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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Advantage South
My blog focuses on the Birmingham area real estate market, including stories about people, places, things to do, tips for consumers and real estate professionals.



This is a hard one for me.  Does anyone else find this challenging? I can stretch myself and do things that aren't comfortable........I know I must in order to grow and succeed.  I know that personal growth depends on pushing your boundaries, and often that push needs to come from someone besides...
Have you ever tried to write a brief, concise description about who you are, what you do and why you are good at it?     I have, without being very pleased with the results. There's a website that can help you with that: It's called 15 Second Pitch, and if you click on the Pitch Wizard, it will w...
Well folks, it is our last night at the beach, the Alabama Governor's Health & Safety Conference is coming to a close, and it is our last night to entertain visitors at the famous Flora-Bama. It's one of those traditions that is a part of visiting this area of the beach.  The Flora-Bama, as it's ...
Arriving in Orange Beach Friday afternoon, we kept a close eye on the weather.  Fay was slowly but surely headed our way.   So what do you do at the beach when the weather is disagreeable? I like to eat! The first night we went to one of my favorite places to dine - Cafe Grazie.  I always enjoy e...
Here is a picture of Little Kitty enjoying a relaxing moment.  It won't last for long.  He will soon be compelled to spring into action to discipline one of our other cats; Hairy Thunderpaws or Phoebe.  He likes to stir up fun with those two, particularly when they are minding their own business....
Some of those programs about animals and nature are hard for me to watch.  I enjoy them until they have to go and include the part that rips my heart nature, animals die.  Can't they just leave that part out?  I know they have to die, but I'd rather not watch it.  I was enjoying Marc...
As we do every year, my husband Mike and I are heading south to Orange Beach for the Alabama Governor's Health & Safety Conference, an event put on by the University of Alabama for continuing studies. We have a great time!  He works during the day, and I play!  We get to hang out with friends tha...
I have been feeding a family of cats in my garage for some time now.  The mama kitty had kittens and I had her spayed so THAT won't happen again.  Three of the kittens still make our garage their primary dining and sleeping residence, and we have names for all of them.  Actually they haven't been...
Homeowners in the IVY BROOK subdivision of PELHAM, AL have a new addition to the entrance into the neighborhood! The Ivy Brook Homeowners Association has installed a new security camera at the entrance to the subdivision.  The camera was installed to provide an extra measure of security for the h...
My favorite way to start my day is a three mile walk around the lake at Joe Tucker Park in Helena.  I enjoy the exercise but I particularly enjoy the entertainment provided by the local wildlife!  Here are a few photos....... Helena was voted by CNN Money Magazine as one of the Top 100 Best Place...

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