THE SECOND STORY | October 12th, 2017


I’ve become more and more grateful for our police folks and for our fire folks. I cannot imagine what they often are called upon to do. It literally is too difficult for me to even think about.

But I’m not only talking about our town. I mean every town, in every city, and every state, and every country. I get chills just thinking about the job they want to do!

What all of our friends in Northern CA (I call them friends, even if I don’t know them), have gone through the last week is devastatingly unthinkable.

Having been a witness to the first puff of smoke in the Oakland hills in 1989, when our church gang came out of Burger King at South Shore, and thinking that doesn’t look right, and what that event became…was mind-blowing.

Now, I stop, and pray that all will be well for those affected, with eyes looking ahead and not back. It demands my mental participation. I pray that I’m up to the challenge. God willing. All is well…even if we can’t see it now.

Alameda Real Estate this Week

This will be very brief. I rode my bike on tour and saw but 3 properties. Then I started driving my car and haven’t been on my bike since. Too smokey.

Broker Tour Tues 12

New 12 including my new listing at 2872 Baywalk Road. We can start showing it starting with the open house on Sunday 2-4p.

PCH price change 4

BOM back on market 1

Pending 11

Sold 10

Expired 1

W/C withdrawn canceled 2

Alameda Real Estate Awards this week

It was a bit of a ‘meh’ for multi-units.

That’s a wrap! If you have the chance come by my new listing (see above) and we can jaw around for awhile!

best, marilyn

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I arrived in Alameda in 1973, as a new bride...with husband Carl Schumacher, both of us from Newport Beach. He was embarking on his career as a Naval Architect (i.e. yacht designer) under Gary Mull. Please see the 'ABOUT ME' page in this website! to see how it has all turned out! I'm so blessed!