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The end of the 31 posts in 31 days of January challenge I successfully did the challenge last November because I needed to become more consistent in blogging. I would always get my 10 weekly posts in, but I usually did it on Saturday and Sunday, and it was tiresome to say the least. In December ...
Do you send out postcards? I do! I've always enjoyed sending out postcards because I get such a good response from them. When someone calls you and says, "That was the most beautiful/useful postcard I've ever received," you know that you've made an impression, and that impression often comes bac...
"Sorry, we're sold out of 100-watt light bulbs" Somehow I missed the news release that 100-watt incandescent light bulbs would be illegal to sell in California as of January 1, 2010. It seems that it will be illegal in all other states as of January 1, 2011. As usual, California is ahead of the ...
This is one of a series titledOut & About with Jim Frimmer, your Realtor in Mission Valley.Read others in this series by clicking on Out & About. February is Museum Month! If you've been wanting to take the family to one of San Diego County's many museums but found it to be expensive for a famil...
I'm learning to keep a camera on the seat next to me when I'm driving because one never knows what one might see while stopped at a traffic signal. Like this: That was on the rear of a big truck that looked something like a septic tank truck. I have no idea what inedible waste shortening is, but...
Win a 7,300-square foot dream homebenefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities Buy your tickets to the Seventh Annual Dream House Raffle benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego! Ronald McDonald House of San Diego is a “home away from home” for families with seriously ill children...
Is it karma when flowers bloomat the same time a purchase offer is received? Just a little under two weeks ago I listed a condominium at Mission Greens. Behind the Mission Greens community is the Riverwalk Golf Course, the San Diego Trolley, and an open field. The condominium is vacant so I go b...
Need a little help with your Valentine love? If you're looking for a little help with your Valentine love, look no further than "An Aphrodisiac Dinner for Your Valentine." Chefs Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver from the world-famous Marine Room Restaurant in La Jolla will feature foods that suppos...
San Diego real estate market continues its recovery San Diego was one of the first, if not the first, real estate markets to collapse, so it's only justified that it be one of the first, if not the first, to recover. Monthly home sales in San Diego County have been climbing steadily since reachi...
This is one of a series titledOut & About with Jim Frimmer, your Realtor in Mission Valley.Read others in this series by clicking on Out & About. Where California was born      Mission Valley in San Diego, California, is one of the most happening places in San Diego County. There's shopping, din...

Jim Frimmer

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