Oh Active Rain, How I Have Missed You

Real Estate Agent with Cummings & Co. Realtors

It's been a little while since I have really spent time on here. It wasn't intentional. And no, AR, it wasn't you, it was me.

We get caught up in our buyer and seller meetings, negotiations, and additionally in my case, illness, kiddo, vacation, my outside blog & website, and then the Real Estate Barcamp that is coming up in a few weeks.

But then, there is that draw. I get sucked back in right away.


There are SO many people on here with SO much knowledge, and they are willing to share. I learn so much every time I am on here. I think that is why sometimes I need to step away. All of these ideas, thoughts, ways to work on my business -- I want to do them all, but can only do so much. Sometimes I feel left in the dust by the professionals on here because they do what I WISH to.

But I can't stay away, because I NEED to learn. I WANT to better myself and the services I offer my clients. And this is the place that gives it to me.

So, sorry, AR, for neglecting you for a bit. I know many others haven't so you didn't miss me. But I assure you, I missed you.

Comments (15)

Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Welcome back.. I think most of us have times when "life" just takes priorty for a while.

Aug 25, 2009 01:30 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Welcome back. We find that localisms bring buyer calls. Can't afford not to be blogging. Best wishes for continued success.

Aug 25, 2009 01:33 AM
Marney Kirk
Cummings & Co. Realtors - Towson, MD
Towson, Maryland Real Estate

Thanks Joan!

Roy, you are right -- we have to blog!

Aug 25, 2009 02:14 AM
Steve Merson 512 412 1621
Keller Williams Realty - Austin, TX

Hi Marney,

I haven't been on here as often as i should have but now I'm mking a point of it. You can learn so much from other peoples knowledge.......and it's fun too!!!  LOL

Aug 25, 2009 05:23 AM
Steve Shatsky
Dallas, TX

Hi Marney... we've missed you!  It's OK to take a break from time to time, just remember to come back to us when you're ready! :)

Aug 25, 2009 06:18 AM
JL Boney, III
Coldwell Banker - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

Sounds like you have been pretty busy here lately, but it's good to see that you have managed to rejoin the crowd for a while.

Aug 25, 2009 06:21 AM
Marney Kirk
Cummings & Co. Realtors - Towson, MD
Towson, Maryland Real Estate

Steve M -- I'll check out your blog!

Steve S! Thanks for the warm welcome back!

JL yes I need to be on here much more often. Looking forward to it. Thanks!

Aug 25, 2009 10:36 AM
Debbie Walsh
Shahar Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

Glad to see ya back Marney!  How is your dad?


Aug 25, 2009 12:30 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Marney, we all need a break from AR sometmes.  But, it is really hard especially when you are addicted like me.  Welcome back...

Aug 26, 2009 07:25 AM
Marney Kirk
Cummings & Co. Realtors - Towson, MD
Towson, Maryland Real Estate

Thanks, Debra!
Rebecca, you are right. And the addiction comes back on very quickly and very strongly! :-) Thanks!

Aug 26, 2009 07:35 AM
Sandy Shores FL Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate
M & M Realty of Brevard Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast

Marney, So glad to have you back!  There are so many great reasons to be here on Active Rain.  We meet so many great people, build those relationships, we learn so much, and we meet new clients here. You can't get any better than all that!

Aug 27, 2009 01:33 AM
Marney Kirk
Cummings & Co. Realtors - Towson, MD
Towson, Maryland Real Estate

Hi Sandy! Thanks! You are absolutely right!

Aug 30, 2009 11:03 AM
Todd Clark
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
Principle Broker Oregon

I see it has been over a week since you posted... I'll be the person to say "Hey, don't let your time on Activerain go away for such a long time again" Each day you are away from Activerain could mean business is also passing you by.

Todd Clark - www.LivingBeaverton.com

Sep 06, 2009 01:36 AM
Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro

Marney, It is so easy to get busy and in to other things.  It is always good to know that AR is waiting when we are ready though.

Sep 06, 2009 01:52 PM
Marney Kirk
Cummings & Co. Realtors - Towson, MD
Towson, Maryland Real Estate

Thank you, Todd, you are right. I have been here, reading and learning, though! :-)

Marchel, thank you for stopping by, and it really is good to know that AR is ready and waiting for us to come learn!!!

Sep 08, 2009 11:17 PM

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