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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 Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
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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 Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 6
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 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 Valerie Tourangeau, Your Healthy Home Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
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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 Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 6
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 Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 11
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 Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
  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...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 8
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 Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 46
What are five things  I am thankful for in my business I am going to keep this short   I am thankful for my broker Sal Palantino . He always tells me I know the right answers . Not to worry and he has faith in me .   I am thankful for the wonderful support staff  have at RE/Max  Eastern They make...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 10
It is a glimpse of the post writers life, viewpoint and understanding of how they think and operate is what a post is. It can be professional or personal  in its sharing. The personal ones dig a little deeper and have more distance to them while the professional ones function and perform. Behind ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 34
Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday, no press, just joy, good food and company. Things changed in 1981 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 19
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 Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 2
TRAVERSING LIFE IN POETRY & GLIMPSES book is now available for your poetry loving pleasure brought to you courtesy of the PEARLS for the SOUL series of books editor & Publisher Kathleen Marie Brown. Ahhh poetry. It lives within our hearts waiting to express it self and with just a little nudge or...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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 Musings 11/25/2015 Received a telephone call from Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group , Gaithersburg a nice surprise! ActiveRain provides many opportunities to connect and though writers have a voice of their own, it's really pleasant to hear ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 34
Happy Thanksgiving-Let’s Make Some Lemonade! Since 2010, I’ve tried to put a different spin on my Thanksgiving post...trying to make lemonade out of lemons.  It may be the Pollyanna glasses I often wear, however, given a choice, I always choose “happy.”Are you ready to make some lemonade?Thanksgi...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
Comments 14
This morning, Ron was up early at 6:30AM.  He sat down and wrote personal emails to our entire list of contacts.  He finished at 2:30PM with a couple of breaks and a half an hour for lunch.  With just one click,  he connected with the world at large. Today,  he traveled to the European Continent ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 10
Despite what I routinely see, caulking is not intended to be used as a filler.Caulking is a sealer!  It is a weather guard!  It can also act as a glue!But it is not putty.  It is not foam.  It is not intended for gaps or openings wider than 1/2"!  Typically the gap should not exceed 1/4".  And fo...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 20
ASK AN AMBASSADOR: How Do You Build Your Audience?When you're a blogger, you don't want to be the lone voice in the middle of the wilderness, shouting into the wind and no one to hear you.  You want to be heard.Now blog posts come in all kind of varieties, and some will attract more engagement th...