Carol Williams' Real Estate Marketing and Goal Setting Blog

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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.



"Whiter whites, colors vivid and bright."  Are they selling laundry detergent or cataract surgery?I'm pleased to announce the cataract surgery I had yesterday was a total success. I've been reminded how white snow is.  Everything is so much brighter out of my right eye now.  I can hardly wait to ...
"Faith is like WiFi.  It is invisible but it has the power to connect you with what you need."Good morning!  Depending on when you read this, I will be either preparing for, be in, or recovering from cataract surgery.  I am so looking forward to it and, yet, I have a slight bit of anxiety over it...
Here are the links to my posts from last week, in case you want to catch up on some you missed:Ice Balls: A Phenomenon of Weather  I was fascinated by a report on the Weather Channel showing and explaining the phenomenon of the formation of ice balls in Lake Michigan.  Niagra Falls: Video of the ...
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always o...
"We build too many walls and not enough bridges."-Isaac Newton I have lived in Wenatchee, Washington for almost 47 years but I was born in Portland, Oregon.  Many people think of Portland as the Rose City or the City of Roses.  However, Portland is also known for the extensive bridge system, brin...
"Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you greater than any obstacle."-Christian D. Larson Tuesday evening I had the pleasure of attending a presentation given by two lady friends who took a 500-mile walking trek from St. Jean Pied de Port in France to Sant...
Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can on it."-Danny KayeI was reviewing some of my posts from last year and thought this one was worth a re-run.  It has a great message my philosophy about how to build a successful real estate business. Since I can't reblog my own posts, I'm for...
"Always defend your right to heal at your own pace."How do I write a post about a challenge to make 2018 the best year yet when I don't believe it is possible, no matter what I do?If that sounds negative, it's not.  For me, it is just being realistic.  Sometimes things happen in life that make yo...
Dear Mother Nature:Get back on your meds, pop open a bottle of wine and start thinking warm happy thoughts."I've been to Niagra Falls and it was amazing.  I can't imagine, though, how awesome it would be to be there in person right now!  The historic cold winter weather and Storm Grayson has crea...
Here are the links to my posts from last week, in case you want to catch up on some you missed:My Wishes for YOU in 2018  "What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't happened yet."   Stay Positive and Flourish in 2018  "Whether you think you can or think you c...


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