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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.



I love Spring for all the new life that comes from our trees and flowers, and flowering plants.Even though it is officially Apple Blossom time in the Wenatchee Valley, it is the pear blossoms that are actually in bloom.  The unseasonably cool Spring has the apple blossoms behind, but the pear blo...
Here is the list of scheduled events for tomorrow (Wednesday 4/30/2008)Entertainment at Memorial Park: Food Fair: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. EHS Jazz Band: Noon EJHS Choirs, 12:45 p.m.EJHS Jazz Band: 1:30 p.m. WV Ram Belles Dance Team: 4:30 p.m.Fabulous Feet: 5 p.m. Academy of Dance & Performing Arts: 5:3...
Ken Blodgett, a major figure in the evolution of the Wenatchee riverfront development planning has put 4.7 acres up for sale for 3.5 million dollars.   This is property that was slated for condos.Blodgett's listing agent, Ron Stephenson of Premier One Properties, was quoted as saying: "The reason...
Today's Activities:Entertainment at Memorial Park:Food Fair: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Wenatchee Youth Fiddlers: 5 p.m. Drew Jaeger: 5:30 p.m., Wenatchee Apollo Club: 6:15 p.m. WVC Hepcats: 7 p.m.Outta Line Dancers: 7:30 p.m.Riverfront Park:Carnival (Pay One Price day): 5 p.m., Tuesday's upcoming activiti...
Below is a list of the upcoming Apple Blossom events for tomorrow (Sunday, April 27th), as reported in the Wenatchee World.   Here is a link to complete coverage of the Festival from the Wenatchee World.   This lawn below the Chelan County Courthouse in downtown Wenatchee is known as "Memorial Pa...
Here is a group of additional Youth Parade photos from this mornings event.  The police cars and fire trucks always lead off the Parade. This years theme was "A Slice of Paradise" which, of course, is a combination of honoring the apple industry and a play on words for the way we feel about life ...
One of the really fun events for the kids at Apple Blossom time in Wenatchee is the parade just for kids... the Youth Parade.  It's all things kids.  The schools have bands, and floats and other kid related businesses have entries as well, or the kids can just walk along the route.  Here are some...
It's that time of year again... the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival !  Plans for this years event have been in the works since the day after last years event ended!  This picture is of one of last years floats, and we can hardly wait to see what is in store for us this year.  Tonight, on ...
"Never put yourself in a position where you are at the mercy of someone else."This post was originally published on April 22, 2008.  Since I retired from active listing and selling and property management in 2011, I decided I need to remove old contact links and remove links to old websites and b...
I am curious what the experience of agents and consumers around the country is with AHS Home Warranties.  It's become standard procedure to request a home warranty on ALL of our buyer purchases.  As a property manager for many out of town investors, I am often the one making the service requests....

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