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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.



"When I compete in an event, it is not about beating the other players.  It is about doing MY best."-Carol WilliamsThis will be the last post for the July 2018 Road trip.  After my detour home to check on the irrigation water supply to my yard, I headed back to Spokane.  The main purpose for goin...
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always o...
"Everyone deserves to be remembered."-Steve Rockwood My recent intermission (vacation) included 4 stops to visit with family and friends.  The first stop was in Redmond, Oregon (outside of Bend) where my "other" Mother and her husband prepared an amazing dinner for us and we enjoyed an evening of...
Since I have been away on Intermission (vacation) the last two weeks and haven't done a round-up, I'm including two weeks of posts in this round-up.  I enjoy doing these round-ups so I can remember and review the posts I published.  Wenatchee: Historic Wells House  "When I enter an old home, espe...
"Ocean therapy should be covered by health insurance."Yesterday, we had an impromptu golf game at the Seaside Golf Course, which was just a couple miles from our hotel.  We didn't have any other specific plans for the day so we went looking for golf courses.  Seaside Golf Course isn't ON the ocea...
Q: Do you know why the ocean roars?A: You would roar too if you had crabs on your bottom.  We enjoyed another lovely oceanside sunset last night.  This time it was at Seaside, Oregon.  Seaside is one of my favorite Oregon beach destinations because there are so many options for oceanfront hotels ...
"Vitamin Sea.  It's a healthy supplement."-Carol WilliamsAfter several days visiting friends and relatives, we have arrived at the ultimate destination... the Oregon coast.  The skies in the picture above look stormy but it really wasn't.  It was a lovely evening to sit on the balcony sipping win...
"While you were busy judging others, you left your closet door open and a lot of skeletons fell out....Oops!"  I would like to recommend the novel Allie and Bea by Catherin Ryan Hyde.  Here is another book I loved.  Even though it is a novel, it could be a real-life story about two innocent victi...
"Life Is Simple.  Eat, sleep, play golf!" I left Wenatchee late Tuesday morning to go to Spokane to pick up my traveling buddy, Gail.  We went to Trader Joe's that afternoon to pick up a case of wine for our evenings during the trip.  Then we went to one of our favorite Italian Restaurants in Spo...
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."- The Declaration of Independence Today, I am about to commence on a road trip (and be...

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