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“I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent Van GoghLiving in a rural area with clear skies offers us amazing sunrises, sunsets, and star-gazing.  For the next month, an added bonus will be an alignment of five planets not seen for over a decade. Merc...
Mt. St. Helens - The Rounded Dome on the HorizonMt. St. Helens is a familiar and iconic landmark to those us of who live in Clark County, Washington. Our family spent many summer hours fishing and camping at Spirit Lake. We even had a chance to meet the local folk-hero, Harry Truman,  who refused...
Theories pass. The frog remains. - Jean RostandThe Pacific tree frogs are back with their chirpy serenades. A cacophony of love sonnets, warning shouts, and weather reports. Nature's harmonic chorus is a welcome sound in the early morning dawn. We hear our little green neighbors before people wak...
YouTube Thursday - Quality ShinesIn our opinion, you've got to look at your videos with a critical eye. Do they send the right message to your potential client? For example, we're rebranding all of our videos - not an easy task, but necessary. Our new logo will be an information slide for most of...
Some days we all find ourselves scurrying here and there. We don't always take time to notice what nature is trying to offer.  Recently, we were a bit early for a listing appointment near Dougan Falls.  We decided to take the time to look and listen to the winter sounds. If you want to learn more...
Welcome to Nature As NeighborsWe are so proud and excited to officially introduce you to our new website, Nature As Neighbors. It’s been a true labor of love and the branding and message comes straight from our hearts.  Napa Consultants Ron and Alexandra Seigel  led us on a process of self- disco...
Hoos Your Neighbor? When you live with nature as neighbors, you will often hear sounds of the wild - sometimes in the middle of the night. The other night, we were awakened by a great horned owl, with its distinctive haunting "Hoo-Hoo-Hoo Hoo-Hoo".  It might be a bit unsettling to some, but they ...
The Tulips will be blooming soon...In late-January, our thoughts often turn to Spring. Soon, we'll see crocus and other early spring bulbs start poking through the earth. Once that happens, it doesn't take long for the now barren landscape to come alive with color.Spring will be official when the...
 "Keep close to Nature's heart...and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or a spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."  John MuirWe love to hike - the three of us, my husband, Bernie, our dog, Mac, and me. Right now, the wet weather is keeping us from many of our fav...
“Nature Does Not Hurry, Yet Everything is Accomplished”Lao TzuViewHomes of Clark County features Nature As Neighbors.™ We believe the ultimate luxury is having “Elbow Room for the Soul.”™ We sell family estates and multi-generational estates with enough acreage to provide for the aforementioned a...

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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.