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By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 56
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 33
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 Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
Comments 4
Texans NFL Game Honors Local WWII Veteran!Not only did the Houston Texans win today in the game, they also had a win with their military salute and recognition today.  A local WWII veteran, Mr. James Todd Dooly was given the honor of serving as the captain of the coin toss! Mr. Dooly's granddaugh...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 3
Good morning and hello there again.  Hope this email finds you and your family doing well on this early Thursday morning.  Just wanted to wish you a:   VERY WONDERFUL HAPPY THANKSGIVING!   May your day be blessed with family and friends.  Just remember, don't fall victim to eating TOO much turkey...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 45
I had another one of those "I've seen everything moments" yesterday, and this one is really important if you list houses. A buyer called about a listing I have in my area. He asked typical questions and promised to drive by the house. Nothing unusual there. A little while later, he called again. ...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 11
 Today is a special day for me.  Not only is it Thanksgiving, but it is also my birthday and was my dad’s birthday.  Thirty years ago, I was 9 months pregnant with my daughter, Erin Bates , who I thought was going to carry on the shared same birthday tradition.  But no!  Erin is her own person an...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 75
Active Rain Meetups are Back!!I know many of you have been anxiously awaiting the news and I am delighted to share it.Last night we got the green light from our leader, and meetups will be coming soon.Now we need to decide when they will be. Some have suggested the first 2 weeks of December, some...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
Your Invited, With the collaboration of some of the most skilled new home builders in the industry we create elegant and distinctive luxury new construction homes in desirable neighborhoods of North/Central New Jersey.                   ...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
Another year, another Thanksgiving holiday upon us. Too often we just categorize BLESSINGS around the dinner table as if other things are not to be thankful for too. I have noticed throughout time life is constantly made up of gains and losses. We think of a new birth as good, a physical impedime...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 12
A bunch of people, for whatever reason, decide to board a ship for unknown lands. They hope for the best but were immediately introduced to the worse. Sick sickness, scurvy, cold, poor diets, cramped quarters, lack of exercise, hopelessness and despair all visit in quantity. At some point, and af...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 12
Black Friday  Used To Be A Negative Day   The day after Thanksgiving was originally called Black Friday because so many people were out shopping causing  traffic accidents and sometimes even violence.  The Philidelphia police named it Black Friday.  Another reference to Black Friday  was in 1951 ...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 20
Today is Thanksgiving Day 2015. A day when we reflect back on the bountiful harvest that we have been given. In this country, we all have much to be thankful for. Food, power, running water, good roadways, shelter, vehicles in good repair, clothing and the list goes on. Today, I challenge all of ...
By Valerie Tourangeau, Your Healthy Home Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
Comments 0
Arizona Parks are offering free admission on Black Friday and that’s a Black Friday deal I can wrap my checkbook around.  REI, definitely, struck a cord with it’s OPTOUTSIDE  announcement sending millions of us  outside or spending time on activities other than shopping on Black Friday.  On the h...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 41
FIRST LOVE YOURSELFHow can you be predisposed into loving others without nurturing your own being FIRST? There are works to do inside yourself before you can successfully love another being... be it two-legged or four; or with fins or scales. Have you checked your emotional, physical, physiologic...
By Dan Stewart
(Happy Grasshopper)
Comments 18
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 Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 51
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 26
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 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 18
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 Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
Thanksgiving can be transformed into a day of gratitude. What are you thankful for? I give thanks to the wisdom and stories passed down from our ancestors. I am thankful for my family and friends, I am thankful for all the challenging and fun experiences life has blessed me with. Sending blessing...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
  Today's #throwbackthursday is with a couple that Candace and I became friends with during our European trip in 2013. Andrew and Bailey became good friends of ours throughout the trip, and here we are in Myrtle Beach together. The little guy is Andrew and Bailey's son, Carter. This was such a wo...