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Words of Wisdom....Great Quote! - 08/30/11 09:37 PM
It is amazing how much better you will feel when you look for the good in every situation. You have the choice each and everyday on how your day is going to be for that day. Am I going to choose to have a good day or to have a bad day??? The choice is yours!! Guthrie wanted to share this great quote with you....
"Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it." -- Jesse Owens Judith Parker, CRS, GRI Keller Williams www.CharlotteHomeInfo.com firstname.lastname@example.org (10 comments)
Her seminar focuses on the most crucial topics from "The Millionaire Real Estate Agent" by Gary Keller. These are topics which you need to know in order to build and maintain a successful real estate business in any market. In this seminar she will focus on and help us... Learn and receive the key 24 Topics to utilize this valuable book as our Operations (5 comments)
What Flowers are Blooming at This time of Year in Charlotte, NC ? - 08/26/11 08:14 PM
This morning as I did my morning walk to check out the different flower beds I came upon the Dahlia bed and with the recent rains and heat they were looking pretty sad. Over grown, lots of grass which needed to be pulled and the bed desperately needed mulch. I decided to roll up my sleeves, grab my garden gloves and dig in. Several hours later it was all groomed, cleaned, weeded and mulched. I did cut back the Dahlias for they were out of control. I will do a better job at staking them next year as they begin to (14 comments)
I was looking at labrador retrievers on Petfinder the other evening and came upon this beautiful white labrador and beside his name was this word (Urgent). I opened his information and he was described as a young labrador with a great personality. Very sweet and loves all other dogs. It also described him as an owner surrender. Reading a little further it related that his last day was 08/20/11. I knew that this meant that he was scheduled to be destroyed on Monday, 08/22/11. Something tore at (24 comments)
Do You Have an Evacuation Plan for Your Pets with Hurricane Irene Knocking On Your Door? - 08/24/11 08:12 PM
This evening I am outside enjoying a beautiful evening on our patio with our three Boxers and it made me think...what would we do if we had to evacuate? Am I prepared to care for our pets. I went to the National Hurricane Preparedness website and found specific information concerning pets. The first words of wisdom come from Guthrie...
"BEFORE THE DISASTER" Make sure pets are current on their vaccinations. Pet shelters may require proof of vaccines. Have a current photograph Keep a collar with identification on your pet and have a leash on hand to control your pet. (20 comments)
Indian Land, SC... Sun City Carolina Lakes... A Great Retirement Community for the Active Adult - 08/22/11 10:35 PM
Last week I had a nice lady visit the Carolinas and she is a very young and vibrant 67 year old. She is moving here to get out of the cold Minnesota winters. She wanted a beautiful ranch and in a community that provides lots of activities. I showed her several neighborhoods and then showed her the Del Webb Community... An Active Adult Community for 55 and older. Sun City Carolina Lakes
The buyer enjoyed looking at re-sales and then we visited the model community and she ended up choosing a beautiful lot and plan and will build. While there she learned (10 comments)
Safety for Children Waiting for Their Bus... Arrive at your assigned stop 10 minutes early. Look to the left and to the right before crossing. Observe the flashing red lights and stop sign. Proceed only after all cars have stopped. Safety for the Public When Approaching a School Bus... Slow Down If you see yellow lights flashing on the school bus...prepare to stop. You must stop if the red lights are flashing and the stop arm is displayed unless you are on the other side of a divided highway. Safety Tips (11 comments)
With the return to school in Union County, NC there will also be the beginning of the 3rd season for the Union Symphony Youth Orchestra
This year 90 students will take part and enjoy. They will all attend a three day orchestra camp and present their first recital on Labor Day. Opening Season Concert on Labor Day, September 5, 2011 at 2pm at Marvin Ridge High School. This concert is open and free admission Make your plans now to enjoy some beautiful music on Labor Day at Marvin Ridge High School and support our local students (8 comments)
I immediately removed them from the back yard for fearful that my Boxers may attempt to eat them. I then did a search for backyard mushrooms and discovered that they could be poisonous as well as fatal to pets if ingested. After researching the mushroom I was so glad that I removed for there are so many different species of (18 comments)
Today I went shopping to pick up several items to donate to the the silent auction which will be held on Septemeber 10, 2011. All monies made will be split between two great rescue groups. Great Dane Friends Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue I found a throw with paw prints and a food canister on wheels where you can store your dog food. I think they (15 comments)
Union County...Back to School...The Union County Public School Calendar (UCPS) School Starts August 25, 2011 - 08/10/11 09:08 PM
The Union County Public Schools (UCPS) go back to classes on August 25, 2011. The school year runs from August 25, 2011 thru June 8, 2012. Summer breaks and vacations are almost over and it is time to get the children ready to return to school. As you prepare and plan for the upcoming year it is nice to have a school calendar handy. Click below and print. The Union County Public School Calendar Judith Parker, CRS, GRI Keller Williams www.CharlotteHomeInfo.com email@example.com (12 comments)
There Has Been a 9.7% Increase in Homes Sold in July 2011 Compared to July 2010 in Charlotte, NC - 08/09/11 10:51 PM
The statistics are out from the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association and there has been a 9.7% increase in homes sold in July 2011 compared to one year ago. Homes sold in 2010...1980 sold Homes sold in 2011...2173 sold July sales were down compared to the sales in June 2011 by 6.7%. 2330 homes sold in June 2011. Average sale's price in June 2011... $216,391. Average sale's price in July 2011... $213,354. Down 1.4%. Homes are being sold and am getting many calls from people who are planning to move to the Carolinas. Judith Parker, CRS, GRI Keller Williams www.CharlotteHomeInfo.com firstname.lastname@example.org
The Black-Eyed Susan The scientific name is Rudbeckia hirta - "hirta" is Latin for "rough hairy" (as the prominent center of the flower is). This morning I was enjoying my coffee and taking a walk around the yard with Lady Lilly, BABE and Guthrie. I took my camera with me for am inspired by our ActiveRain member Roy Kelley. He is always sharing beautiful pictures of things that he sees as he is out and about. We went behind our garage and this is what I discovered. I had planted a small plant of Black-Eyed Susans last year and look at (8 comments)
Enjoy Pet Adoption Day at Metrolina Expo in Charlotte, NC on Sunday, August 7th - 08/06/11 11:14 PM
Come out on Sunday, August 7, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy the day at Metrolina Expo for it is Pet Adoption Day. Metrolina Tradeshow Expo is located at 7100 Statesville Rd., in Charlotte, N.C. Visitors will receive $1 off admission with a donation of dog or cat food or pet supplies. Please visit and show your support for your local animal shelters and rescues, so we can find FUREVER homes for all! There will be many animal shelters and rescues there so if you have a particular breed in mind, I am sure you will find it. (18 comments)
Virtual Tour This lovely 2 story home is very inviting w formal living room & dining room & a large kitchen w bar & breakfast area. The kitchen is open to a large den w gas log fireplace. The breakfast area and den have access to a lovely screened porch & large deck. Both overlook a very wooded & private back yard. (9 comments)
Enjoying and Caring for Hummingbirds - 08/01/11 10:37 PM
Everyday I take time to walk thru our gardens with our three Boxers and to take time filling bird baths with fresh water and putting out bird seed and my favorite... Hummingbird nectar. Today I caught these Hummers checking out the feeders and thought you would enjoy.
I always purchase the nectar for the feeders, but have a recipe to make homemade nectar and this one is easy. Hummingbird Nectar Ingredients 4 cups filtered water 1 cup regular white sugar Directions Bring the water to a boil. Take the water off the heat and add the sugar. Stir to dissolve completely. Let the (18 comments)
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