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2013 

You Can’t be Everything to Everyone I got a call from a young man who had gone through several agents everywhere in Oregon it seems in search of the perfect water property. He was frustrated because they weren’t sending him what he wanted. He said that every time he did his own searching, Fishhaw...
01/20/2013
Farm Animals I spent the day with horse property buyers who originally were a walk-in at Vernonia Realty.    As they took their own photos around the property, I had a chance to “shoot some birds”. I captured one very high up in this tree until I got too close and it took off. Not sure what this ...
01/20/2013
There are many types of waterfowl in the coastal range of Oregon that visit Fishhawk Lake during the winter seasons. We always get Canadian Geese in plentiful numbers. We have one goose (not Canadian) who stays here all year and she waits religiously for the rest of the clan to arrive.   They are...
01/19/2013
Fishhawk Lake Real Estate-Your Personal Mission Statement Businesses have them emblazoned on their walls, business cards, trucks.  Franklin Covey suggests it as part of their success system and it's common for those employed by businesses to understand that that statement is a part of the Big Pic...
01/18/2013
    In wilderness is the preservation of the world. Henry David Thoreau     In our own time it has been seen... that simple children, roughly brought up in the wilderness, have begun to draw by themselves, impelled by their own natural genius, instructed solely by the example of these beautiful p...
01/17/2013
  Good News or Bad News Which Do You Prefer?   I don’t tune into the evening news. I find it utterly depressing and a complete downer.       I prefer to fill my day with whom I can learn from, be inspired by. Yup, I like to know the facts, but I also want to know how to face the next day with pos...
01/16/2013
Barn at Sunset along Hwy 47 and the Nehalem River Vernonia Oregon     Looking back through old photos, this is one that reminds me of my drive home to Fishhawk Lake along country roads in the winter seasons when the sun sets earlier and silhouettes come out around 5pm as the sun wanes. The low te...
01/13/2013
  Fishhawk Lake Real Estate I think I can! I think I can!   This little dredge always makes me think of The Little Engine That Could, the motivational children's book. We have had it forever here at Fishhawk Lake, it keeps on pluggin’ along and other than it scaring my pup, Kasa (she never likes ...
01/11/2013
  Fishhawk Lake Real Estate Declutter But Don’t Sterilize!       Recently I was showing property to “horse people”. The property itself was what was most important but we started with the home. Besides having holiday paraphernalia (which we were prepared for), this home was FILLED with stuff in e...
01/09/2013
  Social Media vs Live Conversation       I was watching a program the other night that showed an experiment amongst four young female roommates who were asked to give up any social media interaction (iphones, etc) for two weeks. The results were quite interesting. One young lady actually felt a ...
01/08/2013
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