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Blogging is Childsplay Being addicted to ActiveRain has several side effects, er advantages, Including: The innate ability to create blogs from literally nothing, childsplay; Connecting with others and making friends, business acquaintances and encouraging business; Forming a lifeline of feedback...
It Pays to Proofread Skimming the headlines in one of the many online news journals today brought about an interesting title, "Chili's in Temple Closing to Make room for USA Basketball Project."  Nothing seems wrong with that title, right?  Wrong! In Arizona, there is no town called "Temple."  Bu...
Looking For Sustainable Fish? Ever wonder if the fish you're eating is from a good source as you're Looking for Sustainable Fish?  Search no more!  Try the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch App to locate fish reviews others have posted to garner the best local information.   Okay, I'll fess up....
No Fires on Christmas or New Years What?!!   In Arizona, there are "No Burn" days that mean we can't burn our fireplaces on a given day.  This year is much like others.  We don't have enough wind and the weather is sunny and still.  With days like these, pollution and brown dust sit overhead.  Th...
Holidays Aren't Always Happy for Everyone It's that time of year again when we hear Holiday music, buildings are decorated with brightly colored bulbs, and folks are rushing about shopping for their loved ones. But not everyone is in a holiday spirit.  Holidays Aren't Always Happy for Everyone.  ...
Cuttlefish Scottsdale A new restaurant opened in Scottsdale recently, Cuttlefish Scottsdale.  Cuttlefish Scottsdale is in the former location of McCormick & Schmicks, Gainey Village, Scottsdale.  Gainey Village is located on the Southeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Doubletree, in the mid-Scott...
Windmills in Arizona -  I still marvel when showing homes in North Scottsdale at some of our rugged areas.  Some of the land/neighborhoods might exist in a County Island.  Homes in those areas do not typically have city services.  You might encounter dirt roads, well water, septic systems, much o...
A Surprise Thank You Today is a special day.  No, it's not my birthday.  It's definitely not Thanksgiving or Christmas, or any other holiday.  It's a "Thank you from my Clients" kind of day.   Receiving a text/page from my office that there was a special delivery for me, I popped into the office....
The Thrill of the Hunt - Buying a Home in Scottsdale!    -  You've decided it's time to start The Thrill of the Hunt; Buying a Home in Scottsdale!  It's exciting to think of a new place to call home.  But what all does that include?  How many bedrooms are needed?  Bathrooms?  One story or two?  D...
If They Hover Run for Cover!  -  When I order an inspection for a buyer and a home is occupied, it's normal practice for a seller to vacate the home.  But sometimes they don't leave and this can create tension.   This past week, I attended another home inspection with a buyer client. I always mak...

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