Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED

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2009 

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I did something today that might be a new "tradition"for me at year's end.  I dropped a $20 bill on the ground.  It was deliberate, not something that slipped accidentally. In the parking lot of the store, I let the bill drop.  And I know someone will find it.  Some lucky son-of a-gun will see it...
12/31/2009
One of my FAVORITE local coffee shops -- Ava's Roasteria -- is sponsoring a blood drive tomorrow to help the American Red Cross. I found out about it when I went to meet potential buyers this afternoon.  It might be a little late in getting the word out . . . BUT . . . the American Red Cross is g...
12/30/2009
  By the Side of a Brook The time we spend Becomes frozen And I am a child In your presence   Daily obligations                                     Are the ever present                                  Encumberances of my life                         And patience is my lacking commodity         ...
12/30/2009
Maria Morton wrote a blog that I read this morning: Why Trulia and Zillow Cannot Be the MLS Maria writes about the MLS, and how it has been established.  MLS' are membership organizations.  I'm a member, following the rules established.  The information obtained is one avenue I use to assist cli...
12/29/2009
Supra Lockbox Activity, week ending Dec. 20, 2009 The lockbox is the magic access key that allows agents to open the doors on listed property.  It also keeps statistics, and as you can see, there has been a DECREASE in activity, and this includes Portland, OR real estate activity. In last week's...
12/28/2009
In the past, I've blogged about the CDFI (Community Development Financial Institutions Fund), which is under the auspices of the United States Treasury Department. I just received the following request for resumes, and thought to post to those who may know of a person and/or organization who woul...
12/28/2009
December 26th is Boxing Day -- a holiday celebrated by our friends . . . and former sparring partners . . . the Brits! If you'll notice December 26th is the day after Christmas.  It's over folks!!  But wait . . . it doesn't have to be . . . not quite yet. Let's borrow another day!  Will stretch i...
12/25/2009
"Hands-free driving" is an oxymoron.  If your hands were really "FREE" they'd not be holding the steering wheel.  And you have GOT to have your hands on the steering wheel at all times . . . perferably the 10 o'clock / 2 o'clock positions! But be WARNED!!  Starting  2010 the State of Oregon will ...
12/23/2009
If it wasn't for the post I read recently by Greg Nino: Interesting Facts About The Human Body.. -- and the delicate . . . hmmm . . . manner in which he states what coffee is good for -- I might not be suggesting this gift idea! Pet Waste Management . . . putting it more to the point! When I had ...
12/23/2009
Holiday Tradition ~~ Peacock Lane, Portland OR For the last 80 years, Peacock Lane has been a place to go for FREE holiday fun! Located in the Laurelhurst Neighborhood, a fabulous area ~ LAURELHURST NEIGHBORHOOD ~ Peacock Lane 'boasts' the entire LANE of houses decorated for the Christmas Season....
12/22/2009
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