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Where are you going - professionally, I mean?  No doubt you want to be successful in your business - and make your clients happy. Me too, it’s a great goal. However, do you know exactly how to get there? Imagine being in unfamiliar territory (much like this market), and wanting to get to a certai...
Kindergarten in Alaska - Double Dog Dare  - "A Christmas Story" story.   School begins next week in Camas, Washington. It's such a bittersweet time for many parents as they send their "babies" off to school for the first time. Fortunately, our climate is much friendlier to our Camas kindergartner...
Warm Wild Blackberries - There's a Hole in the Bucket. Wild blackberries are a menace in our yards, but a sweet treat when they’re found growing in a nearby meadow. This weekend, in our Camas neighborhood, my husband and I discovered a large patch of vines filled with warm, wild blackberries. We ...
  Lacamas Creek’s turning red again. If you live along the Lacamas Creek watershed, don’t be alarmed if you see currents of fluorescent red plumes flowing through the creek tomorrow evening. For the second time this summer, researchers are using the dye to see where the water travels, and how lon...
Are you looking for a new pad home in Camas, Washington? This neighborhood specialist can certainly understand why. Camas is the perfect place to call home with its small town charm, and big attraction to international companies. Located along the banks of the Columbia River, Camas offers its mor...
Happy Everyday... In my sun room hangs a mirror reminding me to celebrate another Happy Everyday.  My Happy Everyday's vary in intensity. And, I must admit, some are a lot happier than others. But generally, most days bring with them another chance to celebrate life. After all, we're already her...
Energy Efficient Light Bulbs - Enough to give Edison a headache.   Here’s a bright idea. Let’s try to make the purchase of energy efficient light bulbs a little easier for consumers. Remember when buying a light bulb involved the simple choice of brightness? Well now you need to know about volts,...
 Music - How to set the stage for your videos. Part 7. Final Notes "Who are you...who, who, who, who? " Sure those are the lyrics to The Who's popular song, "Who are you."  But really, "Who are you?"  It's important for your marketing efforts to reach specific targets, or niche audiences.  And, s...
Join Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the Toy Story gang (remember no toy gets left behind) this Friday for Movies in the Park! at Crown Park in Camas. If you haven’t seen Toy Story 3, you’re in for a sweet and emotional experience. The entire family will love this one - but, if you’re like ...
The Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival The Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival features great wines,  hot jazz, tasty foods and fine arts. The 14th annual Vancouver Jazz and Wine Festival is one of the most important musical events of its kind on the West coast - and for good reason. The three day fe...

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Debb Janes and Bernie Stea have been a real estate team for over a decade in Clark County, WA, where they specialize in ViewHomes™, family estates, multi-generational living, and homes with large lots or acreage.