Top FREE Things to Do in Kingston

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Kingston is such a great place to be in the summer!  Check out these ideas for free activities for the whole family. … [Read more...]

Life-changing Moments

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You know when people go on humanitarian aid trips and see things that change them forever? I had [another] one of those moments a few weeks ago. We stopped to visit a small rural medical clinic and while we were there a man came in with really bad injuries from a moped accident that had occurred 4 days ago. He couldn't walk and was dragging himself around through the dirt, so all of his injuries were filthy and infected. One of the wounds was down to the bone, and in other places he had … [Read more...]

Heading back to Africa

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After an amazing trip to southeast Asia for a month in Nov/Dec, including a 5-day stopover in Israel over Christmas on the way home, I'll shortly be heading back out to Africa!  This trip will be three weeks, and in the same region (Siaya, Kenya) as I was back in October.  Really looking forward to seeing some familiar faces and getting to know some new friends. My time in Asia at the end of 2013 helped me more deeply understand that poverty isn't about a lack of money as much as it's a … [Read more...]

Off To Kenya!

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As many of you know, I am on staff with Hungry For Life International, and will be traveling to Seje, Kenya this October with a wonderful group of folks from Stittsville, Ontario (near Ottawa).  You can follow our trip blog at this link! Part of the project is the development of a school for orphan children.  Some of these children are "economic orphans", who have living parents but their family is so poor that, for some, the only meal they eat is the one they receive at the school.  We … [Read more...]

A Story from Kenya

As part of our involvement with Hungry For Life International, my husband, Kevin, went to Kenya a few years ago and we have kept up specifically with an orphanage project that he visited.  When he came home to tell me about the dozens of children crammed into a room with barely enough floor space for everyone to curl up and sleep, the pain in his heart was visible on his face.  We were so happy to have the opportunity to help get some beds there and contribute to further expansion of the … [Read more...]

What motivates me

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Here is the main reason I do my job. Yes, I enjoy practicing real estate; I love helping people through big steps. But the most important part is that it enables me to follow my calling. … [Read more...]

My purpose

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Millions live below the poverty line and are denied education.  Millions become victims of human trafficking and the sex trade every year because they have no advocate. … [Read more...]

Following my calling

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The world's children have tugged at my heart strings every time I have traveled in developing countries. Each of us is called to a purpose greater than ourselves.  They are mine. … [Read more...]

Thank You

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My clients and colleagues have graciously enabled my travels to Africa and Asia these past few years, for which I am incredibly grateful. Thank you!   … [Read more...]

495 Frye Lane – Buck Lake

495 Frye Lane Waterfront

Ten year old custom built three bedroom home with 417 feet on clean, deep Buck Lake.  ICF construction from foundation to roof.  Double car garage on main level, plus oversized single heated garage/workshop on lower level.  Fully finished walkout lower level with large windows and patio doors.  Well designed homes includes solid cherry kitchen with granite counters, large master suite, 9 foot ceilings on main level, den, great room, morning room and sun room.  Deck, screened porch with hot … [Read more...]