Mike's Greater Athens Area Blog and Then Some

Real Estate Agent - Lanier Partners
Life & Real Estate in and Around Athens Ga.



A month or so ago, someone, I don't remember who, shared the use of the control key in combination with a number key to change the appearance of your text without going into html edit mode. Since then I have been using it often. However, today I used it on a localism post. The post on active rain...
Baklava, spanakopeta, gyros, pastitsio, tzatziki! Makes my mouth water. Couple that with a little Greek music, some  Greek dancing and you start feeling like Zorba! (ok, am I showing my age?) You can get all this, plus lessons on iconography as well as shop at market stalls all at the: 11th Annua...
Years ago I dabbled a bit in N-scale model railroading. I had put together a couple of layouts that were always under construction (somewhat like my website). Because of circumstances, the layouts and the trains went seperate directions than I did. A couple of weeks ago I walked into a hobby shop...
And your to blame, Simon Conway, real estate and political savant, sometime radio personality, brand new citizen and a pretty interesting guy all around. He is also one not to let a good deed (or any deed for that matter) go unpunished so he tagged me with this Cheaper than Therapy Meme. Contrary...
Everybody talks about the weather. And it appears that everybody is talking about real estate. Right now, the big story in the weather is tropical storm Fay. Right now the big story in real estate is how terrible the market is. But that is where the similarity ends. Yes, everybody is talking abou...
To Be 6 Again... A man was sitting on the edge of the bed, observing his wife, looking at herself in the mirror. Since her birthday was not far off he asked what she'd like to have for her Birthday. 'I'd like to be six again', she replied, still looking in the mirror. On the morning of her Birthd...
A woman reporter was shot at and hit while reporting from the front in Georgia. She is amazing, the epitomy of grace under pressure. Many men and women trained for this don't react with the calm that she did. I have been under fire. It is one thing to be able to shoot back, it is another thing co...
I have been working with some buyers who wanted to get a great home from a builder. The builder will accept trades for some of his homes. These buyers wanted to use their home as a trade. These buyers are an older couple. They were under the impression that their home had appraised for $275,000. ...
  Please join me in welcoming The Loyd Lindsey team to Active Rain. Barbara is the team leader and is known as "The Land Lady" and has 23 years of experience in the profession. Emmet Loyd - Barbara's husband and team assistant. Worked for Ma Bell and has been in real estate for 2 years now. Linc...
  Just a few miles and a few minutes from downtown Athens and the University of Georgia is the quiet neighborhood of St. Charles. Executive homes of quality construction lie on attractively landscape lots. The homes are from 2500 to over 4000 square feet and sit on lots from just under an acre t...

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