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Jay Markanich has posted an exellent comment that ties sports activity to the free enterprise process.  Roger was one of those about whom Amelia Earhart may have been speaking, when she said, "Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done." "We run, not because we think it is ...
07/03/2012
George, Washington Family Fun on Fourth.  For those who don't know, there is a small town in the center of Washington state, named George.  With such an outstanding name, they tend to do some outstanding things. One of those is the family fun that takes place on the Fourth of July.  The schedule ...
06/30/2012
Joe Petrowsky - makes some excellent comments regarding the difference between getting your mortgage funding from a bank or a licensed mortgage loan officer.  As he says, the biggest difference is "you don't get me."“Loan Officers Working for Banks Don’t Have to be Licensed” From time to time, I ...
06/13/2012
Debe Maxwell in Charlotte, NC makes an excellent point regarding the purchase process for homes.  Though she tailored it for the Charlotte area, it is applicable throughout the country,I’ve Already Done The Research Online; Now, Can You Write An Offer for Me? I often get the question, “What infor...
06/08/2012
Endre has set forth a very thorough and understandable presentation on the proposed "Qualified Mortgage" program.  We all need to be aware of this, and what some of the implications might be for the mortgage marketplace and home buying in general.What is a Qualified Mortgage and Why should you ca...
06/06/2012
As Tim and Julie Harris point out in the following blog, if there is any possibility that you might be considering a Short Sale (or you are in business of assisting folks with Short Sales) - it is very important to understand that Timing can be very important - and could mean tens of thousands of...
06/05/2012
The Pacific Lutheran University Women's Softball team won this year's College Softball World Series with a 3-0 score over their northwest rival (and defending national champions) Linfield College. The lady Lutes had a 44-11 record going into the final game of the NCAA Division III Championship Ro...
05/22/2012
While reviewing blogs today, I came across one from Kathy Lewellen about walking against Violence.  This reminded me about the fund raiser coming to Tacoma this Friday, May 4. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is a fund raising event where men get sponsors for walking a mile in women's shoes. The funds ra...
04/30/2012
The Skagit Valley is again hosting their Tulip Festival in Northwest Washington.  The Tulips are out and looking beautiful in some of the fields in the Skagit Valley, and more should be coming out shortly. The Festival's history is interesting, and there is a year round staff to get things proper...
04/12/2012
Spring - Daffodil Festival -- Tacoma and Pierce County Washington.   This weekend brings one of the great signs of spring to the Pierce County area, as the Daffodil Festival has its 79th annual Grand Floral Parade in Tacoma.  Later that day, the floats, bands, and other participants will be movin...
04/11/2012
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