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2008 

That is my opinion of house speaker Nancy Pelosi.  She comes from the most liberal area of the country, San Fransisco.  Or as I have heard one person call it San Fransicko.  These ultra liberals hate this country and blame it for the worlds woes.  How many people do you know leaving this country ...
09/29/2008
The Louisiana MS Bike 150 Tour kicks off next Saturday.  For two days bike riders will pedal their way for 150 miles.  All of this is done for funding research for MS.  I have already made my donation, how about you?  If you know someone who suffers from this disease then you know first hand how ...
09/28/2008
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No doubt if the media is in love with you, you can do no wrong.  USC was picked to play in the BCS game next January because no one was going to beat them.  This despite never being able to run a mediocre conference.  I would love to see them play in the SEC just one year.  On the other hand ther...
09/26/2008
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One thing I have always believed is that one person who this home suits.  In other words for every house there is a person who will like it.  Imagine my pain when a listing I have turned down a client from viewing today.  I have had quite a few people view this house.  All but one have liked the ...
09/26/2008
Finally after two long years the Fremaux Short Cut interchange has opened in Slidell.  Katrina delayed this project for a year.  Seems the contractor moved at a snails pace once started.  This interchange is right next to the Billion Dollar Fremaux project that is under construction at this time....
09/26/2008
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You know it's football season when the kids from area schools strike the homes of other school mates.  They call it White Wednesday the week of homecoming.  I think this may be the same ones who stole Realtors signs and placed them on my property earlier this year.  I know I was to good in my you...
09/25/2008
Here is a picture of my most recent fishing trip in Reggio in St. Bernard Parish.  Located about twenty miles from downtown Louisiana.  We had to fight a strong East wind that was pushing up the tides.  I think about two feet above normal.  The fish are in the marsh thanks to the recent storms.  ...
09/25/2008
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Bond money is avalaible again for moderate income families in Southeast Louisiana.  This includes St. Tammany Parish and Slidell, Pearl River and Lacombe.  This is only for first time buyers not for refinancing or previous homeowners.  One can call 866-310-7971 of visit the web site for more info...
09/21/2008
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Ask anyone who knows me patience isn't one of my virtues.  I am a nervous hyper individual.  I try to stay still when talking to clients so not to make them nervous.  Definitely something I have to work at. Point today my wife is doing a 500 piece jigsaw puzzle.  She says it's relaxing.  I say it...
09/21/2008
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I know how everyone loves to bitch about the insurance companies denying claims.  I have another twist here for you.  When I came back home after hurricane Gustav we were without electricity for over a day.  Rather than take a chance I threw out all the food in my freezer and refrigerator.  I did...
09/15/2008
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