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By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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    NEW LISTING!!! Upper Hood River Valley Ranch: Views, Gardens & Fruit!   This beautiful ranch is located in the gorgeous upper Hood River Valley, just 15 minutes to Hood River and 20 minutes to skiing. The home has a great layout, has been impeccably maintained with lots of updates and is move...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Speechless Sunday - Chilling at Lake Laurence   Lake Laurence is a gorgeous, man-made lake on Mt. Hood in Northwest Oregon, just moments from the small town of Parkdale. We love to head there on warm summer days... soak up some sun, swim or in our boys' case, hunt for crawdads. It's a flawless,...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Speechless Sunday - Summer Day On Lake Lawrence   As soon as the weather forecast called for 95 degree+ temps today, we knew it was the perfect day to head to a mountain lake. We tried Lawrence Lake, a man made resevoir about five miles south of the town of Parkdale, mostly known for its hiking...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  New Listing! Charming "Horse Property" on Mt. Hood This gorgeous horse property is located in the charming community of Parkdale, Oregon, just 15 minutes south of Hood River on Mt. Hood. Stunning views of the mountain frame the grounds of mature landscaping and lush pastures. The home is well c...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Speechless Sunday - Blooming In The Country   Mel took this lovely photo at a new client's house this afternoon in Parkdale, Oregon. I love the peaceful, country setting behind the brilliant colors of the flowers. Watch for my blog about this new "horse property" listing in the next few days, t...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Friday's Foto - It's Going To Be a "Front Porch" Kind of Weekend!   The weather's supposed to be sunny, warm and clear this weekend... perfect for settling onto the front porch with a book, a Diet Coke and the gently tinkling windchimes. Ahhhhh, I can just hear the buzz of hummingbirds, smell t...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Wordless Wednesday - Keeping An Eye On The Ball!   This is our son, Ben, batting at Tuesday night's Little League game for the Parkdale Little League Majors Team. The ball was just outside my frame, but he was concentrating on it pretty hard. I also thought it made a good reminder to all us abo...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Speechless Sunday - "I Pledge Allegiance..."   Yesterday was the opening ceremony for the Parkdale Little League. This is our son, Ben's team, the Parkdale Majors Team, sponsored by McIsaac's Grocery Store, during the Pledge of Allegiance, one of my favorite parts of the ceremony. Young men, sh...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Play Ball! Parkdale Oregon Little League Opening Ceremony   The teams have been practicing for weeks and our team has even played two games, but the season officially got underway yesterday with the Parkdale Little League Opening Ceremony. This is what small town America is all about. The teams...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Wordless Wednesday - Double Good Luck!   A double rainbow must be good luck because this one appeared just before game time on Monday evening. It was the Parkdale Little League Majors first game of the season, which the team won, 8 - 3. Our son, Ben (11), plays 3rd base and catcher on the team....

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Silent Saturday - Now THAT'S What I'm Talking About!   Spring mornings just don't get better than this! Well worth waiting for. I so needed a morning like today:  Flawless blue skies, a shining mountain, the smell of fresh cut grass for the first time in five months, flip flops on the feet and ...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Parkdale, Oregon Little League Begins... Spring's Officially Here!   You couldn't really tell by the weather, as it snowed at that first practice on Wednesday, but spring must be here because Little League has begun. Friday's practice surprised us with beautiful blue skies and sun. Spring, inde...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Silent Saturday - What A Difference 24 Hours Makes!   Thursday morning we woke up to a foot of new snow (photo one). Spring was definately having an identity crisis. Photo two is the view from our front porch today. We actually spent time outside today, reveling in the 55 degree weather, which ...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Wordless Wednesday - Happy Spring?!   Yesterday was the official first full day of spring. You couldn't prove that by me! This is the view of the road to our house in Parkdale, Oregon early this afternoon... 5 new inches of snow and there are at least a couple more since I took the photo. Anoth...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Speechless Sunday - Mt. Hood's Snowy Grandeur   Mel took this lovely photo of Mt. Hood covered with winter snow and framed by a delicate branch. Neither of us ever seem to tire of photographing our volcano which seems so different in every season and from so many varying angles. He took this ph...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Silent Saturday - Gorgeous Winter Morning On Mt. Hood   This is the view of Mt. Hood this morning, about 1/2 mile from our house in Parkdale, Oregon. I took this at about 8 a.m. this morning. on the way to our son, Ben's, basketball game. Today promises to be sunny and gorgeous. Is it any wonde...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  SNOW DAY! Mt. Hood, Most of Oregon Slammed by Huge Amounts of Snow!   We had aleady guessed, well before the school district made the official call this morning, that it would be a snow day today. We already had two feet of snow over the last couple days, but then we got 18 additional inches ju...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Speechless Sunday - Heavy With Snow   We finally, FINALLY have a little snow. It started snowing last night and hasn't stopped yet today. This is the ponderosa tree out our side door. Such snowstorms are not uncommon here this time of year, but this year they have been few and far between. This...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Hood River Valley 3-6th Grade League Basketball Starts   Another season, another sport begins. In our household, you can tell what time of year it is by what sport our boys are playing and we are very pleased with the variety and quality of choices available to us here in the Hood River Valley....

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Friday's Foto - A Frosty Morning   This week brought the coldest weather of the winter (so far) to Parkdale, Oregon, dipping just below 20 degrees. It snowed on Wednesday night, but that morning, before the snow, we woke to a white frosted world. I love the intricate designs of frost on... well...

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