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Mother and Daughter Getaway

September 12, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I just returned from a week’s vacation with my mom in Ogunquit, Maine.  Now that both of my children live in Maine, I also got to visit with them and my sweetie pie grandson (gah, be still my heart!).    … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why the Ski Community is Awesome

June 8, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort’s new Communications Manager Whitney Vos penned a post on the ski resort’s blog that really resonates with me. When I first moved to Waterville Valley in 1981, I figured I’d stay a year until my fiance (now … Continue reading

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Three Thousand and Counting

January 10, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I hit a milestone in the blogging arena yesterday – my three thousandth blog post.  (I’ve actually posted more than 3,000 times, but using this version of WordPress my stats show I’m at the neat and attractive number of 3,000!) … Continue reading

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This Email Made My Day

December 30, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Sometimes I feel like I toil in un(under?)appreciated anonymity – at work and at home.  My internal gas tank is running on empty by the time the holidays roll around.  You know how it goes at this time of year:  … Continue reading

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I’m baaack!

June 13, 2016

By Jan Stearns

I just returned from a fantastic European river cruise – Paris to Prague.  My daughter accompanied me on this special vacation.  We saw so many beautiful sites – from castles to palaces, vineyards to forests, and cobbled streets to river … Continue reading

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Sorry about the multiple blog post notifications…

April 13, 2016

By Jan Stearns

UPDATE 4/14/16 – I have disabled blog post notifications for the foreseeable future as the WordPress plugin author is working to resolve the multiple notification problem.  Sorry, folks!  As soon as the problem is fixed, subscribers to Jan’s Blog will … Continue reading

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Things I wish you knew about hearing loss

January 21, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Although this blog is supposed to be about all things Waterville Valley, today’s post is going to be about me … which, I guess, is technically Waterville-oriented since I am a member of the Waterville Valley community. I’m “hearing impaired.”  … Continue reading

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Thankful

November 26, 2015

By Jan Stearns

In this time of Thanksgiving, I want to express my appreciation for all of you. My family, friends, readers of this blog (including those I’ve never met in real life), our customers, clients, and colleagues in the real estate profession. … Continue reading

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Thoughts while driving…

September 28, 2015

By Jan Stearns

I usually spend my nine minute commute to and from Waterville Valley singing along to my favorite classic vinyl songs from the 70s.  Last Thursday, however, the radio was turned off and rather than succumb to highway hypnosis, I thought … Continue reading

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Dullsville

August 4, 2015

By Jan Stearns

The headline for this post is not a description of Waterville Valley.  In fact, it’s just the opposite of dullsville in Waterville Valley.  Where else can you play a round of golf in the morning, then take an invigorating mountain … Continue reading

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