Jan

15

Winter Light In The Skagit Valley

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Mar

28

Island Real Estate

At our Monday Morning meeting today, we had five sales reported that covered the map, from Redmond to Bridle Trails to Seward Park to West Seattle and then all the way to Orcas Island where $900,000 buys a very nice waterfront home according to Ben Chotzen who wrote up the sale. Most interesting, though, was […]

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Jul

14

Road Trip Music Mix

When on my recent summer kick-off road trip, iPhone was my right hand man. I used it for GPS and I used it to check road conditions up ahead. I used it for hotel recommendations (on Yelp; awesome). And I used it to identify good tunes to download. Shazam is a cool app I’ve had on […]

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Jun

06

Hither and Yon

Over this first week-end in June, Olive and I found ourselves smack dab in the middle of some of our most pretty Northwest places. Saturday we had lunch (a feast!) on ten acres in pastoral Hobart. Hostess Connie gave us the champagne tour, which included a walk through her old cedar forest where frogs and […]

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Jun

04

Twitterpated

I finally get it. While I have been on Twitter for over a year, I only have ever used it to now and then to post something on my facebook page or else follow some of the fashion and lifestyle bloggers I read. But now I have found a whole new use for Twitter, a […]

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Jun

03

For Rent

Tonight I showed a property listed for rent. Not an activity I’ve often done in all these many years. Renters, it turns out, have similar concerns to buyers. Of course! What’s included in the price? How much are utilities monthly? Can you hear the neighbors on the other side of this wall? And, where is […]

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Jun

02

On Wednesdays

Wednesday is hump day when you have a nine to five job; and it is hump day when you don’t. Luckily, after a very serious social media meeting, my very serious social media consultant agreed to celebrate the end of the workday by staying on to share a bottle of champagne. In order to get […]

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Jun

01

My Cup

It’s running over! Finding a penny will bring you good luck, as everyone knows. So I really exalt my even better forthcoming fortune when I find a penny on the ground. And I never fail to pick it up, no matter how in a hurry I am. It’s obsessive, and miserly of me, too, collecting […]

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