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God's Plan or Simply Chance? - by Marla Mink-Johnson

I'm getting up there in age and I can tell you my life has been completely different than what I envisioned in my teens and 20's. I was a very shy person. So, to imagine that I would be in business for myself was absurd. I've always thought I was winging my way through life. Until a few years ago. Now I can look back on the path that God has had me on and see that everything I've done has been building my skills and my strength for what is now and what will be in the future. It's a comforting place to be. 

I Googled "God's plan verses chance". There are some spectacular images with sayings. 

"Write your plans in pencil and give God the eraser." HA! He already HAS the eraser! When young you think you control your destiny. The world is in your hands. In high school I wanted a job in accounting so I took accounting classes. After graduating I worked for an accountant. Those skills have served me very well as a landlord and business woman. All that reading I did as a child h... Continue Reading

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Painting - It's Not For Everyone! - by Jeffrey Lambert

A friend of mine is a landlord and she has hired people over the years that said they could paint. Some could. Most could not. And she can tell you all about the cost of correcting a bad paint job. 


Here are a few tips:


Buy samples in different colors and put a decent size swatch of each color on each wall in the room and look at them under different lighting conditions before you settle on a color. 


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Stove Cleaning Tips - by Jeffrey Lambert

Keeping your stove clean inside and out can prevent fires. It is easier to keep something clean than try to get it clean after letting it go for awhile. Always wipe up spills as soon as possible. Clean your stove top after every use and you won't have to spend a day catching up. 


If you have a gas stove remove the burner caps, grates, and knobs and let them soak in hot Dawn water while you clean the rest of the stove. If you have an electric stove do not submerge your coils but everything else, including your drip pans can be soaked. 

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For Sale: 3329 E. Fulton Ave., Decatur

$49,900

Extraordinary Home, enter the front door to the family room and beautiful dry bar area. Lots of brick accents including steps to sliders that go to back yard. Kitchen has nice cabinets and 1 HUGE expanding pantry. Eating room for table and shelving. Living room has fireplace, was being used as 3rd bedroom but no closet- Nice 1/2+ lot. Subject to bank approval-selling as-is Don't miss this one!

  • Price: $49,900
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Full Baths: 1
  • Partial Baths: 0
  • Square Footage: 1278
  • MLS #: 6164953
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Lynn Hermann

Featured Event: Diana Krall

https://www.ravinia.org/Calendar

  • Date: 06/28/2017
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Location: Ravinia Music Festival - 200 Ravinia Park Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035
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