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Real Estate Agent - eXp Realty, LLC - TN RE Lic# 323112
All things about my corner of Knoxville, TN, west Knoxville, and surrounding areas.
The POSITIVE ATTITUDE for the Weary Soul group gives you the opportunity to share the miracles in your life during this fall season with a creative writing challenge . Join in on the challenge with the  FALL SEASON OF MIRACLES CONTEST | Positive Attitude for the Weary Soul Group   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...
It's Halloween weekend, and that means it's time for HAUNTING Fun, Knoxville Style! Boy, do I have a lot of events to pass on to you! ***Please take note, it has come to my attention that several Trunk or Treat events scheduled for tonight (10/28) have been canceled due to the rainy weather, so p...
Imagine my surprise when I got home this afternoon. I had a visit from Wooky. In the old bird feeder attached to a post of my deck was one of the woodpeckers that visits. About three years ago, a pair of woodpeckers started visiting the deck feeder. And, last summer (2010) I noticed the first juv...
It's fall. The weather is getting cooler, leaves are changing colors and flu vaccines are available. This year, Knox county parents can sign up students for flu vaccines online. The Knox County Health Department has partnered with a company to provide an online enrollment process. The Health Depa...
Wow! I Just love the zoo. Always have. So much goes on, so much to see, and so much to do at the zoo. When I opened my morning paper to see that Jumbe has arrived at the Knoxville zoo, well, I just had to write about it! Jumbe (JUME-bay) is a 17 foot tall, male giraffe that came from the Dickerso...
When your words are bouncing around in your head, but nothing coherent will make it's way out of your fingers and onto the keyboard. You don't know what you have to say. I guess you could say it's a mild form of a writers bock. And when that happens we turn to lists. There are tons of lists out t...
In some places, the market is saturated with foreclosures. Knoxville, is not saturated but does have its share. Currently, there are a 179 active forclosures (there are a number of Pending sales), and according to RealtyTrac, "1 in 796 housing units received a foreclosure filing in September 2011...
WooHoo! It's Friday eve and I'm here a little early for Weekend Fun, Knoxville Style! I'm sure you're wondering what I have in store for you this weekend. While the Vols are away, Knoxvillians will play! If you're near Whittington Creek (along Northshore Dr), do stop in for the Whittington Creek ...
If you have ever driven down Pellissippi Parkway in the spring time, you have undoubtedly noticed all the daffodils blooming along the way. That lovely sight was due to Maria Compere, who has planted nearly 2 million daffodil bulbs along the Parkway in her effort to beautify Knoxville. This weeke...
Last night I attended my monthly book club meeting, where we had an interesting discussion around the question how has the internet has changed our values. Which got me to thinking, and yes, sometimes that's a dangerous thing.   The book we were discussing, This Beautiful Life, Helen Schulman, wa...

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