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Your story and my story

I saw a plaque recently that said “home is where your story begins“. Now that rings true for me, largely because my childhood home was  a happy place to be. My home as an adult is a happy place to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Distorted

 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

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Act as if

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

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Suggest a way for the government to get rid of foreclosed properties

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

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Goodwill Hunting–my post # 237

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

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Postaday topic #198: Describe your dream house

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

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Postaday Topic #179:If you could own one thing you don’t currently have, what would it be?

.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

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If your house were on fire, what would you grab first? Topic # 131

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

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If you could go invisible for a day, what would you do? Topic #101

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

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If you could work from anywhere…topic # 69

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

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Topic #45: What would you tell yourself 10 years ago?

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

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Postaday topic #16: What’s the wackiest advice you’ve ever heard?

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

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