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One of the most special events that happens in Tucson during December is the Winterhaven Festival of Lights. Winterhaven is a wonderful little community in the central area of Tucson. The neighborhood, which was started in 1949, has held this event every year for 62 years and is the longest r...
We've all read crazy stories about how banks are handling short sales these days but this one absolutely takes the cake in my mind. Once you're done reading, scroll down to comment #21 for an update on the situation...but make sure put down any sharp objects beforehand. For anyone that does short...
I love living in a military town. Come to think of it, I don't think I've ever lived in a town that didn't have some kind of military base in it or close by. Living in Tucson, we are blessed to have Davis Monthan Air Force Base. The base was activiated in 1924. Charles Lindbergh officially con...
The internet can be a wonderful thing...but it is also ripe with scammers. Michelle Gibson, a wonderful REALTOR® in Wellington, FL had an unpleasant experience with one of her rental listings on Trulia. Please take a look at what happened. Thankfully, Trulia was on top of it. BEWARE of Scammers ...
Over my lifetime, I've met so many people who have said what the title to this blog is. "I don't do crowds." Me - I don't have a problem with crowds at all. As a matter of fact, I love public speaking. There was a time when I couldn't stand it and I would do just about anything to not have to sta...
Like you, I'm seeing all of the reminders about changing the clocks this weekend. "Don't forget to fall back on Saturday night!" (Sounds like something we did in college.) For the majority of my life, Saturday night before bed was dedicated to changing the clocks - on the appliances, bedside tabl...
I first heard the term "RE BarCamp" a couple of years ago. I didn't realize just how powerful and exceptional attending something like this could be. Then I volunteered for Tucson's first Bar Camp which was last Friday, October 28. I learned how it could impact a person's understanding and implem...