Category Archives: Western Maryland

18th Annual Deep Creek Dunk on February 20, 2016

  The 18th Annual MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk is coming up soon. Do something good while having loads of fun! And don’t forget about the Goosebumps & Grapes on February 19, 2016! Enjoy an evening of wine sampling around a great … Continue reading

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Weather folklore (?)

With the weather being as the weather is these days, bad thoughts are surfacing. Was that really it? Summer’s over already? According to the meteorologists the weather will straighten itself out by the end of week. Warm temps will return … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing Anyone?

Deep Creek Lake offers yet another winter activity that many people probably aren’t aware of ……… snowshoeing tours. Yes, you heard me correctly snowshoeing! I never thought about it being an option here but why not? It is a great … Continue reading

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2015 Deep Creek Dunk

The time has arrived yet again for the Annual Deep Creek Dunk. The 17th Annual MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk is scheduled for this Saturday, February 21st. The preparations have already begun as they have started to remove the ice behind … Continue reading

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Did you know?????

After doing some research through the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, I discovered some very interesting information.  Did you know that Wisp was not the first ski resort in Maryland? That honor  goes to New Germany State Park in the 1940’s … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day or Candlemas Day???

Everyone knows about Punxsutawney Phil but did you know the history behind the tradition of Groundhog Day. It’s roots were derived from the ancient Christian tradition of Candlemas Day, when clergy would distribute blessed candles to families at the beginning … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Halloween goes back far into history.  This celebration dates back to the Celtic festival of Samhain.  Though was celebrated on November the first as a marking to the end of summer and harvest to the beginning of darkness and the … Continue reading

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Fall Back!!

  The History of Daylight Savings!! In 1784 Benjamin Franklin was said to have invented Day Light Savings Time (DST) .  His idea for DST was so that the hours of light could be used more efficiently and save more … Continue reading

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Sept 11 2001

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, Twin Towers, and flight 93.  The staff here at Humberson Homes would like to take a moment to remember all those fallen during this tragedy.

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Summer is coming to an end!

Summer is slowly coming to an end, labor day is approaching.  August 25, 2014 is back to school for students of Garrett County.  Take advantage of some of the end of the season shopping well looking for great homes in … Continue reading

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