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Interactive Top 10 List - Things to do if you don't celebrate Christmas - 12/25/08 08:51 AM
For everyone celebrating Christmas, this is a wonderful day to get together with family and friends, to exchange gifts and to share a festive meal. For those of us who don't celebrate the holiday, Christmas Day can feel like the longest day of the year. Here is a list of things to do, to get through the day. This is an interactive top ten list, I've started it off with the first 5. Please add your suggestions to complete the list. 1. Go out for Chinese food. They're the only restaurants open. 2. Plop down in front of the TV and watch (22 comments)
Oh No!! - Forced Efficiency - 12/22/08 02:32 PM
I think most of us have heard the "Touch Paper Once" rule, for working more efficiently. Instead of letting paperwork pile up, for each document we receive, we should take immediate action or put it in a "to-do box, file it or throw it away. The same technique can be applied to our inbox, where e-mails seem to multiply faster than bunnies. The action we take will depend on the e-mail. It may just call for "read it, respond and delete." We may have a series of e-mails documenting ongoing correspondence. They should be saved in appropriate folders. Some e-mails may have attached documents that need to be saved. Others, (10 comments)
Westport, CT - Homes on Sale! - 12/20/08 03:16 PM
As we near the end of the year, retailers are marking their merchandise 20%, 30%, 40% and more, off list price, in an attempt to rescue the Holiday Season. Everything's on sale, from clothing, to electronics, to housewares and toys. In Westport, CT, bargain hunters can also find deals in the real estate market. There are currently three dozen homes, in Westport, listed at less than 90% of the town appraised value. Some of the homes may have been reduced in price to overcome less than perfect condition or location. Others may be in pre-foreclosure or short sale situations. Still others may already have made a pretty profit for (0 comments)
WESTPORT, CONNECTICUT - An Easy Commute - 12/05/08 01:16 PM
Perhaps the best part about being a Westporter is knowing that, when you come home from work, you're in Westport. However, in this mobile society, it's also nice to know that, wherever your commute may take you, you're in a convenient location to get there. Commuter train For many Westport residents, their weekday daily commute takes them tojobs in "the city", also known as Manhattan, to the uniformed. For the vast majority, that means catching a Metro-North train, for the hour ride to Grand Central Station. There are two Metro-North stations in Westport; the primary Westport station and the historic (2 comments)
Author Bio: Marilyn Katz writes about real estate and Westport, CT. In her blog she highlights community amenities, events and activities and offers insight into the local real estate market. In her real estate practice she works with buyers, sellers and renters in Westport, CT and the surrounding communities.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.