Got REAL ESTATE? Most of us do, but with todays fads, new trends and ever changing technology; who has time to keep up with All of the latest? I know I sometimes find myself fanticizing about the early years of calling card file boxes for follow up and remember the all so woderful transition into Palm Pilots, ( still have mine in a drawer if forgotten toys), Now advanced follow up programs to keep up with our clients, now facebook to say Happy birthdays, etc. Have we All lost our ability to be REAL in our real estate businesses? I miss the days of just being face to face with those who still appreciate and remember me, maybe the sacrifices I made of my own family time to help them are not known to them; but many of us know we pour our hearts into our clients, sometimes to our detriment. Because we want to see others achieve their home oewnership goals and dreams. I have learned through the years to still give my heart, but to guard my family time; after I lost my husband of 31 years. I write this to warn you to not let technology rob you of the precious time with your families in present days. Technology demands your time and entices us to spend wasted time, when we need to see each other face to face, hear a voice, not a text. and re connect with life and those we love and appreciate. I am a bit old fashioned and older than most. I remember even in the 80's and 90's. Connection without phones... A time of a more simple life without the demands that technology has imposed upon us. Technology has made society rude, impatient. We all need to put our phones down and gather around the dinner table again ( without our phones) and re- connect with life.