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2012 

  Halloween Pumpkin Carving at Its Finest   I can’t carve my way out of my own kitchen at Fishhawk Lake, but I DO know great Pumpkin carvers when I see them. My mom turned me onto these folks at Villafane Studios and man, are they impressive!!       You can’t believe that these are actually pumpk...
10/31/2012
  Halloween Goblins...Pumpkins... Fishhawk Lake Frights As you probably know, I love photography and last year experimented with an editing/enhancing photo program that's now defunct.  But! I still can show the fright and fun you can have with regular photos that can turn into Goblins, Witches,  ...
10/30/2012
  Salmon Poisoning And Your Dog            (I wrote this several years ago, but it applies to every season here at Fishhawk Lake.)   Around November and December each year, the Fishhawk Lake  folks always get antsy about discovering the salmon spawning in our nearby creeks.  It’s an exciting time...
10/29/2012
     Halloween Ghosts and Goblins ActiveRain Style     One of the things I love most about living on a lake in the country is to take pictures. One of the things I love most is  spending HOURS playing with those photos and seeing what I come up with….all for free (I use iPiccy.com I used to use P...
10/28/2012
Fifty  Shades of Grey and Other Sexy Things To Improve Your Exterior   I was reading about curb appeal in the October issue of Realtor Magazine and monochramatic colors are just one way to create some sex appeal for that buyer's first impression of your home. The trend is shifting away from high ...
10/26/2012
  Fishhawk Lake Real Estate The Paper Chase   The unglamorous part of our job quite often is the paperwork.          And yet, if you don’t stay on top of it, you don’t end up closing the deal, plain and simple. Of course it’s great getting clients excited, finding that first home or that vacation...
10/24/2012
The only thing better than the success of this story is when I can slap a SOLD SIGN on my property and I'll bet it is coming SOON! Thank you for all of your efforts, all of you, but most of all for your friendship! (Please be sure and comment on their original post--thanks!) Successful luxury rea...
10/23/2012
  Luck meets opportunity….while staying in Pacific City Oregon with my Eat&Read Group (an eclectic bunch of women who are world travelers and come from various backgrounds who’ve been meeting for over 20 years), we had the morning pleasure of being graced by Mother Nature at her best.    We were ...
10/22/2012
A perfect crap….and other things I found on our hike!   It’s amazing what you will find if you take a hike with friends who know their way around the wilderness and can point out the wonders of nature if you take the time to stop, look and enjoy.   This particular hike near Fishhawk Lake is what ...
10/19/2012
Ron and Alexandra have captured what I believe is what's REALLY important in life. Don't wait to "die" to get the value in what LIFE has to offer! Bar money, it's so much more to enjoy moment-to-moment what life has to offer. We are all ONE after all.     Psychographics is the study of personalit...
10/17/2012
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