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“Swim When You Are Ready” is Just an Excuse to Procrastinate Interesting concept that Carla has come up with for this challenge, I have been reading the title of the contest all during May and every time that I read it, I thought, “Why wait?  Jump in and get wet”. Swim when you are ready has just...
The #1 Thing that it Takes to Be Successful in Real Estate and Life. In Melissa Zavala’s challenge she asks us to talk about what it takes to be successful in Real Estate. Being kind of a success junkie, I looked forward to seeing what I would write for this, and of course I waited until the last...
Interest Rates, not that bad. We have heard a lot this past 6 months or so about the rising interest rates and with a large purchase every interest point makes a bit of a difference. Our friend Joe and a few others here are very good at pointing out how important it it to get the best available r...
UWSP Students Enjoy a Tour of Menomonie White Pine Forest “Start with the rising sun and work toward the setting sun, but take only the mature trees, the sick trees, and the trees that have fallen. When you reach the end of the reservation, turn and cut from the setting sun to the rising sun and...
Throwback Thursday, The Pretty One Back in the early 80’s when I was in college I spent a fair amount of time working with a Catholic youth group called Teens Encounter Christ that put on weekend retreats for high school and college aged young people who were seeking to have fun while learning mo...
How Much Do You Save When You Do It Yourself?  (Negative $492,600)    Unfortunately the people who need to make the most money from their forest are generally the first people to take a small shortcut that will damage their forest and their bank account.   Countless examples have proven to us and...
Lucy's Kissing Booth, Left in the Forest?       I am accustomed to finding odd things in the forest, often in a place where you feel so remote that humans seldom venture much less leave things behind.       Sometimes it is as simple as an abandoned farmstead or a forgotten maple syrup bucket grow...
My 24-7 Online Library Yes I do have a lot of books, tapes, cd’s in my office but I am always wanting to read something more so I do spend a fair amount of time at the Library. I have library cards for libraries all around Wisconsin, as I do travel a lot, not only do I find great things to read ...
Spring and Summer Danger, Oak Wilt can kill your most valuable trees!           Oak is one of the highest valued forests for reasons beyond the beauty it adds to Wisconsin woods.  Not only does it produce high-value lumber, which goes into fine furniture and trim, but it is an essential component...
A Few First Time Posts from This Week 5-25-14  This week like most weeks we have many new bloggers joining us in the Rain, committing their first blog post to paper, and letting the world know that they are ready to blog. We all remember our first blog post, that nervousness of venturing forward,...

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