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 cold winter. Celtics believed that the night before the new year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred. Releasing those mischievous ghosts who would damage crops and cause trouble. The celebration of Halloween was . . .
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 the Garrett County area! Whether you are planning to build or planning to buy, Humberson Homes is your one stop shop for our custom post and beam homes, modular homes, and real estate. Stop in and visit our office located . . .
Another 12 days until Spring if you believe in Groundhogs. If you don’t, it’ll be another 16 days until the Vernal Equinox, the first day of spring. Either way, considering the 73 days of winter we’ve already survived since the Winter Solstice on December 21, 2013 , it seems to be safe to say that the worst is over. Even better, for April and May the Farmers’ Almanac predicts warm and dry weather and a hot (and rainy) summer and . . .
They are here, these beautiful sunny but not too warm days. The Deep Creek Lake area in Garrett County is not that busy at that time of the year, it’s a little more quiet, rather tranquil, around here now. Enjoy the mild fall sun, the beautiful light and a nice big cone with your favorite ice cream. Get it at the Lakeside Creamery on 219 and sit on the benches outside – the view of the beautiful lake scenery makes . . .