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My Year in 2013

Life goes on.  Living acts as the tides of change.  Looking back over the year I have had a lot of changes professionally, personally and as a writer in 2013. Professionally I sold many houses as a Realtor.  I also evaluated a lot of real estate for banks as well…

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This Day in History – December 31st

As the old year closes out, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at today and see what events happened on the last day of the year in history. One might assume that this day was always one filled with cheer and celebration, and although there is…

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Winter River View in Michigan

Today when I was traveling around a little North from where I live I came across some wonderful conditions again for photography.  Taking some time to admire the beauty, I thought I would share this image with my blog readers as it to me was worth it.

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The Beauty of Christmas 2013

Yesterday on Christmas Eve my wife and I took a drive and spent several hours just taking photos of the beauty around us.  Earlier in the week there had been an ice storm, and the days that followed were peppered with snowfall.  On Christmas Eve the clouds left for awhile,…

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My Journey as an Author in 2013

In the past year I have not written as much as I wanted to this blog.  The main reason is that I have been busy with releasing books I had been working on for quite some time.  I decided to dedicate a good portion of this year to producing and…

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Making the Goal of Home Ownership Easy

‘Going Home… Renting to Home Ownership in 10 Easy Steps’ On March 1st, I published my fourth book entitled: ‘Going Home… Renting to Home Ownership in 10 Easy steps‘ which addresses the problems faced by so many prospective would-be home buyers in society.  It answers the questions of ‘How do…

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Winter Visions

In Southwest Michigan we are frequently subjected to snow storms during this time of year.  Last week I was driving through one rural area, and the intensity of the storm I was driving into began to increase.  At one point along the road, I happened upon an Amish buggy with…

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‘The Art of Sales Management’ = My New eBook

My newest eBook is now available on Amazon.  It my third book overall, and it is by far the largest project I have done so far.  It is called: The Art of Sales Management: Lessons Learned on the Fly.  It covers my years as a sales manager in Georgia, and…

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Crossing the Winter Threshold Into Forever

When you are a kid, you look forward to snow.  You do not mind the cold, you like that it is slippery and that you can compact it into balls and toss it at your sister.  Having lived my childhood in a warmer climate in Arizona, winter snow was a…

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English Deer in the Country

When I was in England last year, I went for a morning walk around the grounds of the hotel I was staying at.  There were over 200 deer on this property, and one quite often saw them bounding across the path when you were out on the grounds. Below is…

The Haunted Romanian Forest episode on 'Destination Truth' will make you catch your breath!

Walking in the Woods

A few years ago I created a lot of videos about my adventures in the woods.  This video posted here is one I created about walking the trails of the Fort Custer Recreation Area near Augusta, Michigan.  It was a wonderful afternoon, following a slight rain fall which made the…

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Can You Find the Squirrel?

There is a squirrel hiding in this park populated by geese, trying to fit in and not be recognized. Can you see him? Did anyone notice he was there?  By the way, our squirrels in Battle Creek are jet black.  Supposedly imported from elsewhere.