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President Elect Obama’s Inaugural

 lincoln-memorial-blankblankblank               BlankBlankBlank – Flickr.com                Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

The Official Opening Ceremony for the Presidential Inauguration began with a kick off concert at Lincoln Memorial, which President elect Obama and Vice-President elect Joe Biden attended.  Some of the privileged chosen artist that performed during the “We are One” concert were Bruce Springsteen, Steve Wonder, U2 and Beyonce.

For articles leading up to Obama’s Presidency, AOL.com <CLICK> has some great on-line articles. On other Presidential Inaugurals <CLICK>.

From Good Morning AmericaBurack’s Letter to His Girls <CLICK> 

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During the inauguration, Obama will place his hand on the same Bible Abraham Lincoln used for his March 1861 inauguration.  Also, Obama has chosen the same menu <CLICK> that was served during Abraham Lincoln’s celebration.

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Our soon to be… President Obama has much to do to help our country, and most Americans believe Obama will deliver!

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For more information on all the coverage – From the Swearing-In Ceremony and much awaited speech, the parade, and the Ball, view About.com <CLICK>

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January 19, 2009 Posted by | President Obama, Uncategorized, USA | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Decorating Your Christmas Tree

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It’s that time again – to go up in the attic, down to the basement, garage or wherever it is that you stored your Holiday Decorations – Yup!  A whole year has past since you last took them out.

In New York City, it was the 76th Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center

rockefeller-tree-phillie-casablanca Phillie Casablanca – Flickr.com

The show kicked of with a performance by Britney Spears, followed by many great and popular artist – both young and old, attracting all audiences.  There was Tony Bennett, The Jonas Brothers, Faith Hill, Beyonce, Harry Connick Jr., Miley Cyrus and more.

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The 72-foot Norway spruce tree was decorated with 30,000 energy efficient LED lights on 5 miles of wire topped with a massive Swarovski crystal star.

Now, we don’t have to worry about decorating a tree of this size, but it can still be challenging – for some helpful video tips from HGTV – Click here  – and for 31 Ways to Trim Your Christmas Treeclick here for Country Living.

christmas-tree-z170727-liz-kbZ170727  liz kb – Flickr.com

For Buyers looking during this time, seeing  a house tastefully decorated, makes it feel like a HOME to them.  For sellers, selling during the Holidays, decorating the home will enhance it’s beauty.

For Holiday Safety Tips – ABC News – Good Morning America<CLICK> Here for Video

December 5, 2008 Posted by | Buyers, Christmas, Fun Post, Home, Sellers, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment