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Michigan Renaissance Festival Celebrates 32 years - 08/30/11 09:56 AM
Michigan Renaissance Festival Celebrates 32 years The Michigan Renaissance Festival comes to Holly, Mi again this year. The festival runs every weekend through October 02, 2011. Each weekend has a different theme. The setting is the shire of Hollygrove. Recreating Renaissance (circa 1586-1600)
Guests attending the festival will be greeted by belly dancers, sword swallowers, sword fighters and musicians all dressed in period costume. MANY guests like to dress up in costume as well. It's encouraged to partake in the festival spirit and join in the merriment. If you don't behave, you could find yourself locked up. Then you have (3 comments)
Tammy Lankford is a Broker with Lane Realty in Lake Sinclair, GA. Lake Sinclair is East of Atlanta and this is where Tammy was born and raised. Her roots are firmly planted here and nobody knows the local market better than Tammy. Her first blog in Active Rain was in September of 2008. In three short years Tammy has written and commented enough to amass 600,000 points. Her blogs cover the local area events, market conditions and personal stories. Please click here to go over and congratulate Tammy (8 comments)
Margaret Rome of Baltimore, MD reached a milestone today in Active Rain -- 800,000 points. For those of us that think it can't be done, think again. Margaret has been a member of Active Rain for over five years. Like a lot of us, her blogging may have started out slow, but definitely got better with practice. She is a perfect example of keeping with something to improve on it. Her blogs are entertaining and enlightening. Please click here to go over and congratulate Margaret on her achievement. (5 comments)
Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi crossed over 700,000 points today.
I tried to post the blog below this morning. I wrote it in ten minutes. THEN -- ACTIVE RAIN was ACTING UP. I tried and tried and tried to post for 45 minutes and it wouldn't post. I left the house by 7am and didn't get back until after 9:30pm. SHOOT!!! I missed Barbara-Jo logging in and crossing 700,000 points. By the time I went back, she had added another 1,000 points through blogging and commenting. This woman is a blogging machine..... Better late than (8 comments)
Safety tip: Do you have ICE on your cell phone? You should... - 08/22/11 07:54 AM
Safety Tip: Do you have ICE on your cell phone? You should... This is not the same as having your phone on ice. ICE is an acronym for In Case of Emergency. This idea has been around for a number of years, yet not everyone is adapting. The reason for ICE on your phone is to help emergency first responders if you are unable to talk in a situation. Without this information first responders are unable to communicate with persons that may need to know about your status. Your phone is frozen like it's on ice. In today's world, (21 comments)
Yet another Activerain milestone, Bryan Robertson hits 300,000 points today - 08/11/11 02:31 PM
Bryan Robertson hits 300,000 points and reflects on what changes he still needs toimplement to make his blogs even better. he also gives a few shout outs to the mant peoiple on Active rain that have helped him along the way. Please take the time to go over and coongratulate Bryan Robertson on his accomplishment.
Via Bryan Robertson, Los Altos REALTOR Los Altos Real Estate - Homes For Sale (Sereno Group - Los Altos): It seems that lately, my blogging has gotten me a whole bunch of milestones and the latest is crossing the 300,000 point barrier. (5 comments)
Losing value -vs- losing money. There is a difference. - 08/11/11 09:03 AM
Losing value -vs- losing money. There is a difference. If you haven't had your head in a hole lately, you've obviously seen the drops in the stock market and the real estate market. These two markets have a lot in common when it comes to gaining or losing value and money. Let's look at some simple math. Looking at stocks first.Let's say you bought 10,000 shares of a stock at $10.00 a share. The value of your investment is $100,000. Now suppose that stock went up to $15.00. The value of your investment has increased but you haven't made any (2 comments)
Summer is upon us and we all enjoy the warmth of the sun. The Southern states get to enjoy warmer temperatures year round. For those of us in the Northern states that experience colder temperatures in the winter, we can appreciate summer that much more because it seems to be so temporary. With the temperatures above normal across the country, it's getting tougher to find ways to beat the heat. Here are some quick suggestions. You could:
Go to the beach. Sit in your air conditioned home. (9 comments)
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