Carol Williams' Real Estate Marketing and Goal Setting Blog

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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.



"We are suffering from seriously poor air quality but mostly I am praying for the safety of all the firefighters who work so tirelessly to save homes and lives."-Carol WilliamsThe wildfire smoke continues to smother the State of Washington and the Wenatchee Valley is suffering from "Hazardous" ai...
"Firefighters save more than homes.  They save hearts, memories, and dreams."The current air quality in all of Washington State is very poor due to wild fires from all over the Northwest, including Canada.  The air quality is forecast to stay unhealthy at least through this week. The darker the c...
"Forget about the heat.  Eat more ice cream." -Sign at the 59er Diner at Apple Annie'sThe weather here has been really hot the last couple of weeks.  One of the fun things to do indoors where it is cool is to head up to Cashmere, Washington to Apple Annie Antique Gallery.  This is only about 6 mi...
"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: Weekend Wrap-Up: Fun In North Central Washington "Never underestimate the value of having fun." Testimonial Tuesd...
"You learn something new every day."Did you know there is such a thing as Sport Stacking?  The World Sport Stacking Association is dedicated to promoting the sport.   What is Sport Stacking? Sport Stacking is an individual and team sport that involves stacking 9 or 12 specially designed cups in p...
"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...
"Family, like branches on a tree, all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one."My Mom came from a big family but it was confusing because there were so many children from my Grandpa's 3  wives. My grandfather's name was Francis St.Clair but everyone knew him as Frank. My Grandpa...
"Today I am celebrating a blessing and a milestone accomplishment."-Carol WilliamsToday is the day I received word our 6th great-grandchild was born. Welcome to this crazy world, Merlene Kennedy! This birth evens out the gender numbers for our great-grandchildren: 3 boys and 3 girls.  We also hav...
"Do not mistake activity for progress. You can keep busy in a rocking chair, but you won't get anywhere."-Earl Nightingale  Yesterday I published a post about the word BUSY.  Today, I am bringing forth an old blog from June 2016 which goes along with that message.  Since I can't reblog my own pos...
"We could all take a lesson from the weather.  It pays no attention to criticism."Today was my second straight day of playing in golf events during the hottest part of our summer (so far).  Tomorrow is our regular league day and another hot one in the forecast.  We will be teeing off at 8:00 and,...

Carol Williams

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