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Haunting Questions for Halloween. - 10/31/10 10:45 AM
Haunting Questions for Halloween. I have been wondering about these for a while now. Nice to have someone actually put them together. If you know the answer, please let me know. Via William Feela Realtor 651-674-5999 No. Branch,MN (WHISPERING PINES REALTY): These will make you ponder just a bit. So much that happens in our country and world for that matter never makes sense. Neither do many of these... Just how important must a person be to be Assassinated and not just Murdered. What disease did 'Cured' ham actually have. Why is it we were able to put a man on the moon before (0 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Halloween dance party at Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Worcester - 10/31/10 10:36 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Halloween dance party at Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Worcester. Today is officially the day that the gouls and goblins come out. It is the spookiest day of the year. Today is Halloween. This year Halloween falls on a Sunday so the celebration is going on all week end. One of my 365 things to do in Worcester County is a Halloween dance party at Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Worcester.
This is a kick off for the biggest spirit for Arthur Murray Schools so keep watch for other interesting blogs. We (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Pick out a Halloween outfit at Halloween Outlet in Worcester - 10/30/10 03:36 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Pick out a Halloween outfit at Halloween Outlet in Worcester. Keep in mind that Halloween is my favorite holiday, ever. When can you dress up as anything and anyone? Purim is great but the choices are limited. You have Queen Ester, Haman, Mordechai or the King. But, Purim, man that's a holiday for dressing up. There are so many choices, so little time. Ideas seem to swell in my head. So, to get these ideas organized and to settle on something, I head over to Halloween outlet at 540 WEST BOYLSTON STREET WORCESTER, (2 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - have a meal at Val's Restaurant in Holden - 10/29/10 07:12 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - have a meal at Val's Restaurant in Holden. As I am writing this blog, I am considering if I really want to promote Val's as one of my 365 things to do in Worcester County. I mean I went there with the best intention of blogging about the restaurant. I mean the food has been really, I mean really good. The restaurant changed over the menu a few years ago and since then the quality of cuisine has improved exponentially.
But unforutunately the service was less than mediocre. And for some reason (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - go golfing before winter is here. As the warm weather winds down we are quickly wrapping up all the things we need and do during the summer months. This week end, My hubby and I will finally get the window air conditioners put away. We are mentally and emotionally getting ready for the cold that is inevitable in New England and of course, Worcester County.
But before we say good bye to the warm days, lets make one of our 365 things to do in Worcester County - go golfing (2 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Keep your kids safe on Halloween - 10/27/10 08:38 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Keep your kids safe on Halloween. So last week I provided you with helpful hints for your pet to be safe on Halloween. It would just not be right if I did not provide you with helpful suggestions on how to keep your most important family member safe. So here are my suggestions on how to keep your kids safe on Halloween. Have adult supervision. Accompany your kids if you don’t think they’re old enough to trick-or-treat on their own. There is safety in numbers. If they’re old enough to trick-or-treat without an (2 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - Sell a 4 bedroom home with a in Spencer - 10/26/10 12:59 PM
365 things to do in Worcester county - Sell a 4 bedroom home with a in Spencer. If it is a great time to buy, it certainly should be a good time to sell. If you have a great property, you will most certainly find a buyer for your home. Just take at this lovely mini - estate in Spencer and find out why you can make this one of your 365 things to do in Worcester county - Sell a 4 bedroom home with a in Spencer.
365 things to do in Worcester County - listen to a concert at Wachusett Regional High School in Holden - 10/25/10 06:07 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - listen to a concert at Wachusett Regional High School in Holden. So it is one of my favorite motherly duties, to go to my children's concerts. Not only am I supporting and encouraging my children, but I am also enjoying the very talented performance of Wachusett Regional High School Music Department. Wachusett High School is nationally known for their music department in fact I am proud to say that the high school has won 6 Grammy awards for outstanding musical program. I have been lucky enough to have two children participate in the (1 comments)
speachless sunday - my zoo - 10/24/10 04:46 PM
So, I just went to my favorite section of blogs, Realtors with pets. and since today is speechless Sunday, I am ready to contribute just photos. But how can I not say a few words about my zoo?! I share my home with non human residents. There is Sasha, my very old and getting older by the minute, overweighed Samoyed:
There is Tinkerbell, my persian cat who sleeps in my arms and carries pens and pencils while mewing through clenched teeth.
