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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.
Life often gets more complicated than it should be and the ability to find a little humor is a wonderful thing.  I am thankful for being able to find some humor in most things, including a lot of challenging situations life presents us. If you can find even a little humor in things it helps.  I r...
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams    Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore. I'm always ...
"In German folklore, where Nutcrackers originated, the Nutcracker will bring good luck to your home and protect your family."  I've written about my nutcracker collection in the past but I couldn't pass up the opportunity to include them in my 2020 30 Days of Thanksgiving posts. They bring much c...
Wenatchee is the Apple Capital of the World and the Power Belt of the Pacific Northwest.Today I am thankful for inexpensive electricity in my home.  My power bill from the Chelan County PUD makes me smile just a little each month.  I own a 2300 square foot home powered solely by hydroelctricity. ...
"Laugther is the best medicine.  If laughter doesn't work, go see the doctor."Today I am thankful for my lung inhaler prescription.Have you ever seen that commercial with the elephant sitting on top of a persons chest? Beginning sometime in 2008, that's exactly how I felt just from walking across...
"Buying a house won't bring you happiness, but turning it into a home certainly can."Today I am thankful for my home.  When I was 21 years old I felt compelled to buy my first home. I'd like to think it was done out of wisdom and foresight. However, I think it was more because I was tired of hear...
Q: What is the difference between crisis and inconvenience? A: Perspective  There is a significant difference between crisis and inconvenience.  Do you know people who are always in a state of drama? Everything is a crisis to them? Every time things don't go their way, they act like the world is ...
"Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief."Today I am thankful for my best friends.  It's interesting how friendships evolve throughout life. My closest friends now are not the same as before I became a widow in 2011.  I guess friendships tend to evolve as life evolves.  I was in a bit of...
"A picture is worth a thousand words. Memories are priceless. I have both"  Today I am thankful for being entrusted with my paternal grandmother's dining room buffet and sewing machine.  When my Grandma was put in an assisted care facility, my brother was in charge of selling her home and liquida...
"Why hasn't someone figured out how to put grapes in an Instant Pot and have it turn into wine."   Update: Kat Palmiotti posted a link in her comment below for Instant Pot wine!  Today I am thankful for my Instant Pot, which is the modern-day version of a Pressure Cooker.  I bought my first Insta...

Carol Williams

Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
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