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Small Town Wisconsin Soldier, Ashland Wisconsin Mural Series I found this interesting mural just across the street from the Library in Ashland Wisconsin and like all public art, I had to capture it in a photo.At first I was not that taken with it, but the longer I looked at it the more my mind ra...
Loading the Big Ships with Ore and Logs, an Ashland Mural Anyone who has spent much time along the shores of Lake Superior in Wisconsin, Minnesota or Michigan as had the opportunity to marvel at the Gigantic ships that travel this deep and mighty waterway.It’s clear that these great lakes ships a...
Iron and Copper, Mining History in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan, and MinnesotaIn addition to our great and extensive Forests, the Lake States also have a proud Mining history.Extensive deposits of Iron and Copper exist and have shaped the counties along the shores of Lake Superior with huge deposits...
Yesterday I shared a post, also written by Tim at PropertyMinder Inc. , for my friends who are hard at work this weekend hosting open houses.Today is a followup to that one with a few tips on how to make the most of the contacts that are met at these great days of opportunity.    Schoolhouse Rock...
The One That Did Not Get Away, another Wisconsin Whopper Last week when telling you about my Giant Loon encounter I mentioned that I would be coming by later with a picture of the Big Fish that I caught during the Wisconsin Free Fishing Weekend.Well I finally got my son’s camera back to the offic...
It's no secret that I am a fan of open houses and I applaud all those who are busy hosting an open this weekend.I hope you all find this useful. AccelerAgent has you covered on all fronts. View this email in your browser   Don't forget about Your Open House Follow-Up Phone Script! If you fail to ...
Stolen Trees are Expensive Trees, Watch Your Boundaries  I posted this a while ago, came across it again tonight and thought that the message was important enough to require a repeat. This past week my son Nick, one of the Foresters at Woodland Management Service, conducted what we refer to as a...
"Focus on why you Can"Absolutely the way to go Lou!Cannot is not a word that is welcome around here. Focus on . . . . Why You Can “Stop thinking of the all the reasons why you cannot be successful and instead, think of all the reasons why you can.” Dr. David Harold Fink,       As I see it. . . . ...
Neglect of 270 Forest Acres Leads to a Million Dollar Loss A friend recently introduced me to a friend of his who owns a half section (320 acres) in Western Wisconsin. Both of these fellows seemed proud of the fact that in the 55 years that he owned this property he had been preserving the fores...
Congratulations to Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers  and Alan May some good publicity for them and Active Rain.And an article that all can share with overly optimistic sellers. I wrote a couple of posts a few days ago.     One of them was about being contacted by a reporter for the Wa...

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