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Do You Share Your Goals or are They a Secret? - 12/26/09 06:08 PM
Do you share your goals or are they a secret? I must admit when I first started in real estate I seldom established goals for myself. Sometimes I would think about how many listings I believed I would need to have as well as how many sales I needed to earn a certain amount but during the year I pretty much cruised along without much if any thought to my "goals". By the end of the year I probably could not have told you, without looking at what I had written down, what goals I had started out with at the beginning (14 comments)
Winter at Lake Anna,Virginia - 12/23/09 10:55 PM
It is very, very seldom that we have this much snow at Lake Anna so it seemed like the perfect time to go out to take some pictures. As I had no plans of venturing very far from home most of the pictures are of home. You will also get an idea of my neighborhood. We live in the country so we do not really have a "neighborhood". That's OK. We have neighbors and that's what counts.
Our Home in the Woods at Lake Anna Closer Closest Up the driveway or down the driveway? Come (15 comments)
Blogging Christmas Carol - 12/21/09 08:14 PM
If you're ups for a little smile time, take a look. Thanks Missy. Via Missy Caulk-Ann Arbor- Realtor(R)- Ann Arbor Real Estate (Keller Williams-Ann Arbor): Lyrics Cold call costs are much too high!Outbound on which I rely.Is there something I can doThat is inbound and fun too?BloooooooooogingBlogging every day! Oh!BloooooooooogingBlogging every day! Ohhh! Courtesy of Hub Spot Marketing Blog
********************************************************* Missy Caulk & Team can be reached at 734-216-2822 or email: Missy@MissyCaulk.com Our TEAM of 6 buyer associates are available to help you relocate to Ann Arbor, Saline, Dexter, Chelsea, Milan, Ypsilanti Township, Clinton, Manchester, Whitmore Lake, or throughout Washtenaw County, (5 comments)
Giving Our Children the Gifts that Count - 12/21/09 02:58 PM
At this time of year when we become so busy shopping for gifts for our children and others it is good to remember the gifts that really count.
There are so many things we can give our children even when we can provide barely provide material things. What is important is to give these things; our love, our time, our understanding, our patience, structure, laughter, a sense of justice, compassion, our work ethic, a love of family, and the list goes on and on. These are the gifts that last a lifetime for our children. These are the gifts that create their memories. (15 comments)
What do you give your children, when you have nothing to give - 12/21/09 01:31 PM
This title caught my eye immediately. Well worth reading. Via Brian Brumpton, Boise Idaho Real Estate (Keller Williams Boise): I wrote this one last year around this time and I think it's actually more fitting now than it was when I wrote it. The holiday season is a great time to draw your family close and be thankful for the blessings you've been given. As many families are facing some substantial struggles I wanted to post this again. I normally don't write the touchy-feely posts but I'm sitting here this morning reading headlines and thinking about all the troubled families out there (0 comments)
There are too many times we hear and read about the trials and tribulations of being a REALTOR. Not to say that we do not go through these ups and downs. However, if you stop to think about it there are so many aspects of real estate that make us happy. When we are having a particularly tough time we can think about some of these things and, hopefully, feel much better. These are some of the things we hear that make us feel good:
I see your signs all over the place. I read your blog. When I (34 comments)
Name That Photo - Or at Least Take a Guess - 12/15/09 08:15 PM
Believe me, I would never be able to guess what this is. I'm not sure this is even fair. As this is my first post in this group forgive me if I've gone too far. Now perhaps I'm making it sound harder than it really is to guess this. Perhaps you'll know right away. Show me up. That's fine. I'll be curious to see what, if any, responses I receive.
I took this photo as we were on the road from Lake Anna, VA down to Wake Forest to watch Stanford play Wake Forest. Great trip, unfortunate game (24 comments)
Mommy, What is This Stuff? - 12/05/09 02:53 PM
Caught some pictures of the pups experiencing their first snow. The decided right away that it tasted good which made it hard to get any pictures of their faces. Actually Rocky kept his back end towards the camera most of the time so I only got a couple of shots of him and several more of Lindy. Here's pretty Lindy getting a good look.
I love Lindy's curly tail.
Rocky's one face shot. He's mixing his usual diet of pebbles with something new, a little snow.
Rocky needs equal time so here's his back shot.
It really does not look (21 comments)
Holiday Events in the Lake Anna Area - 12/04/09 08:53 PM
Now is the time to find out what activities are planned in our area for the upcoming holidays. These are just a few. Others will be mentioned in future posts. See how many you can fit in your schedule. Louisa is Ready to Start Celebrating Louisa's Christmas parade, with an expected 40 floats, will start at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, December 5. The parade will begin at the corner of Patrick Henry Drive and Cutler Road turning left on Main Street to Fredericksubrg Ave. and then back to the fairgrounds. There will be approximately 45 vendors including First Fruit Ministry which will be (5 comments)
An Early Christmas Gift from Active Rain - 12/02/09 02:43 PM
An early Christmas gift from Active Rain arrived today. Well, perhaps it would be more accurate to say through the goodness of Active Rain I have received a gift (aka referral) from Gene and Renee Jantzen, fellow members. My phone rang, saw a number I was not familiar with, and answered to find Sheri Salley on the line. Sheri is administrator for the Jantzen Team outside Austin, TX. Within the first sentence or two she mentioned Active Rain. What sweet words. Yes, it was like hearing the name of a friend. Of course I was interested in a referral for Lake (19 comments)
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