There is my baby love bird, a black masked blue, Oscar, who loves to give me kisses:
365 things to do in Worcester County - enjoy Japanese Food at Sakura Tokyo, Worcester - 10/24/10 11:29 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - enjoy Japanese Food at Sakura Tokyo, Worcester. Located at 640 Park Ave, in Worcester, Sakura Tokyo ranks is one of my favorite restaurants in Worcester for Japanese cuisine. One of my favorite reasons is that there is always a show at the Tepinyaki tables. I love the volcano made out of onions and the throwing of the shrimp into the patron's mouths is certainly going to be an ice breaker. The food is fresh and the sushi melts in your mouth. I have enjoyed the ginger salad dressing so much that I have (0 comments)
I need an agent - 10/24/10 11:03 AM
I just went into my inbox and found a massage with the subject line "I need an agent". Of course, my first and and natural reaction is: Wow! Someone heard of me, realized what I can do for them, and seek me out. Well that initial reaction probably did not last more than a quarter of a second. This is because I know the real estate truth. I know that there are no home buyers out there, who wake up one morning and say, I want an agent because I want to buy a house. No. I know that if a (5 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Cheap lunch at Worcester State University, Worcester - 10/23/10 05:19 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Cheap lunch at Worcester State University, Worcester. Alright, so I missed a perfect opportunity to do a great video blog for Worcester State University Cafeteria. I spent a day in class at Worcester State University in Worcester and the instructor suggested that we try the student cafeteria. Upon further investigation, we found out that if we get to the cafeteria before 12:30 pm, our cost will be $5.00 instead of $8.00 for all you can eat meal. Sure enough, I was surprised to discover a very cool selection of drinks. There were coffee (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - volunteer to be a bone marrow donor - 10/22/10 12:25 PM
365 things to do in Worcester county - volunteer to be a bone marrow donor. The Definition: Blood and bone marrow donation is a voluntary process. You agree to allow doctors to draw blood stem cells from your blood or bone marrow for transplantation. Blood stem cells from blood and bone marrow donation are used to treat some cancers, such as leukemia, multiple myeloma and lymphoma, and other diseases. You might consider blood and bone marrow donation because you have a family member who needs a transplant and doctors think that you're likely to be a good match for that person. (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - Stand up against Bullying - 10/21/10 04:21 PM
365 things to do in Worcester county - Stand up against Bullying. The suicide of a Rutgers University freshman whose sex life was broadcast over the Web stirred outrage and remorse from classmates who said they wished they could have stopped him from jumping off a bridge last week. But noone knew. No one helped. It is too late for Tyler Clementi. It is too late for many young adults who committed suicide because there were few who bullied them, made them feel small and inferior and oppressed. I know from personal experience that words hurt as much as rocks (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Go to MAR convention in Worcester - 10/20/10 06:40 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Go to MAR convention in Worcester. Why do I recommend going to MAR convention in Worcester to all of my readers? Well, there are many reasons: 1. It's convenient, no longer do I need to go to Boston or to Rhode Island. It's right there, centrally located, plenty of (paid) parking, approximately 20 minutes door to door from my house. 2. In one convention, you can fulfill your licensing obligation and receive your continuing education classes for the two year period, instead of hunting them down at the last minute. 3. As a (4 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Take a negotiation Class from CRS in Worcester - 10/19/10 07:01 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Take a negotiation Class from CRS in Worcester . Did you know that the latin root of the word Negotiate is to manage? Do you find that your negotiations are adversarial? That you are working from a position bargaining? Ever consider that the buyer and the seller have the same goal, the buyer wants to buy and the seller wants to sell, and yet one or both of the real estate agents sometimes get in the way.
Well this CRS sponsored class is phenomenal. Taught by a master instructor, Ed Hatch, the (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - know famous facts about Worcester County - 10/18/10 09:32 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - know famous facts about Worcester County So if you know a few names to drop, that still won't make you a life of the party. You can expand your knowledge of Worcester County by looking into interesting facts about this area. So, I've done some back ground checks and found a few interesting facts about Worcester County: Baseball Catcher's Mask was first used in 1875 by St. Mark's school catcher who modified a fencing mask to protect his broken nose in Southborough.
