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 Punny And Puny PonderingTake A Peony Path. . .Why I Ponder I admire those who can post something daily.  Or most days.  Even weekly.  Although I admit I do find the robo-posters to be a bit of a bewilderment. To each their own, right? I can be(err scratch that, have been) regular at it.  In the ...
06/22/2021
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Made You Look. . .  Over the years, we have learned about the importance of a post title.  And as we know, that is certainly true when it comes to making the best possible first impression.   This is true personally as well as when presenting a property on the market for sale.  It’s not bait and ...
06/19/2021
 That Time I Threw AwayMy Keys. . .   Recently, I read a post by fellow ActiveRain member Joan Cox Those Mistakes Made Are Engraved In Your Brain.  It was certainly nod-worthy as examples of similar experiences of errors in life and real estate can often be found.   Of course, my brain brought ba...
06/16/2021
  Post-Pandemic Pondering When I heard of its most recent arrival, I met the word pandemic with some pause.  This was not my first encounter hearing or seeing the term. This time it prompted perplexed and ponder-worthy thoughts unlike any previous time because I had changed.  Maybe it's time on t...
06/13/2021
A Trip To The Library And The Very Hungry CaterpillarWith A Trip Down Memory Lane On May 27, Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP wrote a post where she shared information about the death of author Eric Carle.  His name might not have registered at all with me but earlier that day, I had read his o...
06/12/2021
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Wrestling With AnIdea I may not know a lot about sports but I do know there is a difference between wrestling and boxing.  Things like Judo, Taekwondo and Karate can also confuse a field where expressions of self-defense collide with different artforms.  Details matter.  Moves too.  Shifting and ...
06/10/2021
Points.  Pointlessness.And Pondering Points Of View.   When it comes to ActiveRain, a discussion of points can add to the continuing dialogue of this platform. Although that discussion doesn’t seem to be as rampant as I remember in the beginning days of my AR journey, it still exists. After all, ...
06/08/2021
 ChitChat And JibberJab While I am not channeling Lewis Carroll, I am thinking of the different ways of connection.  Of course, conversation in all forms as shown in the communication expressed in this post title is but one of those.   Sometimes a connection comes from an unlikely source or even ...
06/06/2021
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 Some Of ThisAnd A Smidgen Of That Life can be confusing.  Whether it's within that place we call ones mind or outside in the real world bewildermant can happen.  It can seem somewhat odd when observing what’s going on in either place as we attempt to make sense of it.   Head-scratching can certa...
06/04/2021
Forgetting June GloomAnd Celebrating June Bloom I have long heard of June Gloom.  In many, if not most, Southern California communities(and points up the coast as well) know, it is a close companion to Gray May.   Wikipedia has a condensed explanation about clouds, cooler(relatively, mind you) te...
06/02/2021
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