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From my upcoming newsletter: Mosaic Tiles Everything old is new again. That's a long-time saying that is especially true regarding glass, ceramic, stone & metal mosaic tiles. Back in fashion, these tiles are beautiful & update any room. Mosaic tiles are small, usually 1x1 size tiles, affixed t...
Hooray! Finally, the long, hot summer is over. Off since 06/04/09, classes finally resumed today. Throughout the summer, I couldn't help thinking: what an archaic system. Why are students still off 3 months in the summer--they're no longer needed in the fields to harvest. Meanwhile, buildin...
I recall the 1960s as a frightening time--the civil rights unrest, assassinations, Viet Nam, communism and in Illinois (my homestate) the 1966 murder of Valerie Percy in her own bed (then Sen. Charles Percy's 21 year old daughter) and the murder of 8 nursing students in Chicago by Richard Speck, ...
ORIGINAL OWNERS SAY SELL! TERRIFIC 3/2 LAKEFRONT HOME. HOME HAS BEEN LOVINGLY MAINTAINED OVER THE YEARS; STUNNING FREEFORM POOL AND SPA, SCREENED PAVERED PATIO, SPACIOUS FENCED YARD, SEAWALL WITH ACCENT LIGHTS, KITCHEN & BATHROOMS HAVE BEEN UPDATED IN RECENT YEARS, LAMINATE FLOORING, CIRCULAR DR...
WOW! REMODELED HOME IN PRESTIGIOUS SUBDIVISION OF PEMBROKE SHORES, PEMBROKE PINES, FL., 4/3 PLUS LOFT. ENJOY THE LAKE VIEW AND SALTWATER POOL! THE KITCHEN & BATHROOMS HAVE BEEN REMODELED EXQUISITELY; THE FIRST FLOOR HAS ALL MARBLE FLOORS AND HARDWOOD ON THE SECOND FLOOR. CLOSE TO I-75, SHOPPIN...
I just read an interesting article online about a New Jersey family who closed on & moved into a new condo in Fort Myers, Fl. (southwest coast). The condo tower consists of 32 stories & this family is the only occupant. Other would-be owners backed out of their contracts prior to closing, lost j...