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2011 

I'll take the Can-it-Get-Any-Sillier category, Alex for 1000. The Feds RAIDED the factories of Gibson (no relation) guitar as well as their offices in Nashville and Memphis.  They are looking for ENDANGERED wood.  Gibson CEO indicates that the wood is from a Forest Stewardship Council certified s...
08/26/2011
Unless you have not read the sports page of USAToday in a month, you may not know that IndyCar racing driver, Danica Patrick, is coming to NASCAR FULL TIME in 2012 She has been running a limited schedule of NASCAR Nationwide races for JR Motorsports with the "old man" Tony Eury Sr (The Intemidato...
08/26/2011
This dovetails nicely with a recent EMAIL SNOB post.  IMHO * having LESS e-mail to give out - over the phone or in a communication is BETTER.  Hard to spell names and catchy domains often have to be repeated.  @aol @gmail @hotmail are EASY to remember so concentrating on giving out the FIRST port...
08/25/2011
With the media OVER reaction to the earthquake in Central Virginia yesterday, I am getting calls and e-mail from my owner clients asking me about their local rental property. ALL * I repeat ALL of the calls are from owners who have actually lived at the property that is now being rented.  This sh...
08/24/2011
Virginia has several tax holidays; however, merchants rarely publicize them and the only other medium for alerting the buying public is state and local websites. No one likes sales tax, especially on big ticket items. When you're buying a car, computer, or major appliance, suddenly five or six pe...
08/24/2011
Their website has a countdown clock like the one I LOVE that counts down the day to the Daytona 500 each February.  This clock is counting down the days until the Martha Jefferson Hospital moves from it's OLD  Locust Avenue location in downtown Charlottesville to their BEAUTIFUL new campus on Pan...
08/24/2011
I'll take I-DON'T-NEED-NO-STINKING-LICENSE!, Alex for 1000...... NASCAR driver and 2011 Sprint Cup POINTS LEADER * Kyle "Rowdy" Busch has lost his NC license to drive - on REGULAR ROADS. Busch was fined $1,000 and his driver's license was suspented for 45 days FOR DRIVING 128MPH in a 45mph zone o...
08/24/2011
  I no longer take properties to rent with home warrenty/service contracts on them.  As a professional property manager, I have LOCAL service personnel who give me GREAT prices and treat my residents with RESPECT!......these are MORE important than the prospect of saving a few pennies Homeowners:...
08/23/2011
I received a phone call yesterday while I was doing my LAST resident check-out inspection of the season....WHEW!  When I listened to the call, the owner had just vacated a 2-year-old townhouse 2 min from my office and his real estate agent had suggested that he call me.  He also indicated he had ...
08/23/2011
I'm all for his GETTING, HOLDING and KEEPING the Kennedy Seat in the US Senate.  If I remember correctly his election was the TIP of the SPEAR in the start of the REAL CHANGE after the 2008 election.   I was invited to a reception for Scott Brown last Friday.  He was there for almost two hours. ...
08/22/2011
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