THE SECOND STORY | August 28th, 2020

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Surprise Birthday Party on my block! Huge balloons and a lot of noise!

I just returned from a late afternoon/evening in Napa. I was invited to dinner by my son’s in-laws. Ev and Erin and their 2 kids drove up from San Diego for the week. While the air quality was quite good in Alameda, it was just a  bit smokey in Napa…but still much better than it’s been there for a while. Not wanting to be a total free-loader, I asked what I could bring. They said I could bring some Tucker’s Ice Cream! So I did.

 I knew I needed to drive my car to Tuckers, otherwise, the ice cream would melt during my bike ride home.

Evan had a part-time job during one of his high-school summer vacations at Tucker’s. And we (including Carl) go waaaay back with the former owners. Needless to say…we were regulars.

A bit of truthfulness- this is the first time during the lockdown I’ve ordered out for anything. And this was the first time that I’ve driven my car off the island since SIP.  But I did drive my car to the Southshore Car Wash a few weeks ago. Now it’s gross again.

Here’s a link to Tucker’s history and what they offer!

Their logos says…”Eat Dessert First!’

All Alameda all of the time!



AC (active contingent on selling another property)

PCH (price change)

PSB (pending sale, want backups)

Active listings 45 including 1 BOM and 2 PCH

days on market: high 1209,  low 8,  avg 75,  median 32

Pending listings: 20 including 2 PSB 

days on market: 179  high, 0 low,  avg 29,  median 13

Sold listings:  11

days on market: 108  high,  0 low,  avg 36,  median 16

Let me know if you have ??? about the market! I may or may not have the answers! But it would be nice to chat…whether in person or not!

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!