Monthly Archives: March 2007

The Story of a Real Hero

Sometimes in the world of sports the media will use words like “warrior”, or “courageous”, or “hero” and apply them to professional athletes and their games. As we venture into this glorious time of year when spring training ends and … Continue reading

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Real Estate Advice from a Chump

As an investor in commercial and residential real estate for the past thirty years, I’ve learned a thing or two about the real estate market, about mortgages and about interest rates. There’s an old saying in the business world: “When … Continue reading

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Episode 26 From Hubbard, Wisconsin. “Ralph the Trailer Skirter”

Ralph Harnack is now 58 years old. He’s worked at the Hubbard Foundry for nearly 35 years and he and Betty have resided in their modest, yet well-maintained home on Hubbard’s east side for 33 years. Sometimes when Betty writes … Continue reading

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Episode 25 From Hubbard, Wisconsin. “Blizzard Weekend”

When Dave returned to Hubbard from San Diego on Friday evening the snow was coming down fast and furious. This wasn’t one of those dry Canadian clippers with the consistency of light powder, it was a southern storm laden with … Continue reading

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