The Color of Happy

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The Color of Happy


I had one of those weeks where it seemed that the work would never end. Real estate, inside chores, outside chores, errands, maintenance, etc. I felt as though I was never was going to find time to sit back and enjoy the beautiful weather which is so fleeting here in Connecticut.


I looked around the yard and saw nothing but more work--painting the shed, mowing the lawn, weeding the garden, fixing the deck, etc. I was getting tired and feeling just a bit overwhelmed.

The Color of Happy


Then I decided that I needed a new umbrella for the deck, and I found this beautiful one in a color that just makes me happy. I put it up and instantly had a whole new outlook. Now instead of seeing all the work that needs to be done, I just see the color of happy.


What color makes you happy?

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Richard and Beth Witt
RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 - Massapequa, NY
Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY

Love it... think we are on the same thought wave...  Check out my post for today and you have a blessed day...

Jun 26, 2012 05:08 AM #1
Kathleen "Kathy" Price
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Fox & Roach, Realtors - Millville, NJ
CRS, Broker Associate, Southern NJ

How true it is that sometimes something so simple can make you focus on what is good and take your maind off of what is overwhelming.  Love your positive post.

Jun 26, 2012 05:22 AM #2
Erv Fleishman
Realty Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Luxury Prop Specialist Realty Associates

     Do colors tell more about us then we think?

Jun 26, 2012 05:24 AM #3
Peggy Chirico
Prudential CT Realty - Manchester, CT
REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate

Hi Richard and Beth - I just read your post and I see that we are!

Thanks, Kathy!

Hi Erv - Very interesting. I have not seen this, but I love this sort of information.

Jun 26, 2012 05:29 AM #4
Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC - Melbourne, FL
Small Office, Big Service

I am not sure if any specific color makes me happy...I am sort of a beige person! But then I am a sensitive person as well as friendly,,,soulful. I figured it out...rainbows make me happy!

Jun 26, 2012 05:39 AM #5
Liz Wallace
Century 21 Sherlock Homes - Rockville Centre, NY
Broker C21 Sherlock Homes, Rockville Centre, LI, N

Blue like the sky.  I was driving to work today and the sky was a beautiful blue.

Jun 26, 2012 01:07 PM #6
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Peggy I could have use something with the color of happy yesterday.  It was one of those days that you get one thing done and two new ones pop up.  Maybe I will borrow you umbrella next time :)

Jun 26, 2012 05:37 PM #7
DeeDee Riley
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - El Dorado Hills, CA
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

Peggy, I love it!  That green color makes me happy too!  Bet your new umbrella looks great!

Jun 27, 2012 12:06 AM #8
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Peggy, it is the time of year there are so many items on our to-do list!     Real estate and these items can make for a very busy life!     Your color is beautiful!

Jun 27, 2012 05:59 AM #9
Barbara Altieri
RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate - Shelton, CT
REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale

Peggy -- My umbrella is black and I need a new one. I should consider a 'happier' color like yours. I know what you mean about seeing nothing but work. I have been trying to take a break and there is always something popping up. Maybe I need to sneak out and do that umbrella shopping.

Jun 29, 2012 09:57 AM #10
Joyce Kelley
Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc - Gulf Breeze, FL
Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.

Hi Peggy and great choice as mine is pretty close to the same color. Everywhere I have looked here lately is just more work to be done but at my age I just relax and remember that it will be here tomorrow and I may not LOL

Jun 29, 2012 09:34 PM #11
Al & Peggy Cunningham Brokers, Brampton Ontario Homes For Sale 905-450-5500
RE/MAX Realty Services Inc. - Brampton, ON

Love it Peggy! Love the lime green and have potted plants at our front walk all done up in lime this year.  Have to admit though, I go for yellow and didn't find it mellow until......I read Erv's comment and chart above! Anxious!!! He's probably right!

Jul 02, 2012 06:08 AM #12
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty - Baltimore, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
The color of HAPPY looks so good on you!
Jul 10, 2012 05:20 AM #13
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