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The Great Pumpkin - 10/28/10 09:01 PM
I just finished watching The Great Pumpkin, I am not ashamed to admit that I love the Peanuts movies. Probably the all time best is the Great Pumpkin, look I really like the Thanksgiving one, I am no cook and so popcorn and toast doesn't sound bad to me, but the Great Pumpkin, I love it. I text all my kids when it is on, I made them watch it with me like it was Gone With The Wind. Listen don't argue with me, it's an American classic. Charlie Brown the ultimate pessimist (maybe rightfully so) and Linus, oh let me (6 comments)
Rockville Centre NY 33rd Annual 10K and Family Fun Run - 10/28/10 02:33 PM
Rockville Centre NY Annual 10K (6.2 mile) road race and the new 5K (3.1 mile) race will begin on Saturday, November 13 at 10 am. The starting line is on Park Avenue between Merrick Road and Sunrise Highway opposite the Fantasy Theater. You can register for the race at Village Hall, One College Place and the cost is $28 for the 10K and $22 for the 5K. The course is flat and fast and the race will be run rain or shine. There is also a Family Fun Run which begins at 9 am on Front Street in front of the (5 comments)
Rockville Centre NY Annual Ragamuffin Parade - 10/23/10 10:48 AM
The Rockville Centre NY Annual Costume Parade and Party will be held on October 31st in Rockville Centre NY. Children from pre K and up and parents are welcome to attend. All participants must register at the Recreation Center. The cost is $7 per family. The parade will start at the Village Green on Maple and Lee Avenue at 2 pm and proceed down Maple Avenue to the Recreation Center on Oceanside Road. It's a great family day and the parents and kids are so creative with the themes and costumes. At the Recreation Center there will be games and prizes for everyone. In case (2 comments)
Less is More Part II - 10/22/10 10:07 AM
I am on a roll, I'll have somewhine with that. I am whining a little but I promise my next post will be uplifiting and kind. Ralph will give me an angel on my next post. Everyone will want to get to the gold button first. That's later. I have a new agent, young savvy and quite good looking I might add (my son). He is just getting his feet wet and I am hoping he will enjoy it, you kind of love when your kids like what you like. Mayonnaise might be a case in point. Well back to him. (8 comments)
Once Again Less Is More - 10/21/10 07:09 PM
I just got home from a day of being Nana, I had my Nana hat on today and not my pushy Realtor Liz hat. I change hats a lot but that is juice for another blog. I was happy to return to my own quiet, orderly house. Besides all my other faults I am somewhat anal. The issues never end. Also I ramble so pulling myself back, I was anxious to jump on the old laptop and see what was going on in the world while I was gathering leaves for my young prince and his princess sister. I usually go (11 comments)
The Game - 10/20/10 05:15 PM
I left work early to come home and watch the game and don't ask what game unless you are a Russian spy. I am not going to get into one team versus another. I love baseball, I think it is a thinking woman's sport and I grew up in the Bronx and so I have to keep turning around to make sure I have control over the situation. Baseball is the American sport and Real Estate is the American Dream. We help people own homes, that is the American dream and so I thus declare that all Realtors must be baseball (9 comments)
Who Owns This Day? - 10/20/10 09:53 AM
A few years back, well OK a lot of years back I signed my daughter up for a really nice day camp in the area. I went for my lungs, I mean it was really expensive. Five pools, lockers, trips the whole Long Island spoiled kids nine yards. Allison should have been thrilled, when I was 11 I would have thought I won the lottery. Low and behold she was not happy. Every morning whining and complaining about having to go to camp. I would wait outside with her for the private little air conditioned bus and count the moments until I (11 comments)
How Do They Pass The Test - 10/19/10 08:47 PM
I man the phones in my office. I am the broker, but it is really important that calls into the office and appointments for our clients be handled with excellence. My partner and I decided about a year ago to make the sacrifice. I can't trust a receptionist to save me. I really like the part that most people stopping in think I am the receptionist and I like to see just how they will treat me. Amazing!! Well most of the time it is same old, same old, but, and a big butt I might add, sometimes agents call to inquire (23 comments)