Birth Control Pill was developed by the Worcester Foundation of (3 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - learn of famous People from Worcester County - 10/17/10 09:46 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - learn of famous People from Worcester County. Ever wonder if there are any famous people from your neck of the woods? Wanted to name drop but could not think of anyone from your county? Well, I've done the research and am hear to give you a few famous people you can name drop in a conversation so that your company will think that you are the Worcester County know it all: James Capen Adams, or Grizzly Adams, of P.T. Barnum fame is buried in Charlton, Ma. John Adams, 2nd preside of United States (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - leaf peeping in Worcester County. - 10/16/10 01:50 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - leaf peeping in Worcester County. If Worcester County is your autumn destination, these fall foliage photos will inspire your leaf peeping and offer you a preview of what you'll see. Enjoy these images of Massachusetts during the glorious fall foliage season.
Well, I didn't have to go very far. I just went to my new listing at 14 Kittredge Rd. in Spencer and took a few snap shots. Today is windy but clear and the leaves are turning beautiful colors. This is definitely time for leaf peeping. Now if (1 comments)
“I’m sitting in front of the house, and I’d like to see it right now.” - 10/16/10 12:09 PM
It is very common for a buyer to call on a home just to get a quick look see. But what a buyer does not realize is that there are other variables to consider when calling a listing agent for that appointment, immediately. 1. The listing agent represents the seller and has NO interest in protecting the buyers' side. 2. Any agent going out with a non- pre approved buyer is wasting time. The first step to buying a home is talking to a loan officer, the second is finding the agent who will protect them and only thirdly, learning the (2 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - vacation home in Barre research - 10/15/10 02:04 PM
365 things to do in Worcester county - vacation home in Barre research. So I am getting a listing for a home in Barre. The address is 8A 864 Old Coldbrook Rd. It's an adorable chalet style property and the price, when it hits the market in two weeks will be $49,900.
Now, on the surface, it seems like an affordable home, but there are two caveats: The property is on a year to year land lease and it is seasonal. This is a new type of sale for me and being the best agent, I can be, the first thing (3 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Get a mammogram screening. - 10/14/10 09:42 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Get a mammogram screening. Well, it just so happens that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I am due for my yearly mammogram appointment. This circumstance inspired me to write a blog about the importance of early detection.
Many of us have been touched by someone in our lives being touched by the big C. My mother was diagnosed with breast Cancer when she was only 45 years old. She is cancer free now and I am thrilled to have her in my life. Of course, having to go through this (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - see Children of Eden in Worcester - 10/13/10 10:21 AM
365 things to do in Worcester county - see Children of Eden in Worcester . Children of Eden is a musical story of the creation it is being presented to celebrate the 175th anniversary of All Saints Church in Worcester and features some of the best voices Worcester county has to offer. Scroll down for all the pertinent information.The show is under direction of Michael Celularo and musical direction of Kallin Johnson. All Saints Choral Direction: Peter Stoltzfus Berton Book by: John CairdMusic and Lyrics by Stephen SchwartzBased on a concept by Charles LisanbyOrchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and Martin Erkine CHILDREN OF EDEN is presented through special (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Sell a 3 bedroom home in Worcester - 10/12/10 11:27 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Sell a 3 bedroom home in Worcester. Some agents and consumers see this market as a challenging and difficult time to sell a home. I see this marketas a phenomenal opportunity to sell. My philosophy is that any home can be sold and there are really only three factors that dictate if the home will sell. These three factors are Price, Condition, Marketing. As the agent of choice, I help my clients decide on the best option for price by doing extensive market research. I determine the value of the home in the (0 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - hold an open house at 61 Londonderry Rd. Grafton - 10/11/10 08:17 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - hold an open house at 61 Londonderry Rd., Grafton. Anyone ever thought of selling a home, would want to have as many people as possible see ones home. Having people/ agents contact you the seller is the ideal way because you know that these people are seriously looking at your home with the intention of purchasing the property. The second best way, in my opinion is to hold an open house. But just to set a time and open the doors is really not beneficial to either the home owner or the real (0 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - Tu Moda Spa in Worcester - 10/10/10 03:41 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - Tu Moda Spa in Worcester. One of the premier spas in Worcester, Tu Moda offers beauty treatments covering from head to toe. Just read their vision statement below to get an idea of what kind of spa it is: "The environment at Tu Moda was created to promote beauty and wellness —a place where we can help our guests achieve a balance between physical appearance and a state of well-being. Tu Moda is a comprehensive salon and spa where all of our guests’ necessities can be fulfilled, where only the most pure and (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - fall festival in West Boylston - 10/08/10 03:08 PM
365 things to do in Worcester county - fall festival in West Boylston. So there are so many fall festivals out there that it is so hard to find just a few to highlight. One fall festival I noticed happening every year at this time is the fall festival in West Boylston. What makes this fall festival in West Boylstonso unique is the enourmous number of scare crows that line the center of town. We're talking rows of scarecrows. And they are all different. How fun it is just to drive through the town and see all the cool decorations?! Of (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - read a good book - 10/07/10 10:12 AM
365 things to do in Worcester County - read a good book. Many of us look for books that help us improve in our business or personal life. Most of us read books that we enjoy. I try to read both. What inevitably happens is I start several books to improve my business without finishing them. But when I read a romance novel, boy, I seam to read cover to cover without loosing a beat. So, on my bed stand I end up with a collection of business books and magazines that I promise myself I will get through.
