Tales from the Street

Don’t get hung up, there’s always a solution

My brother Roger has been a real estate investor since his early 20’s. He is quite an exceptional man, husband, father, and brother. He’s now given me the honor of assisting him with finding investment properties and that means a great deal that he’s entrusted that responsibility to me. Continue reading…

Cold Play Concert

Head Full of Dreams – August – Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

One of the BIG loves of our life, (Todd & I) is listening to Coldplay. Better yet, is seeing them live in concert. So any time they are on tour, we make a point of finding a date and location that works for us, and we head out to join them.

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Autumn Glow

Crushing on Copper

This is such an awesome time of year. The temperatures are cooler and the days are getting shorter. It’s around the October time frame that we’re able to sleep with the screen door open off our bedroom to the patio.  The crisp air invites you to pull a blanket up for the first time in a LONG time and it just feels so good. After all, we’ve earned it right? It’s been a long hot summer and we can finally be rewarded with great weather and cheaper PG&E bills. Thank you, God! Continue reading…

Black & Blue

Proper Perspective

If you’re too close, sometimes you can’t see it coming!

Thursday June 16, 2016, is a day I will remember.  Nikki, our 7-year old granddaughter was visiting for the night and we took our usual walk to the golf course. This time though, we each grabbed a golf club so we could play the 3rd hole while we were there.  Nikki hit a few balls off the tee and we then moved to the fairway so we could keep playing towards the green.

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A Walk to Remember

Luke & Linda

Enjoying Life’s Little Moments

I’m sure you would agree that Fresno has such nice summer evenings. Well, most of the time at least. Linda and I have created a tradition in the summer time of taking family walks in the evenings around 7:45pm. We’ve done this for the past 10 years or so. We have a quick 1-mile walk that takes us down the road West until we dead-end into the end of the 3rd hole at Riverside Golf Course. We always comment how much cooler it is right there. A consistent small breeze runs across the fairway, over the green and then spills onto the road where it finds us. It seems like the temperature will drop 10 degrees in that one spot.


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Stuck and Don’t Know What to Do

Sometimes, you just have to laugh at yourself!

This is embarrassing to share. It’s one of ‘those things’ that sometimes happens to us and is not at all how it appears. I was shopping at Macy’s with my good friend Lorraine. We had decided to go look for dresses for several upcoming weddings. I found a very cute dress, so off to the dressing room I go to give it a try.

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