Day 3 of the 12 Days of Thanks Giving - My Brood

Real Estate Broker/Owner with ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors

What a gift Debbie has given us this month with the 12 Days of Thanks Giving Challenge. Focusing daily on what we're thankful for should continue throughout the year. It's truly a delight to see all of the posts in the Rain of late, filled with gratitude. Thanks Debbie, you are loved and appreciated.



Day 3 of Thanks Giving


My children and their children are my magnus opus, of sorts.


The pride and love I feel for them nearly bursts my heart at times. Each has grown into a kind and wonderful person. They are successful in different ways; a strong young woman and registered nurse, an avid sportsman and sales manager, and an adventurer and business owner. Like my husband, they have a great sense of humor, and make me laugh. 


My sons married amazing women, and my daughters-in-law are wonderful mothers, wives, and people. They truly are my daughters too. 


  The Juneau, Alaska Family - Sean and Becky with Sage and Addie 

   Bend, Oregon Family - Nate and Holly, Skyler, Connor and little Holden


The Denver, CO Family - Kelsea and Raegan 


Grandchildren open your heart in ways you never imagined. 


We now have six grandchildren. 

They are each uniquely wonderful. 

Spending time with them is always magical and joy-filled. 

Amazingly, it feels like having your own children young again, without the parental anxiety. 

They are reminders of what's important and keep you grounded. 

It's difficult to be too serious around children. 


Sean and Becky, Holly and Nate, and Kelsea. Sage and Addie, Skyler, Connor, and Holden, and Raegan - you fill my heart with such joy. Thank you.

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ViewHomes™ grew out of our passion for nature, beautiful surroundings, and peaceful environments. Starting together in an urban environment, over the years we've gravitated towards areas with smaller populations and less density. We now enjoy our lifestyle in a rural environment, but with close proximity to metropolitan areas where we appreciate all the amenities of fine restaurants, shopping, and an easy drive to an international airport.
Living in ViewHomes™ is like having “elbowroom for the soul”.






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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Debb and Bernie,

Wow, wow, wow!  What great pictures of your family.  Ron and I loved meeting and hanging out with you Alaska family, and Ron was saddened that he had to take a phone call when I met the Oregon contingent and missed out...I am look forward to meeting Kelsea and Raegan.  We are thankful that you shared all your children with us as well as your parents.  A

Nov 14, 2017 06:45 AM #1
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Ron and Alexandra Seigel The Alaska crew is in Hawaii at a Disney hotel this week ( they sent the photo to me yesterday), before meeting Becky's family in Maui next week for a two week Thanksgiving celebration.

We are heading to Bend this morning. Little Holden is having a minor surgery in Portland tomorrow, and we will be hanging with Skyler and Connor until Friday. Wish you could come play with us. It will be a fun few days. D 

Nov 14, 2017 06:48 AM #2
Maria Sapio
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.

What a beautiful 'brood' you have - and indeed, so very much to be thankful for...!!

Nov 14, 2017 06:48 AM #3
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Thanks so much Maria. We are lucky people. I greatly appreciate your visit and comment this morning. D 

Nov 14, 2017 06:52 AM #4
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Wow!  Great family and the contest entries are so fun to see...!

Nov 14, 2017 06:55 AM #5
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Debb and Bernie- they are all beautiful! And it is no surprise that they are all thriving...look at the examples they had!!

Nov 14, 2017 07:28 AM #6
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Kristin, the challenge is great for positive posts in AR.

Hi Kathy, you are very kind. Thank you. D 

Nov 14, 2017 07:29 AM #7
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hello Debb and Bernie, what a beautiful, precious family you have. I look forward to having grandchildren one day soon I hope, until then, I will enjoy seeing pictures of others' grandkids. 

Nov 14, 2017 07:34 AM #8
Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
Colorado Living!

Family makes everything better.  You are truly blessed this fine looking family.

Nov 14, 2017 08:37 AM #9
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good Morning Debb and Bernie - what a wonderful family. You are truly blessed.   Grandchildren are a blessing 

Nov 14, 2017 08:58 AM #10
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Debb and thank you for sharing your great family with us, these pictures shows how great of brood line you have.


Nov 14, 2017 10:26 AM #11
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Debb & Bernie - What a lovely family! You have truly been blessed with an abundance of love and joy, and have so much to be thankful for.

Nov 14, 2017 11:24 AM #12
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Debb-What a beautiful family you and Bernie have. Lots of fun with your family make life so much richer.

Nov 14, 2017 11:29 AM #13
Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line

Love your photos, love your post because it is filled with so much truth.

Nov 14, 2017 01:00 PM #14
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Hi Debb it is so heartwarming to read your lovely post! Family is so important and you have a beautiful family. Blessed! Blessed! Blessed!

Nov 14, 2017 01:15 PM #15
Karen Kruschka
RE/MAX Executives - Woodbridge, VA
- "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD A happy and healthy family is one of life's greatest pleasures

Nov 14, 2017 02:24 PM #16
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Debb, you are lucky to have a beautiful and loving family.   All your kids and grand kids are beautiful! 

Nov 15, 2017 05:48 AM #17
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

You have such a beautiful family and I can tell that they bring you so much happiness!

Nov 15, 2017 07:09 AM #18
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

What a lovely family and so many grandchildren to bless you. I know you are a great grandmother and they love seeing you as much as you love seeing them.

Nov 22, 2017 04:48 PM #19
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