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Here's my first try at a MeMe.  Please bear with me! Thanks to Margaret Woda for choosing me out of the Active Rain Newbies Group. 1. I marched!  No, not in protest but in the Marching Band, both in High School and College.  A bit Geeky, maybe but I competed at very high level and also traveled a...
If you haven't already heard, JP Morgan/ Chase has announced that they will no longer be funding loans originated by Mortgage Brokers (those companies that do not use their own money to fund loans at the closing table) effective this Friday, January 16th. Chase is one of the largest wholesale sou...
Scott Walker, the county executive for Milwaukee County in WI, is refusing to submit a list of projects that could be paid for by Obama's New New Deal!  Why?  For several reasons: 1. He believes that all federal money comes with strings attached.  Whether it is mandatory guidelines on how a proje...
Imagine never being able to take your child to a playground because their physical limitations meant they couldn't play on any of the equipment.  In 2009 Oconomowoc will add another feather to its cap with a universally accessible playground, called Imagination Station, to be built in June.  Slat...
Yeah, we made it through 2008!  And while 2009 looks promising, there is still a lot of uncertainty ahead.  We all know that some accepted offers will be hard to put together and some will be even harder to get to the closing table.  Looking ahead can be exciting, but also energy draining as we w...
Want to start off 2009 in one of the best ways I can think of?  Then watch this video and let someone know that you appreciate them!  This video from the Simple Truths website is a story about John who, based on a talk by Barbara A. Glanz, decides to write a thank you letter to his 8thgrade Liter...

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