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Tag Archives: house
Weekly Photo Challenge: Distorted.The challenge this week is the topic of distorted. When I think of that word I initially think of something misshapen or perhaps grotesque. In light of my recent tour of Taliesin West~ designed by the brilliant … Continue reading
William James wrote “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does“. I typically use a lot of words when I speak and when I write. I am much more Steinbeck than Hemingway. There are times when someone … Continue reading
Suggest a way for the government to get rid of foreclosed properties. The first step would be to offer the homes back to the foreclosed owners at 0% down at the current market price. The next step should be for … Continue reading
I love to browse at the Goodwill store. You never know what you will find. The other day I stopped in to make a donation. After I had done that I made a quick stop inside the store to see … Continue reading
Topic #198: Describe your dream house. Where is it? What rooms does it have? How would you design the floorplan? Would you do in the layout and style of the house if there were no restrictions on expense or location? … Continue reading
.Today I am going to be practical…boringly practical! I am going to choose solar panels for my home (or a cheaper thing would be sunscreens for my house). Either one would put a lovely dent in our utility bills. I … Continue reading
If your house were on fire, what would you grab first?. I am assuming my family (including the pets) are all out safe and sound and we all have our cell phones and chargers [since we generally have them on … Continue reading
If you could go invisible for a day, what would you do? This is something I have wished was a possibility ever since I was a little girl. I spent a lot of time walking and riding my bike back then, … Continue reading
If you could work from anywhere….where would you want to live? Why? I would stay right where I am. Granted, I love to be by the water—and would dearly love a cottage by the sea. But the conveniences in my … Continue reading
2/13/11What would you tell yourself 10 years ago? if you could go back in time and hae a 5 min conversation with yourself ten years ago, what would you say? I would say be prepared for the shock of your life. … Continue reading
Topic: What’s the wackiest advice you’ve ever heard? ”Be a homeowner. You can never lose money in real estate”. Oh yes, a real estate agent actually said that to us when we were looking for a house to buy in NJ. … Continue reading