The adage ask and you shall receive never rang more true for Vinson Bankoski than when he asked Judith Jones legendary Julia Child editor and author of The Pleasures [caption id="attachment_8946" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Judith Jones and Charlestown s Director of Dining Services Vinson Bankoski trade stories as they whip up a cheese souffl from The Pleasures of Cooking

Brooksby Village

On Sunday mornings while the Catholic service is underway, behind the scenes the Brooksby Protestant Faith Choir cherishes its last moments of practice, working diligently toward perfect harmony. [caption id="attachment_8813" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Ted Good directs the Brooksby Protestant

Cedar Crest

Joyce Chananie has created an army of do-good knitters. [caption id="attachment_8991" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Joyce Chananie shows off some of the hats that the Instructional Knitting group has made for local charities. (Photo by Tony Ciavolella)"]

Maris Grove

Florence Clark chose to move to Maris Grove because she had many friends that lived there already and so her husband, Dave, would have access to topnotch health care.

Oak Crest
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Richard (Dick) Taylor loved the townhome off Joppa Rd. and Loch Raven Blvd. that he and his late wife shared for 40-some odd years.
Oak Crest

In 1971 when Robert (Bob) Gralley wanted to shed a few extra pounds, he decided to give running a try. This month, he will run his 50,000th mile and he has no plans of [caption id="attachment_8837" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Bob Gralley holds a number he received in the Baltimore Marathon, just 1 of the 42 marathons in which he has competed.

Cedar Crest
Cedar Crest sMedical Director Roland Lascari, M.D., believes in treating all patients like family members with care, patience, and support. [caption id="attachment_8993" align="alignright" width="168" caption="Roland Lascari, M.D.
Maris Grove

Ten years ago, right after he retired, Don Lomax started volunteering to fix up houses. [caption id="attachment_8817" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Don Lomax, who lives at Maris Grove, founded the Community Housing Coalition of Madison County."]


Ask any Realtor and they ll tell you: there is no perfect house.