend and my father a  trout fishing trip, so Saturday may hold a hike into  the Blue Ridge Mountains of Nelson or Madison County, Virginia and some fly fishing!  I am still trying to schedule a … Continue reading

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New Businesses Coming to Zion Crossroads, Virginia – Sheetz! – Opened 5/23/2012

With all the commercial construction doom and gloom in the national media, Zion Crossroads, Virginia continues to buck the trend!  Adjacent to the Shops at Spring Creek and in front of Lowe’s and Wal-Mart, we’ve got Sheetz (scheduled to open Spring of … Continue reading

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Weekend Activities for 1/21-22/2012

Celebrate the life and work of Robert Burns this weekend. The Charlottesville Scottish Country Dancers will be hosting several events this weekend.  Starting Saturday at 1 PM with music and dancing to an evening Burns Night Dinner at Michie Tavern (reservations required) … Continue reading

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2011 Market Report & 2012 Predictions

2011 remains a memory and we’re plowing forward into 2012.  The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS released their year end report today and it continues to be a report worth exploring if you’re interested in Central Virginia Real Estate!  After … Continue reading

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Weekend Events

With the American Civil War Sesquicentennial event under way, many people travel to Virginia to participate.   Since many events occur in Central Virginia, participation remains easy for us.  Join The Louisa County Historical Society Saturday, January 14th from 10 AM … Continue reading

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Blaze Orange

I love showing farms and land.  When going into the woods, it’s always a great idea to wear some blaze orange (hat, shirt, vest, jacket, etc.).   In addition to helping others to identify you, it helps a group looking at … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead for 2012

Yes it’s 2012 and time to look at the year ahead.  Also, I’ve still got some 2012 Old Farmer’s Almanacs to pass out.  If you would like an Almanac and see me around Central Virginia, please ask for one (yes, … Continue reading

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1st Weekend of 2012 in Central Virginia

After a cold week, it looks like we’ve got a warmer weekend coming up!  I am looking forward to getting a few more out door projects taken care of (leaves, clear some brush, etc.).  With the last day of Central … Continue reading

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Moving Recources in Central Virginia

Many of the companies listed below give discounts to James Friend Dickerson’s, RE/MAX, and/or RE/MAX Assured Properties customers & clients.  Please don’t hesitate to name drop when contacting these resources to see if you can get better pricing for your move! Portable … Continue reading

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Oyster Stew at Kamp Karen

We love cooking at Kamp Karen.  Oysters remain one of our favorite foods.  Grilled, steamed, fried, sauteed or stewed and yes sometimes we eat them raw!!!  We like Rose Bay and Belhaven, NC or Chincoteague, VA oysters.  For new years … Continue reading

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