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Kindergarten and my first real spanking - 08/30/11 10:21 PM
Kindergarten and my first real spankingGrowing up in the 1950’s was full of music in my house. My mom always had the radio on or her Hi Fi on playing records, you know the 45’s that were popular. We were always dancing to whatever music was playing. My first day of kindergarten was not something terrible. My Mom told me who my teacher was, told me to stand on her line, called me “Karen Ann”, snapped my picture and off I went into the classroom.
What I do recall was being all the way in the back of the (13 comments)
Every Friday At The Pentagon I was not aware of this practice until now. I am pleased that it happens, and am astounded that it does happen, given the political situation that exists in our government today.
It really breaks my heart to know that we didn't know this goes on every Friday, well at least I didn't know. Instead, I guess the media feels it's more important to report on Hollywood stars as heroes. I hope this article gives you a sense of pride for what our men and women are doing for us, (13 comments)
Reflections of Hurricane Irene in Sunset Beach, NC
Last night we encountered the most beautiful sky as the evening approached. I stood outside staring and reflecting in wonderment, how only a few hours ago the appearance was so contrasting. Life, as we know it, moves so swiftly by us. Was Hurricane Irene an awakening for some, a reminder... Are we embracing life or just living it day by day?
Hurricane Irene Update for Sunset Beach, NC - 08/27/11 10:51 AM
Hurricane Irene Update Sunset Beach, NCThe worst is over for the Sunset Beach, NC area. Miss Irene Hurricane left us a little soggy but without any major damage. The Bridge from the mainland of Sunset Beach to the Island is open to the public.Police Chief Massey reports little to no damage on the island or mainland. Shelters will remain open today for those without power. Sporadic power outages have been reported.Some portions of Highway 17 have some flooding issues but it is not closed. Take extra precaution if traveling Highway 17. (15 comments)
Hurricane Irene Update for Sunset Beach, NC - 08/26/11 04:17 PM
Hurricane Irene Update for Sunset Beach, NCHurricane Warning and Flash Flood Advisory is in effective for our area.A Voluntary Evacuation for the Sunset Beach Island has been ordered beginning immediately. The Sunset Beach Bridge will be closing at 5:00 pm Friday, August 26, 2011.West Brunswick High School on Highway 130 in Shallotte will serve as a shelter and will open at 2:00 pm, Friday. This shelter will be pet-friendly.The next update from Brunswick County Emergency Services is expected by 4:00 pm on Friday, August 26th. Update for 4pm....The Sunset Beach Bridge will reopen when the winds subside. The next update is (9 comments)
Sunset Beach, NC "Where is our BOAT RAMP" - 08/26/11 12:17 PM
Sunset Beach, NC “Where is our BOAT RAMP”Four years have gone by and the town of Sunset Beach, NC is still without a boat ramp. An informal boat launch on the island causeway was closed in June 2008 to make way for the new $44 million high-rise bridge that opened in November, 2010. At a recent town meeting, Sunset Beach Town Administrator Gary Parker “guesstimates” the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is “poised” to start construction of the planned waterway facility located across the street from Twin Lakes Restaurant later this year. Projected completion will be next summer, 2012.
During (0 comments)
Sunset Beach, NC Hurricane Irene Update - 08/25/11 11:28 PM
Sunset Beach, NC Hurricane Irene Update Hurricane Warning is effective for the Sunset Beach area. Beginning at 8:30 am, Friday morning a voluntary evacuation will be ordered for anyone in mobile and manufactured homes or living in low lying areas prone to flooding. West Brunswick High School on Highway 130 in Shallotte will serve as a shelter and will open at 2:00 pm, Friday. This shelter will be pet-friendly.An Emergency Meeting of the Sunset Beach Town Council will be held on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 10:00 am in the Town Hall Council Chambers to discuss a mandatory evacuation of the (13 comments)
Chris Brogan is “furiously turning around a book in six weeks” about Google+. He has “written the book to be more about the thoughts, the strategy, and the human business perspective that goes into using Google+ to drive potential business (whether you’re a small business or part of a large one).”
