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Real Estate - July 16, 2010

Positively Green

Our sense of place vs. our sense of entitlement

by Iris Harrell

My parents, Evelyn and Alton, were born with a strong sense of place. Our family can be traced back to the 1600s as Jamestown settlers in Virginia. When your ancestors have been in one place for many centuries, one has a strong sense of belonging; I had a sense of protective ownership about the multiple places in Virginia we called home.

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Iris Harrell is CEO and president of Harrell Remodeling, Inc. in Mountain View (www.harrell-remodeling.com). She can be reached at 650-230-2900 or irish@harrell-remodeling.com.

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