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By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 57
Once again, I ask for your prayers.   Most of us have good and bad days, but at 96, it seems like Mickey is having more bad days than good ones. Yesterday when I arrived at her home she was dazed and confused.....not her usual self.   She was also quite lethargic and showed no interest at all in ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 37
An update on "Thoroughly Modern Mickey"   on Thanksgiving Day.   My sister is at the hospital with Mickey right now, she has been there since 7:00 a.m. this morning.  I will be going at noon today.   The "good news", there are no sign of infection at all anywhere. The "not so good news", her temp...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 4
Good thing there was a light in the attic to show the lack of insulation.Gee, how else would we have known?There was no mistaking the fact that there was a light there.The fixture was excellently installed.  Not!Okay, the switch didn't work, and the bulb didn't light up, but I'm sure it will one ...
By Dan Stewart
(Happy Grasshopper)
Comments 23
We have a winner… cue the trumpets!Before we get to the lucky winner (and his charity!), we’d like to take the time to thank all of the ActiveRain participants for their super amazing submissions. While the winner was drawn at random, we read each and every entry. Contests such as this aren’t sim...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 9
Debb Janes has done it again - cut right to the heart of the matter when she shares her thoughts about being thankful. If you read only one post today, this should be the one. Thanks for allowing me to re-blog this, Debb.Wishing my entire Active Rain family a wonderful Thanksgiving, full of kindn...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 4
Impromptu Open House On Black Friday Open House 1-3PM Friday November 27thWe have an appointment on Friday with an agent who wants to show  my listing at15932 Meadow Walk Road in Woodbine, Maryland. And then another call from another agent for a showing on the same property at the same time...Fri...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.-Lewis B. Smedes
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
Comments 20
Happy Thanksgiving ActiveRain FriendsAs you all celebrate feasting with family and friends I wanted to take time to wish everyone a very special Thanksgiving Day. The Wampanoag Indians and Pilgrims of Plymouth Colonies shared an Autumn harvest feast that we know today as the first Thanksgiving.Ha...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 15
Thanksgiving Dinner At The Souto Household 2015.  Thanksgiving at the Souto house is a day of family and sharing with others, and today we we were blessed with both.At Thanksgiving we open up our home to others who do not have family close by, and welcome them as one of our family.  That usually ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 52
Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday, no press, just joy, good food and company. Things changed in 1991 when I lost my Mom on Thanksgiving. For years I just avoided the day, traveled anywhere to be away. It isn't possible to forget but I avoided.Today I am home and choosing to remember a d...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 27
My latest staging project done with all of my friends own furnishings and "things". It is a one bedroom condo with a gorgeous view of Lake Erie and Downtown Cleveland. Our goal was to keep it simple.  The living room and dining area.  Need I explain? The screened-in balcony with both lake and cit...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 34
Facebook MarketingI spent scant little time on ActiveRain this week, instead spending every free business minute working on social media, content curation, and catching up on guest blog opportunities. It felt good, especially as I made a lot of progress in a few areas I have been wanting to gain ...
By Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence,Persistence & Perseverance
(Allison James Estates & Homes)
Comments 13
 I thought I would get a jump on everyone here at ActiveRain and the retailers with their Black Friday ‘Salebrations’ by wishing everyone here Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Cheerful Kwanzaa and so on.Now that that is over with; here is my wish list for this upcoming Holiday Season…Get back to ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 2
Here are some excellent questions to help you through some tough decisions.  Thanks William.   6 Questions to ask when you’re making a tough decision 1. What option would I choose if I knew I would definitely succeed? 2. What would I do if I didn’t feel scared? 3. Who can I talk to who’s been in ...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 6
Part of the reason many people leave their home states and move to California is so they will have somewhere else to go on Thanksgiving. Then there are people who just want to get away from family and not deal with family gatherings, or perhaps their parents have died and the other siblings go el...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 23
I know in our solemn and somber times we have days when we feel we just want to turn off the TV news or not check into the Internet AT ALL. I have an observation, that truly at least 90% of the people all around the world are decent and actually very good people. And we share our tears, our heart...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 11
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!We just returned home from our Thanksgiving Dinner, at my daughters Family home.  Cindy, Richie and their son, Devon.  We were joined by my son Scott and his wife Kelly and 2 daughters, Danielle and Haley.  Kelly's mother and father were also there, as well as the moth...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 8
The Blessing is Getting to Do It Not Having to Do It I subscribe to newletters and find them very uplifting and beneficial to my business. Today's was about Thanksgiving of course and how our thinking needs to be modified. James said that we talk about all the things we have to do ...
By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 6
 Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. For me it is about family, love, gratitude, and sharing. Wishing you all an abundant harvest of PEACE, LOVE, and PROSPERITY! I'm grateful for you, and not just today, but EVERY day! Love,Inna   "A modern Thanksgiving would celebrate two things:The people in o...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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