As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.
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"Do not mistake activity for progress."I hear so many people in the real estate business say they are really "busy" these days. I often wonder what that actually means. The thesaurus indicates the word busy is comparable to: "having a great deal to do", "occupied", "engaged", "involved", "hard a...
"Life is short. The world is wide. I want to make some memories."-Young DonnaI'm usually a bit leery of sequels because they rarely live up to the original. Since I'm a big fan of Abba music, I figured I couldn't go wrong with Mama Mia! Here We Go Again. Although there are many inconsistencies ...
"Focus on being productive rather than busy." I always enjoy putting together my weekly round-up. It is sort of a productivity check for me. In case you're interested, here they are: Testimonial Tuesday: The Good Life (A Magazine) "Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive." The Count...
"Never underestimate the value of having fun." -Randy Pausch On Thursday afternoon my best friend, from across the state, came for a long weekend of fun in the sun. On Thursday evening we stayed in, grilled some burgers and sat out in the courtyard and chatted with wine in hand. Friday was a fu...
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore. I'm always o...
"Most people say it takes confidence to succeed. For me, it happened in the reverse order."- Carol WilliamsLast week I posted a picture of a dress I knitted when I was in High School. Some of you indicated you'd be interested in seeing some of my other creations so this week I'm going right to ...
"Life is about making an impact, not an income."This post by Myrl Jeffcoat got me to thinking about the value of our ActiveRain Blogs:The Importance of Remembering Your Digital Estate My parents died without a Last Will & Testament when I was a young child. I have been painfully aware of the...
Tic-toc-tic-toc. The countdown begins... NOW!Whoo Hoo! August 2018 is the month I will become a millionaire on ActiveRain. As of yesterday morning (Tuesday) I was exactly 10,000 points shy of that milestone.I'm not sure why this is such a big deal. It's not like I can spend my points. I guess it...