Seattle Retired - What's next?

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Home Builder - Retired
The thoughts of Glenn Roberts about active retired life in Seattle
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Half Price Books has been selling used books, records, tapes, cds, and software since 1972 when the first store opened in Dallas, Texas. I don't know how long they have been in the University District of Seattle, but at least since the late 1980's when I moved to town. The concept is that they se...
01/02/2011
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Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Procrastination Isn't Helping Yesterday, I was honored by my peers and selected as the winner of the My Kodak Moment on Active Rain. I know I needed to say something. It can't be that hard, after all, this is not an Academy Award ...
12/31/2010
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Book Review: Selling When No One Is Buying Selling When No One Is Buying by sales trainer Stephan Schiffman didn't offer anything new or innovative but I'm glad I read it. It's full of reminders, procedures, warnings and tactic th...
12/28/2010
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate I've Got Second Thoughts Thanks to Larry Bird It's the end of the year and I've got my new business plan for 2011 on paper but now I've got second thoughts. In 2010 I think I did about 25 open houses. I can't think of a single buy...
12/26/2010
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Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Merry Christmas to All Merry Christmas to all of my Active Rain friends. I started blogging here in earnest last January and and have found a delightful community with which to share work as well as life. I've learned a lot and no...
12/25/2010
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Paying It Forward: Naomi Circle Our neighborhood, year and a half long traffic circle project to remove ivy and replant with native plants has reached the end of stage three. Our first mission was to remove the well entrenched ivy...
12/23/2010
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Pay it Forward with Real Change Real Change is a Seattle Newspaper with origins that date back to 1994. Tim Harris moved to Seattle from Boston and went to work on a paper and the paper's history makes for an interesting read. The...
12/18/2010
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Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Using Evernote For a while now I have been using the "Sticky-notes" program that comes with Windows 7 and find that it's a handy place to quickly jot down an idea for later use. There is so much input these days from a variety of ...
12/18/2010
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate My Kodak Moment: The Vietnam War In 1967, along with 550,000 other GI's I was in the Republic of South Vietnam. Most of us were between the ages of 18 and 22. To say we knew exactly why we were there would be a gross overstatement...
12/16/2010
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Ravenna 4th quarter data report Normally, the number of listings decline as the year wends its way to a close. This year is no exception. Some homes are taken off the market and will reappear in January. Others that might come on ...
12/16/2010
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