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By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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 “Mistakes Are The Portals Of Discovery” A James Joyce Quote by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweI can't count how many times I have heard, said, or been told “everybody makes mistakes” yet when I make one, I get a little hard on myself. I first feel stupid and embarrassed, especially if...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Saturday August 19, 20171. What were Donner and Blitzen's name in the 1823 publication of, A Visit from St. Nicholas? Dunder & Blixen2. What year did Einstein die? 19553. A free radical is an atom or molecule that has an odd number of what? Electrons4. Guitarist Dave N...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Thursday August 17, 20171. Whose autobiography was entitled "The Long Walk to Freedom"? Nelson Mandela2. What ship was commanded by William Bligh? Bounty3. What is the official state animal of the state of Oregon? The Beaver4. Oldest son Al was the first ringmaster of ...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Grand-daughter Hailey Stout is now back at Bucknell University practicing and getting ready for her Girls Volleyball team to kick off their 2017 season schedule! It's hard to believe this gal is a senior and this is her last season playing for the Bisons! She was excited to get back to campus as ...

By Hunter Paschall
(Consulting Group INC/ Short Sale Negotiation Company)
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 Here are six incredible things to look for during the 2017 Solar Eclipse. 1. Animals getting confused:The change in light during an eclipse makes the temperature drop suddenly, which makes animals think that night is coming. As the total eclipse begins, animals begin their evening rituals. As th...

By Annette Mejia
(Big Island Hawaii Real Estate)
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 Enjoy the beautiful sunset views from this spectacular home on over an acre of property. Nestled in a small, gated community without a monthly HOA, on an ideal elevation, this home truly has everything to offer. The grand covered entry has double doors which will lead you into the home to notice...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Family Luncheon at the National Museum of the Marine Corps One of my nephews, Tyler Kelley, is a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps and currently stationed at Quantico. Tyler and his wife Sabina arranged a family luncheon at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. 17 family members were present ...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Show Some Respect! Today 8/21 is National Senior Citizens Day!by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweNational Senior Citizens Day honors our elderly population. On this day, we are encouraged to recognize and show appreciation for the value and contribution of elderly people to home, family...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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"They Can Because They THINK They Can" A Virgil Quote by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CrowePositive Thinking can be and is a powerful thing. It is even more so when you do it in the name of the Lord and in his will.Being able to reach a goal MUST start with you thinking you can do it. If ...

By Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL, Buy Daytona condos for heavenly good prices
(Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408)
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I am a condo broker, which only means that I am too lazy to deal with anything other than condos :)One of the issues in condos - pets. Condos have restrictions. That’s simply the nature of the beast. I digress here, but when I see a 32-page Rules & Regulations for a condo on the beach, I shrug at...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins Active Time: 4 hours Makes: 12  Ingredients:  12 lemon Oreos 2 8-oz. bars cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. powdered sugar 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. lemon zest 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract pinch of kosher salt 2 c. heavy cream 1/4 c. blueberry preserve...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Prep Time: 20 minutes   Total Time: 40 minutes Serves: 4   Ingredients: 1 c. white rice 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, quartered kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 1/2 c. dry white win...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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There is a challenge on Active Rain this month to write about our human side.I enjoyed reading all the entries so far and learned a lot about some of my friends on active rain.It is difficult for me to write about personal things.I do not discuss my personal life online. I am an introvert and it ...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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I recently had the pleasure of spending ten days of vacation in the beautiful state of Montana. This was my third trip to the area, and this trip solidified my love for the state. That's mostly because I love the outdoors and beauty that is found in nature, and this place is perfect for that. The...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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"Being Human" is a choice! There are some situations that demand more privacy than others. However, more often than not, the most private conditions are the most difficult to share. When one has mastered a challenge that the majority of the country is coping with, it’s time for the “human element...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: The Common Lawyer by Mark Gimenez The Common Lawyer (2009) is a fast reading legal thriller by The New York Times bestselling author and Texas lawyer Mark Gimenez. I enjoyed this novel and recommend it for your reading list. The setting of this novel is Austin, Texas and is a...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORs® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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At Nature As Neighbors, our love of nature and wildlife is a big part of our lives - and real estate business. Therefore, we’re very excited ( and proud) for the upcoming BBC/PBS show, Wild Alaska Live. The show is hosted by the well known Kratt Brothers and Steve Backshall. It airs live on PBS a...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Cheesecake Recipes I noticed several cheesecake recipes on social media sites and thought it might be a good time to share some cheesecake recipes in a blog. Please visit and follow my Cheesecake Recipes blog on Pinterest. When you make a new favorite, blog about it.If you do not have a presence ...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Out With The Old, In With The... Old. Today Is National Thriftshop Day by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweIf you have never gone to a Thift Shop, I can say in my own personal opinion that you are missing out! Some folks don't see the fun about them, but thankfully I am not one of those ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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 Delray Beach- Afternoon Showers The typical South Florida summer afternoon thunderboomers are here!  They are, however, not limited to the afternoons. We’ve been seeing storm clouds on the horizon on our morning walks and often we can see the showers heading our way.  It’s been hard for all of u...