Exploring Clark County with Mac & Me

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Real Estate Agent - The Carl Group, LLC
Welcome to Exploring Clark County. My blog is about homes, neighborhoods, towns, events, and lifestyles in Southwest Washington. Plus, some occasional observations and opinions with a hint of green.
Reverse Cold Calls - People are calling me!  Here’s a warning to all of you who blog about your community - you’ll get a number of calls about places and events, and many will have nothing to do with real estate.    For example, this past week, I got a call from a Camas mom trying to figure out h...
Living Large in a Tiny House - Dee Williams visits Clark County WA  Dee Williams is a Washington woman who has become a pioneer for the small, make that tiny, house movement. After suffering a heart attack at the age of 41, Williams began questioning her life and what really mattered. It turns ou...
Heron Sitings - Lacamas Heritage Trail, Camas WAThe Lacamas Heritage Trail runs along Lacamas Creek and the western shore of Lacamas Lake.  The mostly gravel pathway winds through a canopy of old growth forest giving trail-goers a glimpse of wildlife, including Great Blue Herons. Yesterday mornin...
Labor Day Weekend Marks End of Summer   Labor Day is celebrated in the U.S. on the first Monday in September – this year it is September 1st. Ironically, this celebration of the American labor movement is typically observed by taking the day off – it is an official Federal holiday. Many families ...
Uh oh Stucco (EIFS) in the Pacific NorthwestWe found the perfect home for my buyer yesterday. It’s a sprawling one-level home that’s been updated with top of the line appliances. An abundance of large windows let in natural light and open up to forever views. A neutral palette of tiles, paints, a...
And he'll have fun, fun, fun, till his Oma takes the TT away.   We were at a Birthday party on Saturday night.  Connor, my grandson, was in town and attended the celebration with us.  When it was time to go, he climbed into my lap and pretended to drive as we waited for his parents. One of these ...
Paddleboarding in Washougal - Fun for Whole Family   Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP, has really caught on in the Pacific Northwest.  An off-shoot of surfing, the activity has been around for many years in the South Pacific. Instead of waiting for a wave, the boards are propelled with a paddle, ei...
6th Annual Camas Vintage & Art Faire This Saturday     We hope you've discovered the charm, and ease of shopping in downtown Camas. Tree-lined streets are dotted with a variety of boutiques and stores owned and operated by friendly faces.  It's generally easy to find a parking space too.Shopping ...
The Importance of the Sound Check During my days in broadcasting, the station engineers were neurotic about our microphones. They consistently checked the on-air talent’s mic settings and fussed over the sound. It’s that important. Naturally, I learned many terms during that time and one is  call...
Back to School in Camas - Still “Pee Chee” after all these Years!   You’ve got to remember the Pee Chee folders from our school days. Each year we’d head back to class with the pale yellow folders, unmarked and crisp.  By years end, the corners would be tattered and a variety of scribbles and doo...

Debb Janes

REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
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