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We've been listening to Christmas songs and seeing holiday decorations in stores for a few weeks now.  Right after Labor Day, while we were still walking around in summer outfits, stores jumped ahead by 3 months, overshot Halloween and Thanksgiving and decked the halls for Christmas.  Well it's f...
11/20/2013
Weather and other natural disasters are sad at any time of the year.  But as the holidays approach it seems all the more sad to see homes swallowed up by sink holes and entire communities leveled by tornadoes.  In the midst of these disasters the helpful actions of strangers and neighbors alike i...
11/18/2013
  The winds of change swept over the Chicagoland real estate market today.  Brokers at Chicago's Prudential Rubloff and Koenig and Strey brokerages were notified by email yesterday to attend today's meeting and reception at a local hotel.  When we arrived, we learned that in about 6 months we wil...
11/12/2013
  We are the land of the free because of the brave. To those who have served. Thank you!
11/11/2013
  If you have a Facebook personal page, you've received them. All those invites from Facebook Friends to try this game, or beat their score on that game. I just ignore them.  Scammers are looking for every angle to bilk us out of our money. In one case, scammers ran fake ads on Android versions o...
11/06/2013
The holidays are fast approaching.  Decorating for the fall season and upcoming holidays is in full swing. This is also a good time to take a closer look at what belongings have outlived their purpose.  Having served their purpose, it's either time for them to move on to someone else who may be a...
11/04/2013
  Twice a year we endure participate in the Changing Of The Clocks ritual.  Fortunately with so many "smart" phones, computers and appliances, we have fewer to change these days.  Supposedly, it takes about a week or so for our bodies to fully adjust to the time change. I didn't know that. I thou...
11/03/2013
A while ago, I wrote a post about how many contacts or portions of contracts we receive in a photo format. I posed the question of a photo being considered and used as a legal document. Several comments were of the opinion that these photos still amounted to being a legally binding contract. Sinc...
11/02/2013
One of last month's Active Rain contests was Donna Foerster's Who Would You Like To Meet Live And In Person.  Limiting our selections to only 3 names was sooooo very difficult.  I changed the names I wanted to write about several times.  I finally had to just go ahead and write those posts, knowi...
11/01/2013
Trying to whittle down to only 3 names for Donna Foerster's contest Who Would You Like to Meet is soooo difficult. One of the fun things about this contest is discovering writers that I had not read before, who have made such a strong impression on other members.  What a great way to find more pe...
10/30/2013
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