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A Thought at the End of the Month....."Spring's Green is God's GOLD... - 04/29/09 11:48 AM
Well, now that April is almost over, are we going to actually see all those May flowers that the quote promises. Certainly am ready to do so this year. Did someone remember to send Mother Nature and her Boss, God, the memo?As each day passes here in our small section of the world, it is a crap shoot as to what 'season' will actually make it through the 24 hours allotted as a DAY.Just this week, [ and it is ONLY Wednesday ] we have had: ....ARK type rains...when one has not built the conveyance-much less rounded up species 2X2, ....40 degree chills..resulting in electric use (2 comments)
something's wrong here....meeting of the minds...NOT - 04/27/09 10:07 PM
Here I am at 10:15 p.m. working on various items for our Business; adding, editing our web site; traipsing through the Rain; trying to figure out why I cannot save the 450 character description for our recently sponsored Localism area; & truly wondering if I am experiencing the fall out of a mystery that is wrapped in a conundrum that is locked within an enigma.Big things all...the biggest, I thought, being the Real Estate spokesman- on New Construction- discussing the 'new trends being seen within the field'. His items centered around the fact that in their area of New Construction they are finding Buyers (0 comments)
Midnight Musings.... why is the Rain auto saving every 3 minutes - 04/25/09 01:53 AM
What am I doing at my computer after 1:00 a.m. ? Why am I once again sitting down here in the quiet, in low lights, with no sound at all? quick answers--typing, posting, working at my desk, in my office, with all sound turned off because it carries up through the duct work & Sal has to be at Con Ed tomorrow by 8:00 a.m.. This would not be too bad, except that this particular Con Ed is a good 45 minutes away from us so he will leave here at 6:45 A.M. yowsers--gives me chills just thinking about that. On line sounds so good to (0 comments)
Allergy fun..no..Fun with allergies...No...you can have fun even with Allergies... - 04/23/09 08:27 PM
Those of you who suffer with, through, because of, or take care of family members with Allergies. NOW is the TimeThis IS the season...at least here in Michigan; the East side of Metro Detroit. Michigan. It is known that the West side of the State South of Traverse City does have similar allergy triggers as we on the East Side.Theirs can come earlier however. Warmer there I guess and all the growing, shedding, budding things hit them first.Our family Doctor who is also a well-known allergist said that if Michiganders lived North of Traverse or moved South of Dayton, Ohio our allergies would not (2 comments)
Macomb County Road Warriers........keep calm, cool, & collected. - 04/22/09 12:46 PM
NOW, don't get me wrong-----progress is a good thing, infrastructure improvement is a Better thing completion is the BEST thing.Around Macomb County, North of M.-59 [ Hall Road to locals ] We have many examples of much needed work in various stages of development. ....a. Romeo Plank road N. & S. of M-59---widening project is looking good; cement actually poured, smoothed, & curing on one side. easier driving prospect ahead..... One question though. 'what will happen when multi-lane pavement reverts back to; 2-lane- 1 per direction- N. of 22 mi rd. where the S curved road way exists.? This is a (2 comments)
Parental Preparedness....a new item for Listings ! - 04/20/09 01:11 PM
Yesterday, as the rains came down; the sun withdrew; the colder winds blew: and the Easter banner was whipping around the wrought iron pole.... and... Because both of us were tired of the Political news; didn't care at that moment, just who shook hands with whom or why some Somali pirates were set free by the neighboring Country.... and acknowledging .....all important, all to be looked at on another day...a different turn 'in the loop': a time when mold allergies had calmed down [worked out in the yard all day Saturday] previously, I had turned on HGTV to see what new, if any, programs were running.We did (4 comments)
Meet the $300.00 Guinea Pig---Tiny - 04/16/09 07:24 PM
Meet Tiny, Though you cannot tell from this photo, Tiny had 3 Homes to call his own,.this was his 'summer Home"-- thus the wicker basket 'House-let' not to be confused with a 'lease option' He investigated this Home previously, while searching on his own without using a Buyer's Agent.He was a very industrious buyer: ...quickly moving from location to location seeking that "Dream" place ...he viewed this as more than a visual seeking, instead it became a totally tactile experience.He did employ a rather shady, non-licensed, non-affiliated agent type in this endeavor.Bruno.Together, they moved around the area looking for a turn-key place.Not being (7 comments)
"Pigs get fat.....Hogs get slaughtered" - 04/13/09 08:05 PM
Well, put that in the Bank...at least the Memory Bank of note...... today, while deciding on financial insights to place on our domain web site: the wealth [pun intended] of articles found in The Wall Street Journal's 'Wealth Manager--the Journal Report; sec B 1-6' hit the spot!The title of this post is a quote from Jay Adkisson, co-founder of Newport Beach, CA-based law firm ofRiser Adkisson LLP where he states; " it's the old saying that pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered.....If you're not greedy, your discount will probably hold up."He was speaking of Family limited partnerships getting renewed attention for those who (2 comments)
The Big House.......come & take a trip - 04/09/09 12:32 PM
Welcome to the "Big House" Who are these people and why are they in a blog....on Active Rain, on a Realtor blog?Warnings about what could happen to those of us who may be thinking about taking up a second career? ..... broadening our horizons....... taking matters into our own hands..... functioning in this mortgage modification maddening mess....None of the above.....[though some may make fascinating subject material for blogs]This is about opening our very depleted News Paper here in Detroit Metro Area & coming across a column about a Wine tasting in Livonia, MI using North West wines. Normally, this would not have been anything of (3 comments)
Hey, when did being 'the d team' become a bad thing..... - 04/08/09 01:50 PM
This is a beautiful day outside...almost warm....snow mostly gone.......tulips, crocuses, & other "Spring blossoms" are pushing up out of the mulch.The only thing that was on the 'negative possibilities' list in our life was having to go on bunny patrol to protect these young spring flower tips. ...until......I went on line.must set the stage so to speak; yesterday after trying to figure out what was happening with my computer's inability to 'stay on any site', I decided to totally clean it up. After running CCleaner & Avast, I went to tools>Internet options>delete ALL [except passwords] so.. today, I had to re enter all the URLs that I (0 comments)
Coming face to face with an Angel on earth - 04/02/09 01:18 PM
Have you ever met someone who just radiates goodness.We have found just such a person in Luisdo not know his last name;ldo not know too much about him;Do know that when he smiles the entire space around him seems:Brighter, Clearer, & Definitely less stressful.Luis is an Hispanic lay minister, to the community of same. at a geographically close Church.This happens to be a Catholic Congregation, actually 2 such congregations in joint ministry that we now find our Archdiocese doing more and more. He came into our lives six years ago, first ,only as a name on a letter & finally, as an actual (2 comments)
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