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New development color scheme
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Favorite Holiday Song
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    tpuffer
    Morning Guys!

    I'm wanting to do a color scheme that looks great and will catch people's eyes. So I'm thinking about some shade of grey for the buildings and then either a brighter green, or blue for the doors. What's your guys' thoughts on that?
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    wc1974
    I have a tenant who gave his notice to vacate several times this year but never followed through until earlier this week. He began moving things out of the unit, a 5x10. After watching him load his truck with 3 trips back and forth to the unit and then driving off, I figured I would go check it out...
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    I am giving out candy canes and specials on National Candy Cane Day. Anyone else plan anything for December 26th ?
      NATIONAL CANDY CANE DAY National Candy Cane Day is observed across the United States each year on December 26. In 1844, a recipe for a straight peppermint candy stick, which was white with colored stripes, was published. However, some stories tell of all white candy sticks in much earlier times.  There are folklore tales of …
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