Every time we disparage the state of the economy and talk about the terrible state of real estate, we create a self fulfilling prophesy. It is my view that if we are positive, then positive things will happen. There are great opportunities in the market and it is time to stress the positive, and put a bow on it.
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I was at Tanglewood last night. It was a beautiful evening with lovely music and good company. I was saddened though to learn that a volunteer I had worked with for three years had died during the off season. Phil was smart, kind and very very interesting. When I missed Phil and his wife the firs...
Every once in awhile you see something simple or magical or in this case both. Yesterday I saw this little one by my home while watering in the early evening. I'm not sure why this bird allowed me to photograph him/her but I was grateful it waited for me to get my camera.
It happened earlier today. I reached 2,000,000 points and I couldn't have achieved that were it not for you: my friends, my colleagues and my readers. Active Rain is different from any other website I have ever been a part of. People matter here and I have been fortunate enough to have met many o...
Yesterday I reached a milestone at work. I exceeded 800 memberships sold this season at Naumkeag, a mansion/museum and gardens where I spent a couple of days a week. The goal for the six properties my boss manages was 800 for this year and I did it by myself. Today with luck and help I will reach...
I don't know how long I have been involved in Active Rain. I can't tell you the date, or the number of years I have been here. I do know that it is more familiar to me now than it once was, and I now know and like people from throughout all parts of the United States and Canada.. My memory isn't ...
I have traveled a great deal and seen places and things unique and far from the normal. I was in northern Italy many many years ago but didn't see Florence and Rome until much more recently. And as it is said, when in Rome.......So I did and it was neat.
Where do we go from here? A question often asked in difficult, unfamiliar, or trying times. The answer is important and the way you respond is very very important. Think before you speak or be aware that the fallout could be great. What is sometimes thought of as a casual conversation can often l...
It is Monday again and I am grateful. Any morning welcomed is a good one. I live in a heat wave with excessive heat and humidity now for five days and it is predicted to continue all week long. Blech..... Anyway my company has left, and I have every kind of wash to do but I don't have to be anyw...
After a hot and humid day my friend and I decided to fore-go Tanglewood movie night. It was a good decision. The rains came, the lightening stuck and the winds were dangerous. I kept thinking of my colleagues who were working and how difficult it would have been there. An evening in with food goo...
Even the animals hate this heat and humidity. It is one more day where the advisories are in place and the only relief to be had are air conditioned cars and homes. This poor baby had neither and was none too happy. What's a poor baby to do? The best you can.