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By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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 July 23 is Vanilla Ice Cream Day-Yumm! On a hot summer day, what could be more cool, refreshing and delicious than vanilla ice cream?There's soft spot in my heart (and mouth) for vanilla ice cream, as it was my Daddy's favorite. Memories of our family enjoying soft-serve vanilla ice cream cones ...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for July 23, 2019Good Morning Westcliffe, CO45°Our Tuesday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and beautiful clear blue skies.Today shows us increasing clouds and a high temperature in the upper 70's.We have a 70% chance for another round of showers and thunderstorms ...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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More and more homeowners are actively doing or at the very least, showing high interest in improving their homes in the last few years. Most of them have started and finished their respective projects, which have been appreciated by their homes and themselves. Home improvement projects do not onl...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Dora Colvin was raised in North Dakota on a farm. Sorry I don’t have any other data except to note she started working as a teacher. She retired in 2010 and now lives in Udall, Kansas. Nothing to get excited about, right? Well hang on because the following is the rest of the story, so let’s get t...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for July 22, 2019Good Morning Westcliffe, CO53°Our Monday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and partly cloudy skies.Today will be partly sunny with high temperatures in the middle 70's.We have a 70% chance for showers and thunderstorms with thunderstorms very likely...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Monday July 22, 20191. What continent has the highest active population of cheetahs? Africa2. Peridot is the birthstone of what month? August3. What is the sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel? 6664. What is a figure with eight sides called? OctagonTrivia questio...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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As I mentioned on my post on change so many things can happen in ten years.  You then look back and are amazed.  Thank you Jeff Dowler, CRS for presenting us with this challenge of looking back.  So let's roll the movie camera.  2009This is the year that I started my business in Leadership Develo...

By Tatyana Permanova, 561-756-6962 - Miami, Fort Lauderdale | Boca Raton RE
(Highlight Realty )
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WORDS TO USE INSTEAD OF "VERY"I use "VERY" all the time... and maybe only half of column #2...Do you?Here is a short list.... But I found out - at list 147 words can be used instead. Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’ “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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Motivational Monday - DeterminationWhether you're trying to lose that last 5 pounds, reach never-before achieved goals in the gym or in your business or you're being challenged with an illness, the road ahead may seem daunting. You may feel the challenge is far too great to give it another 'push'...
Nothing has a better effect in an indoor environment of a healthy person than a home gym. Having your very own place to work out and go through your regular exercise is quite convenient, plus it saves you a lot of time and money for the long run. If you wish to improve your workout space, or mayb...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Frank Benjamin Colton was born in Poland back in 1923, he immigrated to the United States in 1934. He attended Northwestern University graduating with a B.S. and M.S in 1945 and 1946 respectively. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1950. He was a research fellow at the Mayo Fou...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: Open Season by C. J. Box Open Season (2001) is the first book in the series featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett by The New York Times bestselling American author C. J. Box. So far, I have read six novels by this author and will be reading many more of them. This is anot...

By Ernie Steele, Call me, let's get started!!! 717-273-3774
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty)
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I came across a list of these sayings and thought I'd share a few this morning. All you need to grow strong, vigorous grass is a crack in the sidewalk!When I'm finally holding all the cards, why does everyone decide to play chess?How is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, but it t...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 Even though window cleaning is not as awkward and embarrassing as other household tasks, such as scouring the old toilet bowl, it is still a dull and monotonous thing to do. Thus, you can either take up the work to yourself or hire glass cleaning services to get the job done. However, this artic...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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Speechless Sundays - Multi-tasking Feline - Teaching Old Cats New Tricks Our sweet Charlotte is nearly 17 and we have never seen this new talent she was displaying this beautiful Carolina Sunday!Who knew a cat could clean their front paw while scratching their ear with a back paw?! I wish I had c...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 Gray Matters    Gray Matters  Regardless how one spells gray(sometimes called grey)...gray does matter. And it is a subject that extends beyond the popularity of the color or its many variations.  When it comes to how the term gray matter is defined by Merriam Webster I found: neural tissue espe...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Monday Motivational…What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? On our morning walk a friend said that she’d heard the reason birds sing first thing in the morning before they even begin to look for breakfast is to praise and give thanks for the coming day.  I did Google this a...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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Speechless Sundays - Lighting is Everything Most designers will tell you that you can have the most drab of rooms, add a spectacular lighting feature (or features) and VOILA! Your room/space takes on a whole new look and is perceived in a much more positive light (pun intended)! Conversely, a roo...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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 Mother-in-law's Cushion  Otherwise, know as Golden Barrel Cactus or Golden Ball.  It is a well-known species of cactus found in east-central Mexico.  This plant has become endangered in the wild.  As you can see, the Golden Barrel Cactus is being used throughout the desert-scape of Arizona as an...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Rocketman Soars But Shows Sores    Rocketman Soars But Shows Sores  This past weekend I went to see the movie Rocketman.  I hadn't read reviews prior to seeing it but was aware of the subject as a glimpse of the life of Elton John.   The movie was released with wide distribution on May 31 so ob...