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Of course if you "borrow" a blog, even with permission, to post here on ActiveRain, you need to be careful to click the box that says it isn't your content.  And you won't get points for it.  And it won't be so easy for us to get to know you if you are blogging in someone else's voice! Today’s me...
12/04/2016
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I was just cleaning out a drawer in a little chest in my foyer, and this sort of jumped out at me!This came from ActiveRain's salad days, and it brought back a lot of memories. I went to many of Rain Camps, and at each one made new friends and learned something new.Rain Camps attracted bloggers i...
12/04/2016
Lise gives a fun reminder that it's not all work!  I am in New York this weekend with my husband, Bill, to see our grandson - and by extension., our son and daughter in law.  Last April I bought tickets to the first Annual College Hockey Showdown between North Dakota and Boston College where my h...
12/04/2016
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While looking through some old photos, I found this one that I took while on heavy duty pain killers at Georgetown Hospital.  It was actually the first time in my entire life that I'd been in a hospital overnight.  And a few minutes before I took this, a gentleman arrived delivering the most beau...
12/04/2016
With so many of the November challenges ending last week, there was a whole lot of reading to do here on ActiveRain, and I missed a bunch of great stuff.  But of what I did get to read, here were the standouts:Bobcat Buddies - A One In A Million Pose! Sheri Sperry: Sheri posts amazing photos from...
12/04/2016
'Tis the season, and you know the whole Christmas thing is here when all of the Lindt Santas begin to show up all over town.  They were lined up in various spots in a local Safeway, and not just at the candy counter!  Notice what they are selling at this counter - check the background!
12/03/2016
Let's hear it for all of our favorite house nerds who find the good and not so great stuff in the homes we sell!  Great post for explaining the due diligence part of buying. Due Diligence When Buying a Home - It's Important!   When buying a home in Carlsbad CA, or anywhere for that matter, it’s c...
12/02/2016
The conventional wisdom is that the interestest rates on home mortgages will increase sometime after the inauguration. For a while now, the interest rates on 30-year fixed mortgages have bounced around the 3.something range.  But an economy with low home mortgage rates is a blessing for home buye...
12/01/2016
While Vice-President Elect Mike Pence is still the Governor of Indiana, he's spending most of his time here in DC working on the transition to the new administration.  Since the Bidens will be in the Vice-President's official residence until the inaugural, the Pence family has moved into a tempor...
11/30/2016
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Whenever I take a trip by air, I try for a window seat and spend most of the journey with my camera checking out the scenery below.  I took this from a Southwest Airlines flight soon after it took off on the way to Seattle.  Surprisingly, there were no clouds when I landed, and it's supposed to r...
11/30/2016
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