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Noise Pollution... - 09/25/09 12:03 PM
I will admit it. I should have been studying for a test for a while now and I chose this morning to cram. I think I work best under a little pressure and I retain more if I have just reviewed the material. Unfortunately my 17 year old daughter thinks today would be a good time to talk. Forgetting of course that I have no time. I really want to be supermom and listen, but I have goals and she does to. I suggested that she get busy and study too. That is when she REALLY wanted to talk. The frustration reminded (11 comments)
Allyn By The Bay..... - 09/24/09 01:37 PM
The freedom to run and then stop. to smell the salt in the air, to feel the waves rock the float, to let the sun spill upon your shoulders and light your path. This is Allyn by the Bay. This is where you breath in a little deeper because the air is sweeter, the sky is true blue, and the waters melt away your worries. This is the life! Welcome to Allyn By The Bay..... (3 comments)
Beware the Flying Kitty - 09/24/09 12:22 PM
I had to repost this one. It made my dreary Thursday morning! Thanks Heather!
Via Heather Chavez, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 412-4469 (Second Self Virtual Assistance): I think this says it all!
Beware the flying kitty! Sometimes, a normal slap just won't do! Happy Thursday everyone. Hope this brings a smile to your face. Heather Chavez, Real Estate Virtual Assistant - Second Self Virtual Assistance: When There Isn't Enough of You to Go Around! (8 comments)
I want a lifesize Lego house in Allyn,Washington! - 09/24/09 11:55 AM
This story is inspiring, partially because I ALWAYS wanted a full size Lego house. My favorite part was the reaction from the community. It seems that they had thousands of volunteers. So many in-fact they could not use all of them. Volunteers even came equipped with their own Legos to donate to the cause. The project was the idea of James May, a British TV host, to be featured on his series Toy Stories. He enlisted a thousand volunteers and used 3.3 million donated Lego bricks. He even spent a night in the house, which he learned is not waterproof and (1 comments)
I appologize... I did not realize you were a Princess! - 09/23/09 03:19 PM
"I apologize. I forgot you were a princess," I told my daughter.It was her turn to wash the dishes and put them away. Her room was (is) a disaster and she thinks she should quit her job because she dosn't like it. She also complains that this makes her tired. Poor Princess. Thank God she is of a Royal Bloodline (LOL) and has the option of sleeping in, staying out late, doing what ever she pleases and knowing that her humble servants (her Dad and I) will be picking up the pieces as they plummet to the ground. NOT! Some people (6 comments)
The warm sands conforms to my thoughts. I stare beyond the slippery sky as it swirls the clouds in play. My feet find their way beneath to the cool caress of timeless sands. Long have they been here in one form or another reaching out and then back in.Just as I have been and will be. Loved by God and cherished by his thoughts. (3 comments)
What Should I offer on a Home in Allyn or Belfair? - 09/23/09 12:21 PM
When I show houses I am not just there to open the door. Of course I research the homes and give my clients information on the neighborhood, but here is so much more. The first thing I want to find our for my buyers is -why the Sellers are moving? When making an offer on a house it is important to remember that the houses listed price is just the asking price. The asking price can be based on many different decisions, and these will play into the reasoning the owners will use when deciding whether they can or will accept an offer. Once (3 comments)
Writers Rock! - 09/22/09 01:29 PM
We all get writer's block from time to time. I think the trouble is that we are trying to write. My method for posting is to put on my favorite Pandora's station, read a few posts, and write about what is on my mind. The words flow quickley and before I know it I am boring myself and have to shrink down my post. If you need inspiration...Look out the window. If you need ideas...read a few posts. If you need words...write what is in your mind. If you need courage...start. Everyone has a voice. (3 comments)
Via Heather Chavez, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 412-4469 (Second Self Virtual Assistance): A mom was concerned about her kindergarten son, Timmy, walking to school. He didn't want his mother to walk with him. She wanted to give him the feeling that he had some independence but yet know that he was safe. So, she had an idea of how to handle it. She asked a neighbor if she would please follow him to school in the mornings, staying at a distance, so he probably wouldn't notice her. The neighbor said that, since she (6 comments)
Making it Count! - 09/21/09 05:05 PM
Birthdays are an incredible thing. We take one day a year to remember all the days that have past and we celebrate with hopes of many more to come. This is my daughter Sarah as she turned 12. I think she was a little surprised at just how quickly those candles can add up! I think it is important for us to all keep in mind just how preciouse our time here really is It is imperative that we make every moment count... even if it starts a fire. So tonight as your family collects into the house...appreciate them. Dishes can (12 comments)
Can you Smell the Onion Burgers at the Puyallup Fair? - 09/20/09 02:03 PM
I can smell the grilled onions from here. It is part of what makes the Puyallup Fair. That and Raspberry scones, clowns, horses, and little kids with sticky cotton candy smiles. I look forward to this every year. Today I am chatting with passers by about LakeLand Village in Allyn, Washington. A lot of people know exactly where we are because they have been out to golf on our 27 hole course, fished at the lake or ate at the Lakeside Bistro. For those who have not heard about us yet we have a booth at the fair every year to (6 comments)
I'm Back! - 09/18/09 05:13 PM
Sometimes life throws you a curve ball or a couple dozen. It is in the quiet moments that you begin to reflect on just what this means.You stare at your options. You can stay put and let fate have it's way. You can roll backwards and let it rule your world or you can move forward. I would like to say that I am the type who never lets it get her down. The one who has the Pollyanna attitude. I'm not. This time I just handed fate the reigns. But as we all know life keeps moving forward whether you (20 comments)
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