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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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In one of my previous posts of Shrimp from the Florida Keys I was asked to share the recipe.  I am happy to share the recipe and give credit to its source and let you know how I modified it.Here is the recipe from https://damndelicious.net/2018/07/09/grilled-garlic-butter-shrimp/  Ingredients:• 1...

By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
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 August 19th Puzzle: National Aviation Day: Enjoy your day! Directions:  Click on the link below.  Your puzzle will open in a new window. To locate a word, please hold down the left side of your mouse while dragging your cursor over the letters of that word.  Release your hold when all of the let...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 6
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination. - Carl von Clausewitz You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction. - George Horace Lorimer When you're on a roll, you want to stay busy - you want to keep that momentum going. - Ro...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
In one of my previous posts of Shrimp from the Florida Keys I was asked to share the recipe.  I am happy to share the recipe and give credit to its source and let you know how I modified it. Here is the recipe from https://damndelicious.net/2018/07/09/grilled-garlic-butter-shrimp/  Ingredients: ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 11
Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 30 mins Yields: 4 servings   Ingredients: 3/4 tsp. Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp. sweet paprika 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 lb.) Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 8
Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4   Ingredients: Cooking spray 6 c. tiny pretzel twists 1/4 c. Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce, plus more for serving 2 large eggs 1 1/4 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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As many of you who follow my blogs know that Holly was the new addition to our household...well it has been two months and as much as she did not want to work, she is turning out to be a good assistant. Well check out these pictures as she is scouting out listing opportunities from El Segundo to ...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
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I LOVE spring!  Such a glorious time of year to be born and I am most grateful. Everybody seems to "wake up" in parts of the world where we have seasons. Bulbs planted in the fall start reaching for the sky and showing their lovely faces.  Ahhhhhh, to be ALIVE in all of its meanings! Enjoy, embra...

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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August 16 is National Roller Coaster Day and Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. There’s a lineup change and August 16 will feature Michael Furlong's Tribute to Tom Petty as a Replacement for the band 10,000 Maniacs. Two shows occur, one at 6:30 pm and one at ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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A Random Act of Kindness “No act of kindness – however small – is ever wasted.” (Aesop) We just returned from vacation in Maui during which we also celebrated our anniversary. It was wonderful, without too much work to do, but now it’s getting life back to the normal routines both personal and bu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Jerome Lester Horwitz was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1903. While in school he was a mediocre student but excelled in sports, especially in basketball. He dropped out in high school working odd jobs. He was an accomplished ballroom dancer and singer where he performed at the Triangle Ballr...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 5
Westcliffe, CO Weather for August 18, 2019Good Morning Westcliffe, CO42°Our Sunday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and beautiful clear blue skies.Today promises us another day with abundant sunshine and a high temperature in the lower to middle 80's.We can expect a southwest wind around...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 22
James Johan Cummings was born in Youngstown, Ohio back in 1952. The family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana where he attended the Immaculate Conception and St. Columba grade schools graduating in 1970. You could find him designing and painting Mardi Gras floats. He also worked as a deck hand on a ...

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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When I take a break from selling houses in San Jose, Cupertino and Santa Clara, Calif., I love learning new facts. Here are six surprising events from this date in history, August 18, courtesy of Wikipedia.          1587 – Virginia Dare, granddaughter of Governor John White of the Colony of Roano...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Saturday August 17, 20191. How many watts make a kilowatt? 1,0002. What former NFL star was the author of a book about needlepoint for men? Rosey Grier3. What is the name of the production company founded by Oprah Winfrey in 1986? Harpo4. What was the name of Michael J...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Benjamin Church was born in Newport, Colony of Rhode Island back in 1734. He attended the Boston Latin School and then Harvard College in 1754. He studied medicine continuing his studies in London where he married Hannah. When he returned to the Colonies he was known as a talented physician and a...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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👩‍Photo from Trish - Different View of a Butterfly  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comI miss Trish's photos of the Arizona landscape, but she is still photographing wonderful things from her hom...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Friday August 16, 20191. In what organ of the body is insulin produced? Pancreas2. In the movie "Easy Rider", where did Wyatt and Billy hide their drugs? Their gas tanks3. What is the only continent without native reptiles and snakes? Antartica4. What joins muscles to ...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Beautiful Beckett is five years old today! I remember when she was four,  three, two and her first birthday.  I went back to her first year to make a collage to complete the sequence because I hadn't gotten the idea from Sharon Tara until after her first birthday. Thank you Sharon I love looking ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Cruickshank was born in Scotland. Sorry I looked but could not find out where, or when but what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story. He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1780. In 1788, he was the assistant to Adair Crawford at the Royal Military Acad...