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2008 

Bust lines in business is the last thing all of us want to increase. The Bust Line in business equates to bankruptcy, out of business, done, over, nadda, whatever you want to call it, you are busted. As our bust line gets closer the party is over in this case. Real Estate Professionals in most ca...
05/30/2008
This morning (10:58 am ET)an Aero-Med helicopter attempting to leave the heli-pad on top of Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids went into a spin and crashed. The Grand Rapids Press has been reporting hourly on the mishap on it's M-Live blog page. The Grand Rapids Press said "A Federal Aviation Adm...
05/29/2008
I recently received an e-mail from Margaret Rome pointing out a typo in a title of one of my posts. Margaret's e-mail was a helping hand to make me be (or at least appear) the best I can. Hi Duane,You have a typo: Blogging...The World is your Stage! World Pupulation Clock a must see. :-) Thanks f...
05/28/2008
The LEAD GENERATING WISH LIST can now be added for FREE to your Web Site or Blog page on Active Rain. This is not your "Typical" Lead Generator. Your site produces the lead, you are the only one that receives the lead, and there are no fees involved at all. If you look on the right side of this b...
05/27/2008
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As a builder since 1978, I have replaced 100's of warped deck boards for customers where the ends have curled up. Curling or warping is common in wood decking as the drying out process (curing) happens over time. We had one of our boards warp since winter has ended on our deck. The deck was insta...
05/26/2008
Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Herrema, 27, of Hudsonville, Mich., died April 25, 2006 A Fort Bragg soldier with one of the Army's most elite units was killed in a helicopter assault in Baghdad.He placed only God above his family and loved life, and was a thoughtful man, doing things such as hiring a...
05/24/2008
My father in laws brother, was a gunner in WWII. Richard Herrema flew many missions with Bob Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton wrote of the crews experiences during that time, including photo's. There were tense times and times of joy that each men endured on their way to life long friendships that evolved...
05/24/2008
    It's been just over 8 years since that dreaded day that changed the life of the entire World. The day that life as we knew it, turned into death and destruction in an ongoing bases. Today, humans are still dying daily due to the inhuman thought process of fellow human beings. No fingers poin...
05/22/2008
If you have never attended the Waterfront Film Festival, here's your chance. Starting June 12-15 the City of Saugatuck, Michigan will be filled with film goers enjoy the 10th Annual festival. 2008 Passes now on Sale!   Passes for this year's festival, June 12-15, are now on sale. Individual tick...
05/20/2008
  After spending a late night into the early morning being the voyeur I've become here on Active Rain, I was asked the dreaded question "Are you having an online relationship?" "Um, no honey", I quickly responded. She didn't buy that answer, darn! Digging deeper into my excuse file, I threw out a...
05/18/2008