My (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - keep your pet safe this Holloween - 10/06/10 03:21 PM
365 things to do in Worcester county - keep your pet safe this Holloween. With Holloweencoming at the end of the month, all the kids are begining to dream of the hoards of goodies they'll be raking in this holiday. Some of us not only have children but also a smaller furrier member of the family. You know, our pets need to be kept safe too. That is why I feel it is important to have one of your 365 things to do in Worcester county - keep your pet safe this Holloween. With this in mind, here is a list (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - pay your taxes happily! - 10/05/10 09:54 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - pay your taxes happily! What?! You say, pay taxes and enjoy it, Jane did you loose your mind? Why would anyone pay taxes happily?! Well, it's the taxes that give our government and our state the income to fund our local services and the more and better our services are the bigger the value of our real estate investment.
Now there is a question on the ballot that will decrease our taxes. And on the surface that sounds like a great idea, who doesn't want more money and our pocket. But this (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester county - Walk the walk - 10/04/10 02:41 PM
365 things to do in Worcester county - Walk the walk. Well, this Sunday, October 3, 2010, I did what I set out to do. I raised $145.00 which is $45.00 over my goal and I walked 5 kilometers to show my support. Since, I already walked over 2 miles that morning, I certainly felt the 3.5 miles which took us up and down hills in Worcester neighborhoods. There were litterally hundreds of people at the Worcester State College. Every team had a different t-shirt and ours was wall street walkers. Fred Schuster who is the team leader talked briefely with me (1 comments)
Princeton Condo two bedroom with garage, beautiful and practical - 10/04/10 12:07 PM
Princeton Condo two bedroom with garage, beautiful and practical. Back on the market, buyer's loss is your gain! Finally, an affordable home that has charm and charecter, yet nothing to fix. Move right in and enjoy peace and serenity of Princeton quiet neighborhood. Enjoy the Bird sanctuarry walking distance from your new home. Walk the trails there or create your own on 3.3 acres surrounded by protected land.
365 things to do in Worcester County - I like it over a chair in my office - 10/03/10 05:53 PM
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I like it over a chair in my office. Today one of my 365 things to do in Worcester County is to support Breast Cancer Awareness month. My daughter posted on face book a reminder for breast cancer awareness. My mother beat the big C years ago and I am a staunch supporter. You may or may not remember the game that was played last year about what color bra you were wearing at that particular moment?! The purpose was to increase awareness of October Breast Cancer Awareness month. It was a tremendous success and we had (1 comments)
365 things to do in Worcester County - enjoy dinner at Chioda's Trattoria in Worcester - 10/02/10 02:15 PM
365 things to do in Worcester County - enjoy dinner at Chioda's Trattoria in Worcester. A friend of mine, Walter Schumacher, suggested a restaurant to me today. It's called Chioda's Trattoria in Worcester. He sent me a face book fan page and it does seem like a fun place. So here I am inviting you to try something Walter enjoys. He describes the place as "Deceiving from the outside, but Good Food and Atmosphere on inside!"
Chioda's Trattoria631 Franklin StreetWorcester, MA 01604508-459-6035 The restaurant specializes in Italian Quisine & This Week's Specials are Grilled London Broil Marinated (0 comments)
Wife Begins At FortyA British Comedyby Arne Sultan, Earl Barret and Ray CooneySept 10 - Oct 3Friday & Saturday @ 8 pmSundays @ 2 pmForty is a traumatic age for some people, especially Linda Harper who starts worrying about (1 comments)
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