Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED

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2009 

Hey, I just found your group (INSIPRED BY SONG) -- and I joined!  I realized I had "music" related blogs and thought, "hmmmm . . . I can find a place here." My blogs previously posted were: 1) http://activerain.com/blogsview/1008389/the-faux-pas-not-heard-round-the-world-or-what-happened-to-motow...
05/29/2009
  Geez . . . if it isn't one thing -- it's the other! This just in: The Treasury Department has alerted NAR to a scheme in which individuals try to buy real estate with fake promissory notes and bonds. Two good articles for further reading: 1.  http://www.treasurydirect.gov/instit/statreg/fraud/...
05/29/2009
This is funny, 'cause it's TRUE.  It's true because I am the type of person who HATES anything hi-tech, even LOW-tech.  I'm amazed I blog . . . Idiots on the computer Any time you feel dumb, don't worry. Check out the following excerpts from a "Wall Street Journal" article by Jim Carlton. Lots of...
05/28/2009
  In a current transaction, my client is telling me that the escrow office is sending him notices of his obligations (as the buyer) for withholding on FIRPTA. The home he's purchasing is under $250,000, the sellers are American, so why do we even need to hear ANYTHING about FIRPTA, to convolute o...
05/27/2009
Apparently Kathleen won a prize . . . a 'newbie' contest, and she's thrilled! Read her blog and you'll be LOL too: http://activerain.com/blogsview/1080033/a-newbie-contest-be-different-than-the-other-peeps The fighting Irish! P.S. Kathleen . . . hope you're following RESPA . . . HA HA HA . . . on...
05/24/2009
When our thoughts are scattered, and not focused on anything . . . wandering around. . . we can somtimes miss some very lovely thoughts, images and points to ponder. The other day I was in the downtown area of Portland, Oregon and I noticed a placard on the side of a building, next to something ...
05/23/2009
    UNIVERSITY OF OREGON/SOUTH WATERFRONT A R T I S T   in  R E S I D E N C E    S T U D E N T     P R E S E N T A T I O N S T H E   E V E N T:Join Artist in Residence Michael Salter and his students completing their BFA degree in Digital Arts from the University of Oregon Art Department as they...
05/19/2009
The Chinese Gardens in Portland, Oregon  (Portland Classical Chinese Garden) is a very wonderful place to visit and enjoy.  But, it's a small place -- so go OFF HOURS!!  Either early, or late . . . but during tourist hours it might get crowded.  I went during a pouring rain storm, and enjoyed it ...
05/16/2009
  S O U T H   W A T E R F R O N T     L  I  V  E    W  E  L  L    S  E  R  I  E  S        MORE THAN JUST NEEDLES:  An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine       WHAT:   Okay, this is (not) going to hurt. South Waterfront Community Relations and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine pre...
05/15/2009
If you've got some time on your calendar Monday morning, May 18, 9:00 a.m., please consider attending the conference put on by PDC (Portland Development Committee). I love living in Portland, Oregon.  One of the reasons is the planners are really "planning ahead," as a lot of the regional governm...
05/15/2009
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