St. Ignatius Retreat House - 10/18/10 04:59 PM
The St. Ignatius Retreat House is Located on Searingtown Road in Manhasset, New York. The house is open to all faiths. The house is called Inisfada which in Gaelic means Long Island. The 87 room mansion was built between 1916 and 1920 as a summer home for Nicholas and Genevieve Brady. One of the most beautiful trees I have ever seen is a huge Weeping Beech, referred to as God's work of beauty. If you find yourself on the North Shore of Long Island, it is worth the trip. You can also check out the different events on Facebook. Just search for (2 comments)
Teaching By Example - 10/17/10 02:38 PM
I just read a bog in Paying It Forward and it was written by a young mom named Lindsay. She posted about coming home from work and doing simple things with her kids, just down to earth basic things, but quality time in the highest sense of the word. There is no doubt in my mind that Lindsay's children, when they are finished dragging chickens will grow up to be parents that share simple quality time with their children. You con't imagine the visual I had with that, I come from the South Bronx and live and work on Long Island, (15 comments)
Seniors and Reaching Out To Them - 10/15/10 08:14 PM
I just read a blog in Pay it Forward , It's a new group and so worth visiting. It was about Seniors. I love Senior Citizens. They are like little kids, so open, so honest. They love an audience and a little attention. I am a notary and I volunteer to notarize at the senior home, it's really tough sometimes but sometimes it's a lot of fun. The weird thing is they are not so very much older than me and sometimes when I am waiting for the elevator to leave and go back to work I have a nagging worry in (7 comments)
Oh! the Pressure - 10/15/10 07:07 PM
Here I a was just zipping along AR, having fun, learning a lot and being as crazy competitive as I have always been (ask my brother, I use to tip over the monopoly board if he got park place). I was an unknown, certainly not one of the big guys. No Anna, Roger, Russell, Ralph or Nino was I. I could be a wise ass, I could blog about mundane things. Fat and Stupid, La,La, La. Then Ralph Gorgoglione decides I am funny (actually I am, I crack myself up constantly). Good grief, he compared me to Joan Rivers. Although she (8 comments)
Only The Strong Survive - 10/14/10 04:08 PM
Now that is some heading for a blog, isn't it? I am actually trying to make my blogs sound a little more interesting. It's good to be strong, but only the strong survive is not necessarily true. Darwin said and I quote "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." Now that is a point to ponder. Now some people are stronger than you and me and some people (hard as it may be to believe) are smarter than us. Change is always happening, we change, our kids (7 comments)
Pay it Forward - 10/12/10 10:19 AM
There is a new group being formed and maybe, just maybe it might be more important in the scheme of things than most other groups. It's not that I don't find almost everything on AR important, but I define myself as much more than a Realtor. At the end of the day I want to be a decent human being. I have always felt that to see a need and ignore it is much worse than to be asked to help and say no. We are presented with need from our fellow humans on a daily basis and some are big (7 comments)
10/10/10 - 10/10/10 08:34 AM
Great date. Good number thing. I would love to hear from anyone out there in Rainland who is into numerology and find out the ying and yang of the numbers. I think I will only do kind and special things today. Today on 10/10/10 I will keep that sharp tongue tucked neatly inside. No serrated edges today. I think I will not go to work, I will walk a little, breathe in that healthy NY air and wish at least one leaf would turn a color and fall down. Then I will step on it and listen to it crunch. If (7 comments)
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - 10/09/10 02:23 PM
Sunday, October 17 at Jones Beach State Park on Long Island, New York will be the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Our office, Century 21 Sherlock Homes will be hosting a team and would welcome any one who would like to join us either for the walk or for refreshments after the walk. This is an annual event and is always well attended.
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