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Here's the newest and latest twist on web radio.  Pandora!!!!!  Check out www.pandora.com.  It's really cool.  It's free.  You can program all of your favorite artists and genres and it will play stuff that is very similar, but that you've never heard before.  It's fairly easy to register and you...
While foreclosures are up for the 2nd straight year, recent filings have gone down!!!!  Let's hope that this is a sign of good things to come shortly....for those who are serious about doing well in this industry! IRVINE, Calif. - Dec. 10, 2009 - RealtyTrac® (http://www.realtytrac.com/gateway_co....
A little bit late, but hey, it's still relative for the season.  It's up by our farm in Wisconsin.  We love it.  Our kids love it and we just love getting out and hiking in the Kettle Moraine forest.  We like to go fishing and hiking and swimming, but the swimming has long passed left us with th...
Dec. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Foreclosure filings in the U.S. will reach a record for the second consecutive year with 3.9 million notices sent to homeowners in default, RealtyTrac Inc. said. This year's filings will surpass 2008's total of 3.2 million as record unemployment and price erosion batter the...
I'm not sure that I really have to say anything here.  Tessa is in her little "cozy coupe" and is loving living in her own little car while hanging in Grandma's and Grandpa's driveway.  I'm excited that she's finally getting motivated to venture out on her own without being a cling on to mommy. ...
You know....when I started on Active Rain it took me almost 100,000 points to get to receiving my first referral.  After the dam broke, it seemed like I had been getting referrals every week.  Then, this past summer, I kinda slid.  Sure I wrote posts, but they weren't from my heart.  They weren't...
Healthy Home Tips & Green Alternatives for Homeowners The home buying process is an exciting time, but one that may bring additional responsibilities into your life. Many homes may need renovations or inspections, especially in areas that are susceptible to natural disasters. Having the assistanc...
One of my favorite pictures of all time!!!!!  It's rare that we get the whole clan together, but hey were large numbers of family members are there, there's bound to be a lot of fun as well as a lot of chaos.  This is the first time in a few years that we have all 40 of us together.  I'm a bless...
Tonight at the Village Board meeting:  XII. Discussion and consideration of a motion to adopt an Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance relative to PUDs. This may look harmless enough, but I was told by someone who actually picked up the ordinance that one of the changes is to  exclude Horse Far...

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