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Real Estate Agent - Chris Alston (Keller Williams Realty, Silicon Valley, California) - 01338415
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I was driving up Highway 101, from Santa Barbara...  And as I was driving, I saw this barn on the side of the road.  I quickly picked up my camera and snapped these quick pictures.  They are not the best quality, but it they are of a rather unique barn!  The side of it seems to be painted like a ...
So I took a picture of a tree.  A tree at sunset, or maybe sun down, or whatever you want to call it.  The sun was down, and as I was drivng back from Southern California I pulled out a camera and snapped this picture.  What a beautiful tree...  Just sitting there on the hill, on the side of the ...
"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are." Bernice Johnson Reagon Wow...  Now I am not sure who Bernice Johnson Reagon is, but I now want to find out more about this wonderful sounding person. I wonder if life has challenged her and sh...
One thing I love to do, is to go new places with my son Ryan.  He is so eager to explore the world, just like all 4 year olds do!  Through all the exploring and tinkering and running and jumping and wanting toys comes the times I need him to stand a bit still to take a picture I can put in the ph...
Solvang is located North of Santa Barbara a few miles inland from Highway 101. This Danish Village is a place you could spend all day, or many days exploring. Sometimes you have to remember that you are still in California!  And did I say FREE parking everywhere? It seems that wherever you look, ...
Traveling to Southern California on Highway 101 towards Santa Barbara takes you to a cut off to a city called Solvang.  A Danish hamlet located a few miles off 101 before Santa Barbara, and what a treat do you have in store! Don't plan on spending a few hours, consider a few days! At the end of t...
I am spending the weekend in Sunny Solvang, CA.  It is a Danish community in Southern California about 30 or so minutes north of Santa Barbara.  After a long day taking in the sights, eating the food and exploring with my son we headed back to our room, exhausted! I looked out the window and saw ...
What a great time at the Cupertino Tournament of Bands on Saturday night (October 8th, 2011).  The annual event is hosted by Cupertino High School. You have to excuse my pictures, as I broke my camera and was using a loner type.  :)  We all brought jackets, food, blankets and really enjoyed the 4...
Ok...  For those iPhone and iPad users, you will now be able to blog and comment on ActiveRain using your apple gadgets!  So no more rushing to a computer to post...  You can do it with your WiFi or Cell connected devices! Good stuff! -ChrisWith the highly anticipated release of iOS5 finally arri...
Columbus Day...  We all learned this poem growing up.  I forgot most of the words, but for Columbus Day I thought I would post the words to the poem.   By Jean Marzollo In 1492 In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. He had three ships and left from Spain; He sailed through...

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