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Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179


To everyone who is calling for stricter gun laws in light of the tragedy in Tucson, may I offer this little tidbit: If guns kill people, then pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk, and spoons make people fat! Remember: Hold the person accountable for their actions, not the means they chose to utilize!!!

"Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed."

Dear God, My prayer for 2011 is a fat bank account and a thin body. Please don't mix these up like you did last year. Amen




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Comments (12)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

James you make a good point, it is so easy to get things wrong. Like you, I guess you qualify, I ended last yaer hoping for a thinner body and fat bank account. Somehow things got confusing and my bank account is a bit thinner and my body, you guessed it, a bit fatter!

Sep 29, 2011 12:18 AM
Don Barrett
Integrity Real Estate Services - Idabel, OK

Interesting reading this morning, and so funny.  More than one chuckle in this one.

Sep 29, 2011 12:31 AM
Scott Fogleman
New Home Team 804-573-9592 - Richmond, VA
Greater Good Group

I really enjoyed the prayer....very funny...

Sep 29, 2011 12:38 AM
Clint Mckie
Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections - Carlsbad, NM
Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586

Hi James,

Poeple kill poeple, not guns. If we got rid of everything that killed people, there would be nothing left to eat or use in everyday life.

Have a great day in N.W. Arkansas.

Best, Clint McKie 

Sep 29, 2011 12:57 AM
Diane Grady
Endless Summer Realty - Saint Augustine, FL

That is just great. Love the prayer!!! What a great post and how very true. Everyone has their expectations which have absolutely nothing to do with reality!! Thank you for sharing this today. I will remember and share it with others!

Sep 29, 2011 01:11 AM
Fred Hernden, CMI
Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area - Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque area Master Inspector

Amen! And three hail Marys to you my friend!!

Sep 29, 2011 02:28 AM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Cute.  As a Texas gal, we treasure our gun rights.  Don't mess with us.  :)

Sep 29, 2011 03:11 AM
Keith Gilkey
Re/Max Chesapeake - Elkton, MD
410-920-7214, Re/Max Chesapeake

James Great post! I really like the prayer, I am going to use it every day because mine is mixed up now!

Sep 29, 2011 03:44 AM
Randi Brammer
Randi Brammer, Acctg. - Hinckley, MN
Accountant & Tax Preparer

Very true words.  We have trouble holding people accountable.  WE always seam to need an excuse!

Sep 29, 2011 05:31 AM
Than Maynard
Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma - Purcell, OK
Broker - Licensed to List & Sell - 405-990-8862

Just passed my concealed carry class and now waiting on the feds to approve me. I don't plan on shooting anyone, but I travel to some interesting areas and feel the protection is necessary.

I don't expect my gun to jump out of its holster and starting shooting all by itself. I believe that a person would be required to make some sort of action.

Sep 29, 2011 05:32 AM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives


It takes a wise man to look at a situation without jumping the gun (no pun intended). Your ability to analyze the situation without overreacting and illustrating logical thinking is to be applauded

Sep 29, 2011 09:33 AM
Conrad Allen
Re/Max Professional Associates - Webster, MA
Webster, Ma, Realtor

Hi James - I think it is 50,000 people who are killed each year in car accidents.  Should we ban cars?

Sep 29, 2011 01:36 PM