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A photo that was sent to me some time ago by a supplier that thought he understood my sense of humor,. . ... and he was right. It's plain to see that, or maybe not, that there's always something more than what meets the eyes. Please enjoy for it's simple humor. No disrespect intended. (13 comments)
Friday Morning Humor . . . Some Simple Humor, Part II - 07/31/09 07:48 AM
Grandmother A grandmother is watching her only grandchild playing on the beach when a huge wave comes and takes him out to sea. She pleads, ‘please God, save my only grandson. I beg of you, bring him back.' With that, a big wave washes the boy back onto the beach, good as new. The grandmother looks up to the heavens and says ‘He had a hat!' The Ventriloquist A ventriloquist is performing with his dummy on his lap. He's telling a dumb blond joke when a platinum-haired beauty jumps to her feet. ‘What gives you the right to stereotype blonds that (5 comments)
Highland Ave, Waterbury, Ct A taste of the Old World - 07/30/09 08:29 PM
Highland Ave in Waterbury, Ct runs through the center of what locally is referred to as Town Plot. A ride along this street is to see the town as it must have been years ago, with the stately multi-families, older colonials all well maintained and standing forward with pride of ownership written all over. The section of Highland Ave that gets the most recognition is the Mt Carmel area, so named because MT Carmel Church and school stand out in an isolated block all to themselves.
Part of what makes the section so unique is that over the years it (1 comments)
East Mountain Area, Waterbury Ct .. A Neighborhood Profile - 07/29/09 07:05 AM
The Southeast section of Waterbury Ct is called the East Mountain Area, aptly named because it lies on the elevated hills that form the boundary between Waterbury Ct and Prospect, Ct. The area is easily recognized by the by an earthen dam, built in the late 1800's, that was once a source of drinking water for the town, but was put into a reserve status when the city's current reservoir system was established in the early 1900's.
Although there are very few of the original homesites still standing, the East Mountain section of Waterbury, Ctis a well designed layout of residences (3 comments)
Inspired by Nature .. So Close, and Yet So Far - 07/28/09 10:03 AM
As I was coming away from taking the lock box off of my now closed listing at 406 Linkfield Rd in Watertown, Ct, it was taken by the views of farmland that is so close to the congestions of a large town. Here were the scenes of days gone by with the rolling pastures and open meadows people so seldom take the time to see or not even have the scenary to view. Cows taking shelter to get out of the noon day sun or the approach of a mid summer storm?
A lone doe chewing on some fresh grass (2 comments)
The Ridges of Waterbury Ct Stately Elegance .. Neighborhood Profile - 07/28/09 08:27 AM
In the Country Club Rd area of Waterbury Ct is the established subdivision know simply as The Ridges. First homes established in 1933 were built for the then movers and shakers of Waterbury, Ct. The section was developed not only because of the stately potential of the area far removed at the time from the congestion of the downtime business district, but also because of it's proximity to The Country Club Of Waterbury, which was the social center for Waterbury's elite at the time.
The stone monument at the entrance of the Cull-De-Sac served as a reminder to those that entered that this was (1 comments)
Monday Morning Humor . . . Taking a Crowded Beach to a new level - 07/27/09 08:26 AM
Some photos that were sent to me this morning. These bring a whole new meaning to crowded beaches. Here's a day at a typical seaside resort in China. Just a side note, sorry about the clarity on a couple of the photos, somebody moved, we all know how that goes!
I WONDER WHERE THE BATHROOMS ARE???? Where do they park their cars??? Do they have lifeguards?? How do you get a tan? Whether looking to buy or sell, we service the Greater Waterbury towns of Beacon Falls, Bethany, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Middlebury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown and Wolcott Ed (14 comments)
Mt Fair Subdivision Profile ... Watertown, Ct - 07/26/09 05:01 PM
In the northeast section of WATERTOWN, CT is a subdivision know as Mt Fair. This subdivision occupies app. 150 acres formerly known as Mt Fair, with the original grain elevator serving as a beacon at the entrance of the area.
