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The Majestic Redwoods January 29th, 2010 The Coastal Redwoods are a sight to see.  Ranging along the fog-shrouded California coast from Big Sur to just over the border into southwestern Oregon, these giants can live up to 2,200 years.  There are 137 of these behemoths over 350 feet tall, with the...
01/29/2010
Our Real Estate Market January 29th, 2010 We realtors can talk all we want about our local real estate market, but there's nothing like good, hard numbers to bring out the true picture.  So here are the numbers for the Cape May County, New Jersey market since 2005.  These statistics are for prope...
01/29/2010
Teaching Life Lessons January 28th, 2010 It's kinda sad that so many "twenty-somethings" in America have no clue about how to manage their lives.  They make bad decisions when it comes to the financial aspects of surviving and thriving.  However, they're not entirely to blame.  We were both excel...
01/28/2010
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My Toyota January 28th, 2010 After owning three successive Dodge Dakotas, we bought a new Toyota Tundra last May.  It is a 2009 4-wheel drive pickup truck with the full-sized backseat.  We asked the dealer to make three modifications as a condition of purchasing the vehicle.  They agreed, then di...
01/28/2010
Special Interests Win Again January 26th, 2010 It's sure tough to be the little guy - the common US citizen - isn't it?  Despite all the guarantees put forth in the Constitution, our government is still controlled by special interests.  Not us peons. The Supreme Court set us back a few decades la...
01/26/2010
My husband, Douglas, wrote the following blog.  Enjoy. Changing Face of Retail January 26th, 2010 Many scoffed 20 years ago at projections that internet retail sales would be a major factor in the future.  "I'll never buy anything on the internet," so many of us said. Well, guess what?  In the t...
01/26/2010
Walking Away from a Mortgage January 21st, 2010 The family's decision to allow their house to go into foreclosure isn't an easy one.  But often there is no choice.  The loss of a job by one of the spouses can cripple their finances.  Even having a significant cutback in salary, such as being drop...
01/20/2010
Republican Triple Play January 20th, 2010 In what can only be attributed to voter backlash to the Obama administration, the GOP completed its sweep of the three major off-year elections with a Senatorial victory in Massachusetts yesterday.  So much for the political pundits who declared the Repub...
01/19/2010
Internet Gambling in New Jersey January 19th, 2010 Internet gambling in the United States is illegal.  It's cut and dried.  But a recent federal appeals court decision just may have given states the option to offer internet gambling within their own borders.  In cash-strapped New Jersey, which is...
01/19/2010
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"I Have a Dream"January 18th, 2010 Today commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, a charismatic speaker who led the fight for racial equality and an end to discrimination in America.  In 1964, he became the youngest person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  He led civil rights marches and pro...
01/18/2010
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