Explore Erie, PA

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Let's Walk Down a Country Road Let's take a walk down a country road.  What might we see today?  Deer, turkey, chipmunks, bees, hawk and bluebirds.  What's in bloom at this time of year?  Lots and lots of Queen Anne's Lace, probably not its scientific name, but that's the name I remember.  Looks ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Erie/PA Toastmasters Is Here to Help You Prepare for Big Presentation   Eriez Toastmasters Club Can Help Eriez Toastmasters Club will help improve your communication skills and open doors in your personal and professional life. Instead expensive seminars or academic courses, you will learn in a s...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Good Morning World via Presque Isle Bay Erie, PA   Thought the world might like to see the sunrise over Presque Isle Bay in Erie, PA.   My day starts or ends better over the water.  Have a great day where ever you are today. Good Morning World via Presque Isle Bay Erie, PA  

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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  Erie, PA Toastmasters Leadership Training 2013 Three Erie Toastmasters clubs attend Toastmasters Leadership Training Institute: Bayview Toastmasters Club Eriez Toastmasters Club Noon-Timer Toastmasters Club Topics included How to Conduct Productive Meetings,  Characteristics of Effective Leader...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Erie, PA What Can Eriez Toastmasters Do for You?   Whether you work in an office or from home as many real estate agents do, whether you are a student, stay at home parent or retiree, Toastmasters is the most effective, enjoyable and affordable way of gaining communication and leadership skills. ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Income Generating Ideas from Toastmasters ~ Eriez Toastmasters, Erie,PA Erie, PA Are you ready to give presentation at the office? Need to practice? Lack self-confidence?  Whether you are a professional, a community volunteer, student or retiree Eriez Toastmasters is an invaluable resource for al...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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   Social Media:  Stop Whining   Stop Whining.  Who's whining?  Not me!  I am just posting on FaceBook(and ActiveRain) (and sometimes onLinkedIn and Twitter and Pinterest and Google+).   Whining defined:  crying or talking or posting in a complaining, nagging way. What about online whining.  Not ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Social Media:  Did I Un-friend You? Oops!  What happened?  Did I un-friend You? or Did you un-friend me? Are we really friends or just names on the Social Roster?  Let's be honest with each other.  Why do we participate on Social Media?  Are we really interested in being friends?  How can I be fr...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Time-eating Craving for Social Media ActiveRain, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and _________ and _________ and ___________________. Is Social Media just my Time Eater Fix that gobbles up a lot of my time or do I need to FIX my Time-eating Craving for Social Media?   Okay, how do...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Which Limb Would You Like? Come, let's escape for an hour.  I know the perfect place.  Come on just walk out the door.  The work will be there when you return.  Yes, you might be busy, but it is such a beautiful day.  Not too hot, not humid, not windy, just a perfect day.  Hurry, I am waiting for...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Whine NOT . . . Wine Instead Who whines the best?  Kids? Teens? Adults?   No! (crying, screaming, kicking . . .) No, I don't want to go.  No, you can't touch my truck.    I want this (candy bar at store).   Whining kids.  If you are a parent or grandparent you have dealt with whining children.   ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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No Penalty for Failure in Toastmasters  Erie, PA Does Public Speaking strike fear in the pit of your being? Do you have to present the Quarterly Report at Management Meeting tomorrow?  Were you asked to be the Emcee at Annual Golf Luncheon? Fear no more! Toastmasters is the best place to learn, t...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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  Erie, PA:  Welcome Eriez Toastmasters Club     Erie, PA:  Welcome Eriez Toastmasters Club:   Eriez Toastmasters Club meets second & fourth Monday 6:15-7:45 pm @ Millcreek Mall Library (next to Dick's Sporting Goods). Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Do You Have 'Rookie' Tattooed on Your Forehead?   Are your clients asking, 'How long have you been in Real Estate?'  Do your feel like you have 'Rookie' tattooed on your forehead? Congratulations.   You passed the real estate exam.    And you completed the office's extensive training program and ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Tickle Your Taste Buds with Avocado Dip   Avocado Dip Recipe One ripe avocado, peeled & chopped or mashed  (we prefer fine chunks) One small tomato, chopped  (use juicy tomato) Half tablespoon finely chopped green onions with tops Basil or cilantro leaves, rip or cut in small pieces (we prefer ba...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Erie, PA Real Estate Classes:  Legal Description of Land     Pennsylvania uses two methods for the legal description of land. Metes and Bounds (used in the thirteen original colonies until cities were laid out.  Many country properties in eastern US use the metes & bounds system.)   Lot & Block a...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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PA Real Estate Exam ~ Are You Ready to Pass?     Let's review *Test taking strategy *Study skills *Content review:         ~ Fundamentals          ~ Practice   * Analysis of PA law portion of test * Math skills with formulas           Erie, PA Real Estate Pre-license classes offered by Alan Kells...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Realtor Alert'For Sale By Owner' Open Houses: Great Source for ListingsNeed a Listing?  Visit FSBO Open Houses Realtors:  Do you need a listing?  Visit 'For Sale by Owner' open houses. What better way to meet the owner face-to-face? They are anxious for visitors to walk through the front door and...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Avid Fan of Dropbox . . . Yes, I Am.   Dropbox is one of my favorite apps for iPad, cell and laptop.  As soon as I download photos to the laptop they are uploaded to Dropbox and available on my other devices.  Photos taken with iPad are available on cell and laptop. Photos taken with camera can b...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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How Many Hot Dogs Did You Eat on July 4th? Did you beat Joey Chestnut's 69 hot dogs at Coney Island on July 4th?  Best I could do was two hot dogs with mustard, ketchup and onions.  At Coney Island the Hot Dog Contest is sponsored by Nathan's Hot Dogs.  Here in Erie, PA and much of western PA Smi...

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