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Stressed --- Take a Hike --- Mt. Rainier One of my favorite hiking spots on Mt. Rainier allows you to experience the beginning of the Nisqually River below, as it starts to flow from the bottom of its glacier. This is just one of 26 major glaciers on the mountain. Mt. Rainier, a dormant volcano, ...
01/13/2010
Your Last Chance to Help Protect OUR Internet By Thursday (January 14, 2010) midnight your chance to voice your opinion to the FCC regarding Net Neutrality will be over. Who will protect your rights, if you don't stand up for your freedom to compete with anyone else on the Internet on an equal fo...
01/13/2010
Need to See a Bit of Light Breaking Through?The Federal Housing Finance Agency's newly released (Jan. 8, 2010) third quarter, Foreclosure Prevention & Refinance Report includes some rays of sunshine breaking through the dark clouds that persist overhead. According to the report, although loan pay...
01/12/2010
Competition or Cooperation, What do you Choose? I enjoy the adrenalin rush of competition and the knowledge that a competitive spirit is at the heart of what makes America so great. At the same time, the events and conversations of the past few days have made me consider the value of cooperation,...
01/12/2010
ActiveRain came to life for us today when Paul McFadden stepped off his profile page and joined us for a mid-afternoon coffee break at everyone's favorite virtual office these days, a local coffee shop. I felt like we already knew each other and were like old friends catching up on a few current ...
01/11/2010
The White House Blog - - - Silence Won’t Work For US Now - - - No matter if you agree or disagree with the current administration, we need to speak our minds or we have given up our freedom of speech and shouldn’t be too quick to complain if we don’t like what is going on. As I’ve posted in the p...
01/11/2010
Buyers, Start Your Engines --- If you need to buy a house, now is the time to get real serious. The government tax credit is about to expire (contracts must be in place by the end of April). Interest rates are starting to go up (which will eventually reduce the number of homes for which you are ...
01/10/2010
Sellers, Now is the Time --- If you need to sell, there is no time like the present. The government tax credit is going to expire (contracts must be in place by the end of April). Buyers are now coming out in increasing numbers. Inventory is low. Interest rates are starting to go up (which will ...
01/10/2010
While looking through my photo files for a picture to illustrate a post earlier this week, this picture jumped out and caught my attention. The photo brought back the memory of the moment it was captured. It was while strolling through a friend's garden under a pretty dense canopy of trees that ...
01/09/2010
Beware of Home Improvement Books Yesterday (1/08/2010) almost one million home improvement books under the "Lowe's" and "Sunset" brands were recalled by the publisher Oxmoor House of Birmingham Alabama. One other additional lesser known brand "AmeriSpec" was included in the recall. The recall was...
01/09/2010
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