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The Ocala Horse Show is at it again! This is such a fun video of Medieval times an of Cowboy mounted shooting. You'll Love It!!! Featured guests are: Mary Rivers Downey, famous for her Fresian trick horses and sidesaddle riding & entertainment Denny Chapman, Competitor, trainor and professional Cowboy Mounted shooter. This is a show worth watching, it's fun, educational and entertaining.
The pictures to the right will take you to the show and various other related sites!
My Friends Live In Florida...A Poem For You! - 05/26/08 09:40 AM
My friends live in Florida, I want it to be me, To swim in the pool and fish in the sea. I want to live in Florida but where do I go, I just don't want to shovel anymore SNOW. I've heard of gators, sharks and snakes, The gators like swamps. The sharks of the sea he partakes. The snakes hate mothballs and that works for me. So stay out of the swamps and enjoy the sea, Put mothballs out and the snakes they will flee. Now do you like waterfront, Subdivisions or farms, 55+ living, or the Gulf where the (5 comments)
Not Just Blowin' Smoke! 16 mpg vs 41 mpg - 05/23/08 08:26 PM
Being the skeptic that I am, I have been very reluctant to jump on the bandwagon of gas tank additives but this one I participated in...Somehow that has a way of making a believer out of me!
Now this vehicle has a reputation of being a gas guzzler, money eater that can be referred to as how many gallons per mile vs miles per gallon. This is a 1998 GMC 1500 pick-up truck with an extended cab, 8 cylinders 4 wheel drive with 240,460 miles on it. We did trial runs with it that could be compared closely. 1. We (2 comments)
The property has been in our family for 40+ years and is currently listed at $199,000. Our family enjoyed many happy times, hunting, fishing, hiking and just plain R & R. I can remember waking up to a crisp spring morning, looking out the window of the trailer and seeing deer, turkeys and rabbits.
The views from this property are spectacular! There is a well, septic system and electric on the property. (2 comments)
What an awesome guy! He was funny, loved fishing, hunting and practically any outdoor sports. Worked 3 jobs at a time to keep a roof over our head, clothes on our backs and food in our bellies. Bellies? Yes 10 of us! I have 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Dad loved us all and although there were things about each of us that he liked, he never showed favorites. Above all that Dad loved his Rosie (Mom) she was the love of his life and he let the whole world know it! (11 comments)
Could this be THE YEAR??? - 05/17/08 07:54 PM
For 30+ years now we have been waiting & watching to see a horse with heart, a winner who just doesn't perform- he exceeds our expectations! Those of you who missed it, today at approximately 6:15pm was the 2008 running of the Preakness, the second leg of the Triple Crown. The winning horse was the runaway Big Brown. It appeared that he won by at least 5 lengths! Similar to that of Secretariat who always seemed to blow all the competition off the map by several lengths and ran with all his heart! Stay tuned for a great moment in history (6 comments)
What separates your listings from all the others? - 05/14/08 07:56 PM
Having your listings stand out above the crowd is quit a nice touch! At least I think so. Going through pages of listings can be mind numbing. I like when something catches my fancy. When appearance or wording is so drawing that I must pursue what has intrigued me, that makes a statement to me and to potential buyers & sellers. For me, I am not always eloquent of speech, but I do like when something is said about a particular property that depicts "classy but true". Embellishments without truth can get people aggrivated and disappointed when reality strikes them in (2 comments)
Are you & your children WATER SAFE? (Video) - 05/12/08 11:10 AM
The water fun season has arrived! Pools, lakes, the ocean, rivers etc. Everybody loves the water, it's refreshing, enjoyable and great for physical activity. Tragically though the water can be incredibly dangerous, especially to the very young who don't have the knowledge and skills to navigate the water safely. Whenever I sell a pool home (and I currently have some pool homes available here in Ocala Florida) I always urge families to teach their children to swim. Perry's Swim School is my school of choice here in Ocala. Take a look! (0 comments)
Water Safety, Are You And Your Children Water Safe? (Watch Video at bottom) - 05/11/08 03:45 PM
This is the season for pools, buying pool homes, going to the beaches lakes and rivers. Everybody loves the water! I even have some beautiful pool homes available here in Ocala Florida. They are wonderful! They are entertaining, good for physical activity and lots of other things, BUT... they can be very dangerous to those, especially the very young who don't have the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the water and be safe. I highly recommend that families who are buying a pool home make it a priority to make their family "WATER SAFE"
Is Your House For Sale Part Time? - 05/10/08 08:43 AM
Wednesday I was driving around a neighborhood looking for houses that were For Sale By Owner. I came upon a house that was listed with a local agent whom I have not had much contact with. I remembered seeing it on the internet but sometimes the houses all seem to mix in your mind and a fresh preview for my buyer is always a good idea, especially with a very high inventory on the market right now. I called the agent's cell phone and got her voice mail. Now I was sitting in the driveway at this point and thought I (5 comments)
It's NOT The Market! It's the Prices!!! - 05/07/08 10:28 AM
Everyone, especially the media has jumped on this bandwagon of "It's a buyer's market" . No it is NOT! It is an overpriced market with lots of holdouts who will likely get burned, and lots who have already gotten burned. No matter the market, if a house is priced right it WILL SELL! The challenge is in finding what "priced right" is. So how long should a house be left on the market without activity and remain at the same price? Let's take a look at the chart below. The most amount of activity occurs within the first 2 weeks. After that the activity (3 comments)
THE FOR SALE BY OWNER NIGHTMARE! - 05/06/08 12:42 PM
I'VE GOT A GREAT IDEA! LET'S SELL THIS HOUSE. I THINK WE SHOULD HAVE A GARAGE SALE , GREAT IDEA! THE NEXT SIGN IS PROBABLY GOING TO BE A FOR SALE SIGN, WHICH MEANS HELP WANTED TO A REALTOR!
SO HERE COMES THE REALTOR THINKING:
WE ARE GOING TO SELL IT OURSELVES! I CAN SEE IT NOW WE'LL BUY FOR CASH SO YOU MAKE SOME FLYERS AND YOU TELL THE WORLD! ONLY YOU FIND THE WORLD IS BIGGER AND TOUGHER THAN YOU THOUGHT! BUT YOU ARE COMMITTED, SO NOW YOU'RE READY FOR BUSINESS! AH THE PHONE IS RINGING, MY FIRST (7 comments)
A great source of fun, exercise and entertainment. It turns the beastly hot person to pleasant in a single splash. The facts that we all hate to face is that these beautiful, fun and very expensive toys can prove to be the most deadly weapon against a child left alone or unattended. They're inviting, even to the very young. Children just enjoy splashing & kicking and just (2 comments)
Yesterday my business partner and I went out into a local subdivision that has been one of my favorites since I came to Ocala Florida 4 years ago. Our goal was to meet people and get to know the residents there. The subdivision? Oh yes, the subdivision is Majestic Oaks! A more perfect location would be hard to find. It is close to shopping, medical needs, malls, highways within minutes and yet is in such a beautiful peaceful setting bordering a horse farm with a very visible exercising race track for the horses. You can actually watch the (2 comments)
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