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By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Did You Know July 26th is Aunts & Uncles Day?Among all of the holidays in the world, July 26 honors some special relatives with Aunts & Uncles Day.  Aunts and Uncles do deserve thanks, as well as recognition and a day of their own. Call up an Aunt or Uncle on July 26 and surprise them by saying “...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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  The Elkins Home Selling Team with Elite Realty Group provides services with Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale and Morristown TN Homes For Sale to home buyers and home sellers in Morristown Tennessee, Whitesburg, Talbott, Russellville, Sevierville, Bean Station, Dandridge, Pigeon Forge and surr...

By Lucy Reyes, Busy Mom and Lifestyle Blogger
(Cheers to Life Blogging)
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Whoa so the 2019-2020 school year ended quite differently than any of us expected. My son was in 1st grade and had to quickly learn how to adjust to distance learning for the last two months of the year. I also have a younger brother who graduated from high school and sadly, we had to watch from ...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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When the weather gets cold swimming is probably the last the you want to do, but if you want to be swimming in your new pool on the first day of summer, a winter pool build is a smart choice. Choosing to have a swimming pool installed in the winter months has numerous benefits. In this article we...

By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
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 July 27th Puzzle - National Scotch Day Enjoy your day! Directions:  Click on the link below.  Your puzzle will open in a new window. To locate a word, please hold down the left side of your mouse while dragging your cursor over the letters of that word.  Release your hold when all of the letters...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Friday July 24, 20201. What liquor is nicknamed "The green fairy"? Absinthe2. What are female elephants called? Cows3. In Disney's "Cinderella", what is the cats name? Lucifer4. What female dog is the secret object of Underdog's affection? Sweet Polly PurebredTrivia qu...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Another history lesson from James Dray...   Albert J. Herberger was born in Albany, New York back in 1931.  He was commissioned an ensign when he graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1955.   After graduation, his first duty was aboard the patrol boat Rockville.  He continued his edu...

By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
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Summer-summer has finally arrived on the great Pacific Northwest Coast.   Fondly called the "wet coast" by many, it felt like June-uary and then July-uary, until the past couple of days.   This is such a beautiful part of the world.  Summer is such a short season...important to catch it while you...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota/Wisconsin Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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 Matthew 5:44-45“But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven…” When we see the appearance of evil in the world and around us we can certainly recall an earlier message about denying those appearance and affirming the Good i...

By Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(John Roberts Realty)
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No-Cook Meals for SummerWe all welcome the summer sun, but the rising temperatures do come with one tiny problem: the last thing you want to do is turn on your oven or stove. Stocking certain ingredients also helps keep each no-cook meal from becoming boring.  You just need to be willing to mix t...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Another history lesson from James Dray....   Peter Heniein was born in Nuremberg, Germany back in 1485 to Peter and Barbara.  From what records, I could find is he apprenticed as a locksmith.  In 1504, he was involved in a brawl that left fellow locksmith Georg Glaser dead. Instead of fleeing he ...

By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
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Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: Knowing when to co...

By Kimberly Button, Designing & building healthy homes for wellness
(Get Green Be Well)
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If you're stuck at home, it's so easy to get into the trap of just watching TV on the couch. Right? Often, when we think of staying at home, we feel like there isn't much that we can do if we are not going to work or running errands. But nothing could be further from the truth.  So many people th...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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CHICAGO  SLANG   1. Grach ki (grach'-key):   Chicagoese for 'garage key' as in, 'Yo, Theresa, waja do wit DA grachki?   How my supposta cut DA grass if I don't git intada grach?'   2.  Sammich:  Chicagoese for sandwich.  When made with sausage, it's a sassage sammich; when made with   shredded be...

By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Do you enjoy learning new, interesting historical facts and trivia? When I’m not selling houses in San Jose, Cupertino and Santa Clara, Calif., so do I. Courtesy of Wikipedia, here are 9 odd but true events from July 25.            306 – Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops. Ni...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alexander Porter Butterfield was born in Pensacola, Florida back in 1926 Alexander and Susan.  He grew up in Coronado, California leaving home in 1943.  He studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, before joining the United States Air Force in 1948.  After being assigned to several po...

By Bonna Hughes, Financial education for women
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As we continue to live through these uncertain times, it’s safe to say business is no longer as usual. In fact, the way that we once interacted may never be the same. That’s why it is so important that we master the art of pivoting. Failure to adapt to these changing times will not only leave you...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Thank Goodness for Drive-Thrus! When I read that July 24th is National Drive-Thru Day, I found myself shaking my head “yes!”   Where would we be without them?! Yesterday I drove thru to pick up a prescription...we can do our banking, pick up a Frappuccino, retrieve our dry cleaning, and grab dinn...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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 "I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful - an endless prospect of magic and wonder." ~ Ansel AdamsYesterday, while we sat waiting for our lunch order on the deck among the trees in the Los Padres National Forest, we marveled at the sound of the breeze fluttering through the leaves.  It...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota/Wisconsin Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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 Colossians 2:2“My purpose is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” As God puts people...