Mary's Blog from Red Feather Lakes, CO

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Real Estate Agent - United Country Ponderosa Realty
Sharing Red Feather Lakes and Livermore, Colorado Real Estate with you plus photographs and my thoughts about living here and life in general.

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2009 

   Have a Safe and Happy New Year's Eve!  See you next year! _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mary Douglas, your Mountain Broker-Associate and REALTOR® United Country  Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, CO www.redfeatherlakes.com ...
12/31/2009
One of the number 1 New Year Resolutions, next to losing weight, is getting fit.  Walking is great way to do this. Lisa VonBargen, my friend in Estes Park, has a great post today about a wonderful place to take a walk in Colorado. Yesterday, one of my friends sent me an email about the Importance...
12/30/2009
The Wall Street Journal ran an article on December 3rd entitled "Green Acres is the Place to Be" featuring United Country Real Estate, several of their offices and buyers.   The article's main focus was on the growing trend of young families and singles moving to non-urban areas. This growing tre...
12/28/2009
In March, I listed a home for $219K, the price was good for the market and there was quite a bit of interest.   40 days after the listing, the sellers changed their mind and decided they didn't want to sell. As luck would have it, six months later, they got a job transfer and needed to sell. We k...
12/26/2009
What an exciting and busy week is ahead  ~ only 3 days left until Christmas!   The first day of winter is today!   Last minute shopping or plans for your New Year's Eve Celebration might be on your list of things yet to do. Here's a list of things to do in Red Feather Lakes for New Year's Eve or ...
12/21/2009
I've never heard of anyone saying , "I'm going to go home and snuggle by the fire and read a good insurance policy"! Many people don't understand Title Insurance; almost everyone in the Real Estate Industry would say it's important.......and it's boring.  It's true! I've seen people nearly fall a...
12/18/2009
On a chilly day last October, I stopped by Erie Lake in search of a mama moose and her twins but all I saw were ducks. After reading a great article the other day about "getting your ducks in a row", I wanted to use that line together with my duck photos from Erie Lake. The more I wrote about "g...
12/15/2009
Like you, I get a lot of catalogs and flyers in the mail this time of year.  Mostly more stuff for the recycle bin, but once in awhile there's something of interest, like: Wilbur's Total Beverage Drinks- the Magazine of Fine Wine Spirits and Living If you're "wine challeged" like me, you might be...
12/12/2009
It's Nine Below Zero in Glacier View Meadows Subdivision The temperature is 9 below zero on this cold December evening.  I'm thinking about the Battersons, a pioneer family in this area, and the hardship, loss and success they found here.  I pass the Batterson Barn and the little grave, one on ea...
12/08/2009
A Holiday Tradition at our house is the "Annual Gingerbread Man Decorating Contest". We usually get together the week after Thanksgiving, have a meal and decorate gingerbread men. Happy and busy children with flour on their faces roll and cut out the dough. The house smells "Christmassy" with the...
12/07/2009
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