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 Not sure why I'm surprised. This year has been filled with unusual happenings. This Halloween morning, I (Debb), attempted to get a quick video of the soon-to-appear full Blue Moon. Afterall, they only appear on October 31, every nineteen years.  Even though this moon shot was taken this morning...
YouTube Thursdays - Wonderful, wonderful, you. WSIGWYG  I (Debb) just finished reading a Debe Maxwell, CRS post, 5 Ways to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others - Be Unapologetically YOU!    The timing is perfect too, as this recent video from Georgie Hunter is so easy to watch - refreshing. We think...
 To Think is to Create - October Challenge - Thanks again to Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRS, Broker, Instructor and Carol Williams.     In our last post about changes this year,  we mentioned our decision to take a  short business break and focus on Finnegan (our new dog), and other things.  Howev...
  Friluftsliv (Free-loofts-leev) is a Scandinavian concept which best translates to "fresh air life." Basically, it's enjoying life outdoors. In fact, in Norway kindergartens are, for the most part, held outdoors. As the children are told...   “Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!” (Th...
Last week's YouTube Thursdays featured the importance of thumbnails. It's the first image on a video that either captures a viewer's attention, or not. Many of us get complacent and allow YouTube to randomly choose the thumbnail from a scene in the video.   This week, we chose a selection of thum...
"...Stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed." ~ Fred Rogers     The first part of this challenge, in June, found us head-over-heels in puppy love and focusing on ...
YouTube Thursdays - The Importance of Thumbnails What's a Video Thumbnail? A video thumbnail is called a thumbnail because it's roughly the size of a human thumb nail.  Thumbnails represent a smaller compressed version of the video's original content and provide a link to it.  YouTube offers vari...
YouTube Thursdays - Laughter is Good for the Soul   We are so happy to discover this funny video from Francine Viola. Francine is not only a great real estate professional in Olympia, Washington, she also has a great sense of humor and comedic timing. Due to the wildfire smoke we experienced in t...
Camas Home Sales Report In spite of the COVID-19 shutdown, home sales in Camas are brisk. Pending sales last month were up 6.2% over last year at this time.  There were 80 closed sales and overall inventory in Clark County is still low at 1.6 months. Even with more new homes coming on the market,...
YouTube Thursdays - October 1st - Fodder to Foster Your Video Creativity   Wow, it's hard to believe it's already October 1st. We have summer weather this week at our home in Camas, Washington, still there's a whisper of fall in the air. Admittedly, Fall is my ( Debb's) favorite time of the year....

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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.