Life After Real Estate

June 16, 2010

Guilty Wabbit! Caught Red Handed!

Living in Colorado means we get to deal with some pesky critters.  Of course this cute little guy could probably be found most anywhere in the U.S. Well except maybe except Hawaii and Alaska!

It's not uncommon to have all sorts of critters large and small munching ...

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June 11, 2010

Denver's B Cycles Bring Variety in Transportation

If you have been to Denver lately you can't help but see the very cool red bicycle stations that dot the city landscape.  B-Cycle, a bike sharing system was introduced on April 22, 2010.

Of course when "bike sharing" comes to mind, I visualize two kids on a ...

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April 1, 2010

St. Paul Enhances City's Skyline!

St. Paul Mountain Range Unveiled

St. Paul, MN.

Spring in St. Paul will be very welcome this year as the City prepares to show off their newly constructed mountain range.

In an effort to increase tourism, St. Paul, MN has rewritten the geology books for the Mississippi River. A foreward-thinking City Council with strong encouragement ...

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Jan. 29, 2010

The One That Got Away

Fisherman have the reputation for telling stories about "the one that got away."  It's always the biggest, strongest, oldest most difficult fish in the water. But alas it got away.

Well photographers have the same bragging rights.  Sometimes, like me we even can provide proof, sort of ...

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Dec. 28, 2009

How To Remove Mildew Smells From A Front-Loading Washing Machine

Front-loading washers may grow mold and mildew without special careThe front-loading washing machine is a popular home appliance choice.  As compared to its top-loading counterpart, a front-loader can handle larger clothing loads, is gentler on garments, and uses about 1/3 less water.

However, because its design prevents water from fully draining, a front-loading washer can be a ...

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Dec. 25, 2009

Joy Riding in Highlands Ranch

Festive decorations are to be found in every neighborhood this time of year.  As empty nesters, my husband I traditionally take a ride around the neighborhoods enjoying the creativity of our neighbors.

This year Larry did his homework and came up with a couple outstanding addresses, so we had ...

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Dec. 9, 2009

Parking Meters That Aren't

Denver's Fight to End HomelessnessWhen looking around downtown Denver for a place to park, one might notice the parking meters that aren't situated at the curb.  They may look like parking meters, but they have a different purpose.

Denver has is on an campaign to end Homelessness.  These meters  you see ...

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Oct. 18, 2009

Have we lost all common sense?

Here's a  parody of what it is like to purchase a bank owned home in today's market.  Sad but true the conversation is very realistic.

Best enjoyed with a Cabernet or perhaps a nice stout beer.Unfortunately there's so much truth to this it makes me ...

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Oct. 2, 2009

Time for Elk Fest

It is Friday and that means it's time to take a day off and travel to one of Colorado's many wonders! This weekend I suggest going up the Estes Park the lovely town at the entrance gate to Rocky Mountain National Park.RockyMtnNationalPark-view

I was there yesterday enjoying the ...

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Sept. 17, 2009

Comic Relief in Feedback

Anyone who works with the public will confirm one must always be ready for the unexpected.  As residential Realtors we show houses that aren't always in "show" condition.

At times one only needs to poke a head through the front door to see "enough."  Most of the ...

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