Fran 's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Bean Group / Franklin
Green Homes, REALTOR® Certified EcoBroker®
How many of you have looked up at a home which had one of these.... and said to yourself: "That must be a Widow's Walk"? Well, you would be mistaken. According to Judson Hale, Editor-in-Chief of Yankee Magazine, in his book, titled, Inside New England, a Widow's Walk was actually a closed-in Cupo...
Try JibJab Sendables® eCards today! Want a fun and "green" way to say Happy Valentine's Day? Check out this site: They offer quite a few FREE greetings as well as a subscription for those of us who like to send humourous greetings... all of the time... like me. I chose the 6 month...
Lyrics | Maria - My Favorite Things lyrics I am usually the one that people go to when they need a little motivation: The positive thinker in the bunch. Today, I'm having trouble finding my happy thought; my passion. I shouldn't have read my mail yesterday. I shouldn't have listened to the news t...
When you mention dog sledding, the Iditarod® comes to mind, but that race is in Alaska. What about right here in New Hampshire? The New England Sled Dog Club, Inc. is running its 80th Annual Sled Dog Race in Laconia, New Hampshire, next weekend: February 13-15, 2009.           In preparation for...
If you are like me, you understand the importance of donating blood. And, if you are like me, you may feel that donating blood isn't always a convenient proposition. The blood drives are usually during the middle of the day and they take up an hour, to an hour and a half, of valuable time. If we...
Mr. and Mrs. John Q Smith have just rehabilitated an 1800's one and a half story New Englander. The home has 1200 square feet of finished living area. The home had horse hair and newspaper insulation in the walls which were covered with lead paint, lead glass windows with rotting sills, asbestos...
What Do You Do With Your Dryer Lint? Stacey E Bernstein's artwork caught my attention. As an art lover and former art teacher myself, I was looking for something to do with my dryer lint. Doing a Google search brought me to this simple but effective website, advertising this woman's passion for l...
I had FUN playing a kid's game yesterday... the kind of game we used to play in elementary school. I'll explain how to play it in a moment, but first, I need to give you a little background as to why this is such a big deal and why you should read on. At age fifty, I am not a big fan of exercise....
So many people have asked me 'What is an EcoBroker®?'. I thought I'd find a more creative way to answer the question, AND, one of my New Year's Resolutions was to become more tech-savvy. So here it is... My first YouTube video: (Sorry, I haven't figured out how to embed the actual video yet, but ...
Did you know that there are property tax exemptions available for renewable energy installations in the State of New Hampshire? My fellow ActiveRainer ,Joan Whitebrook ,asked the question back in March of 2007... What Color is YOUR State? Red? Blue? or Green? I'm proud to say that it is getting ...

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