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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.



Nurses:"Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck. Your profession is what you were put here on earth to do, with such passion and intensity that it becomes a spiritual calling."  -Vincent VanGogh   On August 17th, Wenatchee Valley College had their inaugural graduation ceremon...
"Surely, where there is smoke there is fire.  There is lots of smoke in Washington State and lots of fires."If anyone is wondering what the smoke over Washington State looks like, here it is!  As if things weren't bad enough, there were 18 new fires started this weekend.  In speaking to one of my...
"Better days are coming."It's another day starting out in the Hazardous range of air quality. If you look closely at the lower right of the image, you will see the high reading yesterday was 476!  Puts a whole new meaning on the expression:   HOLY SMOKES! I am encouraged by a forecast for wind la...
"Focus on being productive rather than busy."  I always enjoy putting together my weekly round-up. It is sort of a productivity check for me. In case you're interested, here they are: Surprising Sunday: Sport Stacking  You learn something new every day." Remembering Those Before Us...  "If there ...
"Another day of Hazardous air quality in Wenatchee.  Stay inside if possible... or wear your mask."So, we're starting another day in the "Hazardous" zone of air quality due to smoke from wildfires in the Northwest.  We had a lovely reprieve for part of the day yesterday when it got down to 95 whi...
"And in the end it's not the years in your life that counts.  It's the life in your years."-Abraham Lincoln  Wenatchee, Washington was recently named as one of the best places to retire in the United States.  It placed #3 on the list, just behind #1 Grand Prairie, Texas and #2 Hilton Head Island,...
"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...
"A Hero is an ordinary person facing extraordinary circumstances and acting with courage, honor and self-sacrifice."  We are enjoying a much-needed reprieve from the horrible air quality in the Wenatchee area.  It is still on the border of "Unhealthy For Sensitive Groups" (like me) and "Unhealthy...
"Family, like branches on a tree, all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one."  Last Friday I posted a picture of all the women in my Mom's immediate family.  Today I'm happy to share the men on that side of the family.  As I mentioned last week, my Mom had a lot of siblings.  ...
"I'll make you an offer you can't refuse."-The GodfatherOn June 5, 2017 I published the following content in a blog post.  Although it did garner the coveted Feature Gold Star, I thought it might be worth bringing back as a reminder for all.  It will be new content for any readers who missed it t...

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