There are currently 120 homes in this Watertown, Ct subdivision with a range of pricing between $300,000 to $530,000. The families that typically purchase in the Mt Fair section would be established professional people seeking to find an environment ideal for raising a family. Mt Fair offers easy highway access for commuters. For recreation, there is nearby Nova Scotia Hill Park, (2 comments)
Friday Morning Humor ... ... Some simple humor - 07/24/09 07:23 AM
The Monk Every ten years, the monks in the monastery are allowed to break their vow of silence to speak two words. Ten years go by and it's one monk's first chance. He thinks for a bit before saying, "Food Bad". Ten years later, he says, ‘Bed Hard". It's the big day, another decade later. He gives the head monk a long stare and just says, "I quit". "I'm not surprised," the head monk replies. "You've been complaining ever since you got here."
Talking Dog A guy spots a sign outside a house that reads "Talking Dog for Sale." Intrigued (7 comments)
Which comes First The Chicken or the Egg? - 07/23/09 07:13 AM
There probably isn't a person around who hasn't heard this question at least a thousand times. The argument could go on forever and still not be resolved. So, also is the case with some of the seller/buyers in the market. The statement is first offered that 'we want to up-size or down-size our home'. Can we start looking for a new house now? Whether it's for a better school system, or to get closer to a job or family, or just because it's too much house with everybody grown up, we have all heard this offering a few times. In the type of market (0 comments)
Friday Photos Waiting for the right moment! - 07/17/09 07:20 AM
Here's a sequence of 3 photos that were taken some years back on a vacation to Maui. Probably 30 minutes to get the desired results. I can't belive my mind worked hard enough to envision it happening. Enjoy
Wether looking to buy or sell, we service the Greater Waterbury towns of Beacon Falls, Bethany, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Middlebury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown and Wolcott
New Appraisal Rules Lead to Low Ball Estimates - 07/15/09 09:59 AM
I had written a blog some time back about the value of a house with foreclosures making up the comps. 'What's my House Worth When there's a Foreclosure 2 Houses Over This got little attention within the AR community and only slightly more on my personal blog. What seemed to hit home stronger was the impact of the HVCC fiasco and the relevance that foreclosures are making with appraisals. The article I had read was written by Kenneth Harney. Within the article he offers up several examples of a system starting to be get hit by the new regulations. One of (3 comments)
Serving the Greater Waterbury Ct communities of Beacon Falls, Bethany, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Middlebury, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott, Thomaston We treat our customers the old fashioned way with honesty, integrity, loyalty, prompt and courteous service, and attention to detail.
The Clock is Ticking on the $8,000 tax Rebate - 07/14/09 08:03 AM
139 Days That's how many days are left to take advantage of the $8000 tax credit for first time home buyers. While that may seem like a lot of time it really isn't as currently lenders are taking as few as 30 and as many as 60 days to resolve a mortgage and get it through underwriting.There is no guarantee that the government will extend the incentive, and mortgage rates are still at a relatively low rate with FHA now back down to 5%. It takes a while to find the right house. Buyers that are thinking that they can hold off waiting for (4 comments)
233 YEARS old and Counting - 07/03/09 12:53 PM
Ours may not be the oldest country in the world, nor the country with the richest of traditions, but we are the country that the entire world DOES revolve around. Given our current state of financial and social uncertainty there is still more opportunity here than any other country in the world. A look at the morning paper today showed the unemployment picture in this country at a 26 year low. For the first time since the great depression there were more jobs lost than at any other time in our history. But yet, people from depressed countries all over would still (1 comments)
Parades, picnics and fireworks are coming this week to mark the nation's birthday. Here's a list of Fourth of July celebrations around the region. Beacon FallsThe annual fireworks display will be July 11 at the Pent Road Complex. Shuttle services will be available starting at 6:30 p.m. from Woodland High School, Ideal Manufacturing and the fire house. Fireworks begin at dark. Food and entertainment will be available.BristolLake Compounce will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks presentation set over its 23-acre lake on Saturday. The park opens at 11a.m.; fireworks start at 9:45. LitchfieldThe Historical Society's annual pet (0 comments)
Parades, picnics and fireworks are coming this week to mark the nation's birthday. Here's a list of Fourth of July celebrations around the region. Beacon FallsThe annual fireworks display will be July 11 at the Pent Road Complex. Shuttle services will be available starting at 6:30 p.m. from Woodland High School, Ideal Manufacturing and the fire house. Fireworks begin at dark. Food and entertainment will be available.BristolLake Compounce will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks presentation set over its 23-acre lake on Saturday. The park opens at 11a.m.; fireworks start at 9:45. LitchfieldThe Historical Society's annual pet parade (0 comments)
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