Chris feels the book will be useful for anyone who wants to get started with Google+, but also useful for people looking for some tips and tactics to get even more out of their efforts on Google+ for (8 comments)
A contestant, Sally on 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' had reached the final plateau. If she answered the next question correctly, she would win $1,000,000. If she answered incorrectly, she would pocket only the $25,000 milestone money. And as she suspected it would be, the million-dollar question was no pushover. It was, 'Which of the following species of birds does not build its own nest but instead lays its eggs in the nests of other birds? Is it: A) the condor B) the buzzard C) the cuckoo D) the vulture (9 comments)
Market Report for Sold Single Family Homes ~ Brunswick County, North Carolina. Single Family Homes continue to sell in Brunswick County despite the Negative Comments from the Media. Real Estate Recovery Wave is happening in Brunswick County, NC New Homes, Vacation, Relocation and Retirement Homes have become more affordable now with interest rates being at an all time low. If you are considering a new home, vacation home, retirement or relocation, just give us a call and we can help you find the right home for you! Homes for sale in North Carolina.
Spring Mill Plantation ~ Berkshire ~ located in Calabash is a hot commodity for new construction homes built by Beazer Homes. New Homes for Sale in Calabash, North Carolina. It's the Real Estate Recovery Wave ~During their June two week incentives, Beazer Homes in Spring Mill Plantation had eight inventory homes available. Incentives were for buyers to receive (9 comments)
Sizzling Hot Community Selling ~ New Homes for Sale in Calabash, NC - 08/16/11 05:14 PM
Sizzling Hot Community Selling New Homes in Calabash ~ Good News is Good For Business ~ Real Estate Recovery Wave ~ Thinking of buying a new home or building a home in Calabash? Since the start of 2011 Spring Mill Plantation in Calabash, North Carolina has been active with 16 Inventory Homes on the Market ~ Of these 16 homes ~ 50% ~ 8 homes have soldOf these 16 homes ~ 12.5% ~ 2 homes are pendingOf these 16 homes ~ 37.5% ~ 6 homes are activeThere are also 8 homes under construction for people who chose (2 comments)
Kindergarten ain't just for kids! - 08/16/11 10:10 AM
Good Morning Active Rain Peeps ~ Contest Alert ~WooHoo ~Looks like Charles has a new contest going ~ Points for all This looks like it is going to be a good one ~ Get those synapses working and bring on your favorite kindergarten story ~
Via Charles Buell, Seattle Seattle Home Inspector (Charles Buell Inspections.com): Sending ones kids off to Kindergarten for the first time is another one of those first steps that signal the coming end of TOTAL parental influence over the kids (basically another illusion biting the dust). One can argue this is a bad thing, a good thing or (4 comments)
Real Estate Recovery Wave Going on in Sunset Beach NC and Beyond..... - 08/15/11 09:04 PM
The Good News is... There’s a Real Estate Recovery Wave Going on in Sunset Beach, NC and Beyond.... The Market is in an upswing here in Brunswick County, North Carolina. The Buyers are snagging all the "best deals", "creme ofthe crop", "shiny pennies", "bargains" and "unbelievable values"Inventory is moving quicker than ever before. Sales are at an all time high in Calabash, Ocean Isle Beach, Shallotte, Carolina Shores, Southport, Leland, Oak Island, Holden Beach, Sunset Beach and Beyond....Phones are ringing like crazy in all the Real Estate offices from one end of Brunswick County, North Carolina to (5 comments)
The largest Walmart - sponsored back to school supply drive will be ending on Sunday August 21 so get out and donate. Brunswick County Walmart StoresLELANDWalmart Supercenter1112 New Pointe BlvdLeland, NC 28451(910) 383-1769walmart.comSHALLOTTEWalmart Supercenter4540 Main St. B 3079, Shallotte, NC(910) 754-2880 ·walmart.comSOUTHPORTWalmart Supercenter1675 N Howe StSouthport, NC 28461(910) 454-9909walmart.comBins will be available in Walmart stores to collect donated school supplies for BUILD A (2 comments)
WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL STUDENTSSCHOOL STARTS AUGUST 25, 2011SOUTHPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SUPPLIES LISTOPEN HOUSE AUGUST 22ND 12 NOON TO 7:00 PM “TODAY A READER ~ TOMORROW A LEADER” SCHOOL WEBSITE BRUNSWICK COUNTY SCHOOL CALENDAR
Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School250 Pea Landing Road, Ash, NC 28420August 22, 2011-Open House-Grades 1-5Elementary 12:00 - 7:00 p.m.August 30, 2011-Kindergarten-Open House4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
August 25, 2011-First Day of School for StudentsJessie Mae Monroe Elementary School250 Pea Landing Road, Ash, NC 28420Kindergarten Supply List Pencil Box Pencils #2 Crayola Crayons 1 box Crayola Washable Markers 1 pkg. Glue Sticks Bottle of School Glue Book Bag Scissors (Fiskars brand) (change of clothes labeled and in a ziplocbag)First Grade Supply (5 comments)
Why I Chose Real Estate - 08/13/11 03:12 PM
Why I Chose Real EstateHave you ever thought about your purpose in Life? Do you know why you are here? Do you think about what you do best? Some of us are creative, imaginative, dramatic, athletic ~ Some have become famous and some have not ~ I am not a famous person ~ I’m me ~ Wife, mother, sister, aunt, friend ~ I am not a creative or imaginative person ~ I can sew, knit, crochet but prefer not to ~ I can swing a bat, catch a ball, run the bases and swing a golf club but I’m (13 comments)
The Secret is out ~ Sunset Beach ~ No, stop, please don't...It's too late!! - 08/13/11 12:45 AM
The Secret is Out ~ Sunset Beach ~ No, stop, please don’t...It's too late!!Before you decide to move to Sunset Beach you might want to check out the golf available in the area ~ Let’s talk about Sea Trail Plantation first because we live there and will tell you why it’s the Best Golf Community in Sunset Beach ~ Now first of all we are all entitled to our opinions, right?! Before we have any Negative Nellies and their negative comments we will immediately mention why Sea Trail Plantation is the Best Golf Community in Sunset Beach ~ Any guesses? No? (7 comments)
It's Lazy Day! Celebrate! - 08/10/11 09:20 AM
Some of us to get to enjoy LAZY DAY ~ In fact I will even mention what the LAZY DAY activity will be ~It begins with a G and ends with a FI happen to know who is enjoying LAZY DAY The name begins with an F and ends with a KSome of us WORK and some of us PLAY on LAZY DAY ENJOY THE DAY NO MATTER WHAT YOU DOAND LOVE THE ONE YOU ARE WITH (that’s a song, isn’t it?) Via Amy Hahn, REALTOR, Crystal Coast, NC (Pine Knoll Shores Realty): It's Lazy Day! Celebrate!
I think most of us (7 comments)
Fresh Shrimp Directly From Miss Sandra Gail's Shrimp Boat - 08/07/11 10:35 PM
Fresh Shrimp Directly From Miss Sandra Gail's Shrimp Boat Locals know but most tourists don't ~ To visit Miss Sandra Gail's Sunrise Shrimp Stand for fresh local shrimp on the side of NC 179, known as Beach Drive, just past Sunset Beach into Ocean Isle Beach... The famous stand has been around since 2003 ~ It is family owned and operated and sells ~ Shrimp ~ The famous Miss Sandra Gail Sunrise Seafood Shrimp Stand is open seven days a week from memorial Day until labor Day from 9:00am - 6:00pm ~ But when the shrimp is gone the stand is (5 comments)
Active Rainers! Donna Foerster needs your prayers! - 08/05/11 08:13 AM
How precious life is ~ Donna has undergone three surgeries ~ She is given a 10% chance of survival ~ Pray above and beyond for her miraculous recovery ~ Thank you for all the updates Ruth ~ Thank you for all your prayers for Donna ~ As a retired critical care nurse I am aware of how much these prayers are really needed and how her life is literally hanging on a "thread" with all the "tubes" keeping her alive, keep praying please!!
Via Ruth@WRStarkey.com: Pre-apprvls, 1st Time, Move Up Buyers: Many of you have seen Donna's picture, read her blog, (10 comments)
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