Monthly Archives: April 2010

What Every Loan Officer Needs to do and the Importance of Edification

Let’s cut to the chase shall we? Loan Officers need to build their purchase business. To do that Loan Officers need to go to real estate offices and make presentations to the realtors in the office. Have good info, be … Continue reading

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How to Find a Good Loan Officer

Wow!! I googled “how to find a good Loan Officer” and doing that was not at all helpful. The closest I got to helpful information was three different websites that tried to tell me how to find a good Loan … Continue reading

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Great Advice for First Time Home Buyers

I love to read USA Today! It is my favorite newspaper! I often get teased for reading it. My friend from MN -Pastor Jerry calls it USA Yesterday and Andy who works at my Starbucks teases me about buying it … Continue reading

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The Losers – Movie Review and Scooby Snacks at Sunnyside McMenamins

Saturday night May 24 I went  with some of my Westward Brothers ( a men’s group I am a part of) to see The Losers. As long as you go with low expectations and you expect a cheesy movie with … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running Shoe Options and Barefoot Running Tips

While “Barefoot” Running shoes may be an oxymoron, For most of us it is better to run with them than without em. I am aware of 6 different shoes being marketed as Barefoot Running shoes. (see below) Also – the … Continue reading

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Are Barefoot Running Shoes an Oxymoron?

So I am going to run barefoot, and yet I bought a pair of Barefoot Running shoes? What gives? Are Barefoot Running Shoes an oxymoron? From www.dictionary.com : Oxymoron – a figure of speech by which a locution produces an incongruous, … Continue reading

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Why Might Barefoot Running be Better For Your Feet?

I have realized that it might helpful for those of you who are considering Barefoot Running to hear why it might be better for your feet to run barefoot than to run in traditional running shoes. As I quoted in … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running Websites – 5 Interesting Ones

My posts about my recent experience with Barefoot Running generated quite a bit of interest. Those posts are: Born to Run – Book Review Running Shoes Damage Your Feet – Run Barefoot (Insanity! or Maybe Not) Why Might Barefoot Running … Continue reading

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Running Shoes Damage Your Feet – Run Barefoot! (Insanity! or Maybe Not…)

Until March  2010 I have spent my whole adult life hating running. I really did not like it and I did not see the point. While on vacation March 2010 I read the amazing book Born to Run by Christopher … Continue reading

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Born to Run – Book Review

I was traveling from March 10th – March 22,  first  I took a work related trip to Miami Beach (5 nights) and then a vacation in the Caribbean (6 nights). On April 4th I attended my Newberg Band of Westward … Continue reading

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