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By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for April 29, 2017Good Morning Westcliffe, CO23°...and snowing!Our Saturday morning starts with cold temperatures and falling snow.We are in a Winter Storm WarningWe can expect it to snow most of the day with 4"-8" additional snowfall.High temperatures will only be around t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Charles Weldon was born in Dickens County, Texas back in 1915 to Charles and Mattie, I assume he was a Jr, but I’m not sure. Anyway, onward we go. As a teenager, he broke horses for the United States government during WWII in Oklahoma.After the war, he opened two leather goods businesses in Tulsa...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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From what I am told, it was a warm sunny day and the attendees were happy for the new couple, April 27, 1946, another post war nuptial. I have to believe what I am told as I was not invited to the event.Joe and Laura Silva began their journey through life and knew little at the time of where that...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Gateway to the Lake" 503-755-2905
(Vernonia Realty)
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Eliminate "Should" From Your Vocabulary!Should has a connotation that is frought with negativity. A guilt-ridden word, if you will.  Years ago my very smart sister wrote this in a holiday card relating it to  New Year's resolutions. I have adhered to that simple advice consciously ever since. Ins...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 2
Westcliffe, CO Weather for April 28, 2017 Good Morning Westcliffe, CO27°Our Friday morning starts with chilly temperatures and a few light clouds to grace our skies.Today will give us increasing clouds and a high temperature in the middle 40's.We have a slight (10%) chance for snow/rain showers a...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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 33 Years Still Getting Better Every Day! Today we celebrate a third of a century of Wedded bliss with my lovely wife Sally.   Sally is an amazing woman who truly makes every day special.   Before I was married I never imagined how great that it would be and I am happy to say that it does get bet...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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Friday Diary - Clients, Furry Friends and An Insane Week in Real Estate - April 28, 2017I'm still a bit 'crippled' with 2 assistants out and my South End office being moved this week so, I think I may have been on the verge of insanity this week!  Today was the last day for us to be working in ou...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Thursday April 27, 20171. What was the name of Sherlock Holmes intelligent brother? Mycroft2. Which element of the periodic table is named for a Scottish village? Stroutium3. What is the modern day equivalent of Dacia? Romania4. What are Robin Williams and Nathan Lane ...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Friday Funnies: Lactose intolerant?  Here is some udder advice to help your business grow! Always wake up in a happy mooo-d. Don't cry over spilled milk, suck it up. Turn the udder cheek and mooo-ve on quickly. Seize every opportunity and milk it for all its worth! It's good to be seen and herd t...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
Comments 5
I was watching the tech news yesterday about those home internet devices like Alexa, Echo and the how people are hacking those and the cameras in your homes security system.Alexa is constantly listening to conversations within its range, and when it hears the magic word “Alexa” it starts.  When a...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Delray Beach- May Flowers This has been a very busy week and I am scratching my head wondering where April went. It was a reminder that with the coming of May, for many up north it means May flowers...brought on by April showers. I tied this orchid to a tree two years ago and it finally bloomed! ...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 23
Trivia question answers for Monday April 24, 20171. Peter Perfect drove the Turbo Terrific in which cartoon? Wacky Races2. What is the NATO phonetic word for "S"? Sierra3. Which country was known as British Honduras until 1973? Belize4. What ape has a name derived from Malay for "man of the fores...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 24
Trivia question answers for Wednesday April 26, 20171. What's the ballet term for a 360 degree turn on one foot? A Pirouette2. Shortly after the start of the Spanish-American War, the US Navy blockaded what island? Cuba3. What does a "screever" do on a sidewalk? Draw4. What part of the eye is dam...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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Buyers Buyers BUYERS!!! Let's take a ride on my Top 10 List of DO NOT DO! DO NOT: You make an offer on a purchase or short sale and don't take a VALID CONTRACT serious? You want me to show you more properties after you know we have a contract 90% approved? Really? You go see a property and have a...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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North branch, Minnesota is cold.Well, not really a deep freeze.But, still much colder than normal.A lot of complaining and a lot of flowers and tree buds destroyed by the cold.Many people refused to believe it could freeze yet.But the average last day of frost is towards the end of May.But, with ...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
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"Cats are connoisseurs of comfort"  James Herriot--British writer and veterinarian "The replenishing thing that comes with a nap-you end up with two mornings in a day."Pete HamillRon and I like power catnaps especially when we are very focused on coming up with a strategy.  These catnaps clear ou...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
Comments 3
According to Realtor.com movers are sometimes given a task of moving some really odd items. I can imagin movers have some stories to share whether exciting or disturbing. From comic collections, expensive antiques, to boxes of adult toys.  Here are some of the weird things mentioned in their arti...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 We have experienced 70's and 80's since February, so Spring came early to Denver.  We got spoiled with the nice, yet very dry weather.   Many homeowners have turned sprinklers on, since we have had to hand water the grass, trees and shrubs for a couple of months.   Well, winter is back!   About ...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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April 29 is shrimp scampi day. There were many fun food holidays in April that I did not write about. I will write more often in May.I read about these holidays in the Carrier Pigeon.You can pick up a copy of the magazine at many local retail outlets.Subscribe to my blog to read about some of the...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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The Skies in Arizona are Amazing!   Click Here to request your FREE Relocation Guide!!!   For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ   Not that words are even needed for this scene, but it always amazes me to see the sky change colors at the end of the day!  ...