Last Week's Favorites on ActiveRain: September 6th-12th

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As I sat down to write this post, I realized that I hadn't saved the page where I had all of my links for my favorite posts last week.  Oops!  But my memory is still good enough to remember the ones I liked and even loved.  So here goes:

Nick Vandekar: A tribute to the dogs and rescue searchers of 9/11  Every year, I sit down to read to 9/11 posts with a hanky nearby.  When I got to Vik's I needed it.  If you love dogs like I do, you'll need a hanky, too.  

Patricia Feager: It May Surprise You But...  Here is a trip down memory lane with a lot of heart and humor. It reminded me of our neighborhood family doctor suggesting to a harried new mom that she put a little beer in her baby's bottle.  My mom was scandalized.

Barbara Todero: Real Estate Is A Sink Or Swim Business - No Treading Water to Thrive:  This is must reading for any Active Rain blogger who has decided that thriving is a really good life - and career - strategy. And isn't her new photo just wonderful?

Joan Cox: Buying a Brand New Home - Do You Use their Preferred Lender  Sometimes what looks like a savings can be costing you more money at the end of the day.  I agree with Joan that it's important to do the math when you are doing new construction.

Jeff Dowler: Virtual Art in the Village is Now Live in Carlsbad  Gee. Everything is virtual these days!  But I really loved the picture of Jeff sitting in one of the pieces of art.  I think he should consider using it as his new profile picture.  

Robert Swetz a.k.a. Vegas Bob:  What would your phrase be for this great Alaska photo?  This comes from one of ActiveRain's great characters, and it's one that I certainly hope involved a bit of Photoshop!

Nina Hollander: Labor Day In The Midst Of A Pandemic: What Americans Think  This is an interesting post at a time when I think that probably 100 percent of us just want to make it stop!  And Nina's right.  This was no ordinary Labor Day.

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin:  That's what she shed!  This is one of those "this is too good to make up" posts.  And it's also one of those examples of mature professionals handling a problem in a way that it wasn't a problem.  Good work, Wanda!

So that's all for this gorgeous sunny morning!  Hope you all have a good next week, and blog on!

 

 

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Patricia Kennedy
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Kathy, you don't miss much around here!

Sep 13, 2020 07:58 PM #27
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Dorie, it's fun to back in the Rain.  It does feel awfully different than it was a few years ago.  

Sep 13, 2020 07:59 PM #28
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Hi, George.  A lot of these faces are not all that familiar to me! 

Sep 13, 2020 07:59 PM #29
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Steffy Hristova
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Patricia, great selection of blog posts, most of which I had missed. Good to see you back in the Rain! :)

Sep 13, 2020 08:59 PM #30
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Hi Patricia,  Thanks for sharing these blogs from this week.  Some of these I caught the first time around - others I will need to check out now.

Sep 13, 2020 09:10 PM #31
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Kat Palmiotti
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Thank you for your post! I missed a few and am off to read them.

Sep 14, 2020 05:23 AM #32
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Gwen Fowler-864-916-2019 SC Mountains Lakes Homes
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Always enjoy your weekly favorites! 

Sep 14, 2020 08:00 AM #33
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Steffy, thanks you!  And hope you have fun plowing through these.

Sep 14, 2020 02:06 PM #35
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Bob, I'll have to work hard to stay ahead of your blog reading!

Sep 14, 2020 02:07 PM #36
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Kat, hope you have a fun read.

Sep 14, 2020 02:07 PM #37
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Gwen, thank you so much for stopping by.  Glad you enjoy this!

Sep 14, 2020 02:08 PM #38
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Thanks Patricia, always a pleasure 

Sep 14, 2020 03:40 PM #39
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Patricia Kennedy great colllection or should I say blogs finds for many of us that may have missed this great great group of AR Bogger blogs..

Stay Safe have a fun and successful week to everyone 

Sep 14, 2020 06:21 PM #40
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Fred, it's easy to stay safe when you're home looking for good blog posts!

Sep 14, 2020 06:38 PM #41
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Brian DeYoung
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great list

Sep 15, 2020 10:52 AM #42
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Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
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Thanks for pointing out so many great reads this week, Patricia Kennedy ... I'm playing catch-up with my AR reading and this certainly helped!

Gene

Sep 15, 2020 02:25 PM #43
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Brian, thank you for dropping by!

 

Sep 15, 2020 06:18 PM #44
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Gene, whatever I can do to help you keep up!

Sep 15, 2020 06:18 PM #45
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Patricia, what a great selection of blogs.  Just goes to show we don't run out of content for compilations of favorites.  Every recap post finds new blogs!  Nice selection here.

Sep 16, 2020 07:39 AM #46
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Good selections, thanks for the compilation. Glad to see you're back.

Sep 16, 2020 11:56 AM #47
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