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In the current real estate climate it's easy to slip into the survival mode.  In the survival mode we handicap ourselves and get bogged down.  We can run the risk of our belief system changing to the scenario of its "us" against the world - usually a world that is out to get us or do us wrong.You...
04/13/2008
I picked up a new client on Wednesday.  She's a criminal attorney looking for a construction loan.  I interviewed her on Wednesday, but needed copies of her last two years tax returns.  So I made an appointment to meet her at her office on Thursday.  Great office!  When we were talking (bonding),...
04/11/2008
Since tax day is right around the corner, I thought I'd break down the American tax system for you in this wonderful analogy... Bar Stool EconomicsSuppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go ...
04/10/2008
For the Campbell and San Jose area Business owners and residents, we have a social network website called Social Wave.  Sheldon Chang is the administrator for the website.  Sheldon sends out weekly community updates for events in the area.  I will be adding his weekly updates for review each week...
04/08/2008
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The Mercury News reported on Friday April 4th , many homeowners here in Santa Clara County will be receiving a notice in the mail that their property tax payments will go down.  The assessed value will go down in some of these neighborhoods due to the mortgage meltdown we've been experiencing aro...
04/07/2008
Well I was told that I would really be feeling the pain at 72 hours.  Well I did feel worse, but I feel the worst today.  I awoke at 3:30 am to a very nasty back ache.  When I sat up I realized every muscle in my body ached.  Yesterday my right hand and wrist were very sore.  I must have gripped ...
04/07/2008
We held our 2007  Citizen of the year last Saturday night.  See the original post below.  Ann Height agreed to video the event on my digital camera.  It shut off three times during the skit.  I was able to edit the three clips into one.  I hope you enjoy the fun...My first attempt a posting a mov...
04/07/2008
Dad’s 75th surprised Birthday party. One of the funniest moments at the party was when dad thought I was trying to take a picture. He kept standing still. I only spliced a couple of clips together otherwise the film would be too long. Sadly some who attended are no longer with us. Dad I hope you ...
04/06/2008
I've tried to upload a video to youtube.  I think I've made this attempt about 7 times. It does upload, but the voices don't match up with the video.  The first attempt was the best, but I deleted it!  I'm uploading from windows movie maker in a .MOV if that matters...Has anyone out there had thi...
04/06/2008
Christian or not he certainly made a difference in many lives.  It's overwhelming to think how our actions and choices can affect others.  People are watching everything we do.  Several years ago I watched an infomercial where Charlton Heston spoke of his travels to the Holy Land.  He also mentio...
04/06/2008
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