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Wordless Wednesday: Name my Elephant!  I love my iPad app Paper by 53... I try to create something each day with it.  Even if it is just a little sketch-- it relaxes me and helps me focus on something creative.  It almost gives me the same satisfaction as cooking! I posted him on Facebook and ask...
Years ago when I started in real estate I worked with a broker who "suggested" that we go look at 10 homes a day.  I thought that was a bit much... but I get it now. She was absolutely right! There is no better way to ramp up your game, start real estate conversations, deepen your local knowledge...
If you blog, or are considering blogging, here is some great advice from Jon- be your self.  BE YOURSELF.  Provide good content and be your self.  We can all learn from this!  Thanks Jon! I think it is a silly question. You do not HAVE TO write. Contrary to numerous pundits, who failed in Real Es...
First Time Home Buyers ask very different Questions than Seasoned Home-Owners! For most of my real estate career I have worked with second-home buyers who are seeking a vacation or seasonal home in the La Quinta, CA area near Palm Springs.  Last year I helped an investor purchase 22 homes and sol...
Happy Birthday Edward Hopper! "If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint." Edward Hopper was born today in 1882.    [Edward Hopper. "Hotel Room." 1931] Perhaps his most famous painting is "The Automat", but I prefer his more intimate works of art, like "Hotel Room".  Click he...
SPEECHLESS SUNDAY:  Raindance in Palm Springs We have been doing our Raindance in the Palm Springs area for the last week as fires swept through the mountains surrounding our valley.  Last night I was awoken by the soothing sounds of the rain coming down.  We are told that the fires were 49% cont...
PGA West in La Quinta has amazing views, from the mountains, to the fairways, to your own private backyard waterfall!   Janis Borgueta inspired me with her post Auto Awesome on Google+ Upload a Photo in Motion to Your Blog! to try out the new Auto Awesome feature in Google +.  When I was out pre...
Bacon-Wrapped Roasted Red Pepper Meatloaf   A tasty meatloaf with roasted red peppers and a sweet-spicy glaze... and of course, bacon!   INGREDIENTS: Meat Loaf 1 lb. Ground Turkey, Beef, or Veal 1 lb. Ground pork or italian sausage 2 Eggs 1/2 Cup milk 2  Tablespoons Worchestershire sauce 2 Tables...
Wordless Wednesday:  Palm Springs Fire in the Sky   Like many other parts of our country, we are experiencing the smoke, ash, and danger that comes with summer wild fires.  Tonite the town of Idylwild was evacuated and many other towns are on watch.  Our prayers go out for the safety of the resid...
I love the flowers that Ron and Alexandra share with us!  Could your home use a shot of color... it's easy with flowers!  And next week you can go cool lime green, or purple!     The beauty and intense color of the red hot poker lily (Kniphofia)bulb is an eye catcher.  They are easy to grow in wa...

Kathy Schowe

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