Can an Oil Spill be Beautiful? Perspective changing in 2011.

Real Estate Agent with Vision Real Estate LLC


This image is of a small oil spill in my neighborhood that my daughter and I found one day while out for a walk.  We live in the Lake Garda area in Farmington Ct, where homes are perched on hills overlooking a wonderful lake.  There are often cars parked on the street on one of the roads that we walk on, one of them has left this oill spill  What beautiful colors and pattern it makes.  It resembles a sunburst or a glowing ball of fire perhaps.  How can something so nasty (oil) leave such a pretty and impressionable image on the ground?

This year is all about Perspective Changes.  I don't believe in New Year's Resolutions, as they often getter watered down or thrown out by tax season.  Rather, I believe in changes in perspective.  A phrase written b Author Chip St Claire, states "things don't change, but your perspective does". 

This year has been tough on many folks out there.  Tough on homeowner in the housing crisis, on Realtors who are still surviving in this market, tough on folks who lost their jobs and had to make huge adjustments.  I challenge everyone during these tough times to change their perspective on their current situation.  It may not make things better right away or sold the problem, but it just might make living day to day a bit easier. 

As a Realtor, I have to change the way I am approaching my business.  How can I get more listings that may be going to other Agencies?  How can I get more Buyers who aren't working with me yet?  I don't have the answers yet, but I plan on focusing on my business to make some perspective changes in the New Year.  Good luck and have a safe and happy 2011!

Comments (4)

Fernando Herboso - Associate Broker MD, & VA
Maxus Realty Group of Samson Properties - Clarksburg, MD
301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA

That is a future hole in the asphalt. . but great perception. 

Jan 02, 2011 11:34 PM
Julie Nearing
Vision Real Estate LLC - Farmington, CT

I will keep my eye on it and when a hole forms, I will post a pic of it and write how my perspective is still changing!

Jan 02, 2011 11:39 PM
James Quarello
JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC - Wallingford, CT
Connecticut Home Inspector

I'm with you regarding resolutions. I wrote something similar a few days ago. I agree with the thought about changes in perspective. I believe society needs a change in perspective, which I think is happening to some extent. Like the photo.

Jan 02, 2011 11:40 PM
Carolyn Dionne
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc - Manchester, CT
Connecticut Mortgages: FHA, VA, 203K, USDA & More!

That is so true!  And what a pretty picture!

Jan 03, 2011 06:25 AM