Nobody But Me ~ Things You Might Need to Know About Someday

By
Real Estate Agent with Florida Supreme Realty SL514814

After reading through many of the entries in Kathy Strieb's Challenge this great old song came to mind. Life is far too short to sit around complaining or being negative all of the time. I see and talk to people a lot in this industry, agents and customers alike who are struggling to get rid of stress. It's not a magic pill type of disorder it's your state of mind. Think negative and you'll become negative, it's that simple. Positive attitudes trump negative ones at every juncture. You just have to allow its entry into your soul. How you accomplish this is daunting at first but I'm going to give you the first step here thanks to YouTube, ActiveRain and Kathy Strieb! Here's a snippet from The Office to get you started

Now, the boring part of the Challenge

About Me

Age:  Sexagenarian

Best Trait:  excellent Backseat Driver

Biggest Fear:  Not being able to help someone in need

Favorite Time of the Year:  Summertime

Favorite Alcohol Drink: VO on the rocks, especially @Happy Hour

                                              Cabernet, not too dry and a bit fruity

                                              A "Stinger" 50/50 mix makes a great dessert

Favorite non-Alcohol Drink:  Diet Snapple Red Raspberry Tea, Kona Coffee

Early Bird or Night Owl:  Depends on the company

Favorite Song:  Born on the Bayou by CCR

Ghosts, real or not:  Oh yeah, they're real

Hometown:  Haverford, PA

In Love with: Vicki

Favorite Holiday Song:  Brenda Lee, Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

Favorite Movie:  The Time Machine (1960) runner up Ben Hur w/ Charlton Heston

Last Time You Felt Happy:  Now, no Now, Now

Number of Siblings:  Caught between two brothers

One Wish:  Cancer disappears

Person Called Most Frequently: The Better Half

Question You're Always Asked:  Are you effing kidding me?

Reason to Smile:  I'm still here

Song Last Sung:  Spill the Wine

Favorite Toy(s):  tie between Vette & Jet Boat, both are gone

Underwear Color:  Light brown is best but any will do

Favorite Color:  Green

Worst Habit:  being too particular, so I'm told

Favorite Room / Space:  Lanai

Favorite Food:  Filet Mignon w/ bearnaise sauce

Favorite Food:  Whole Steamed Lobster 

Favorite Food:  Broiled Scallops

 Zodiac Sign:  Scorpio

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Comments (10)

Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I didn't know Kathy had started this challenge- I am a 66 year old Scorpio -who likes red wine- siblings from separate mothers? 

Dec 12, 2018 06:45 PM
Kevin J. May

Lise, I wish I could provide you her original link but canmot find it at the moment. I believe she wanted our posts in the comments there. No points, it's all for fun! Haven't met a Scorpio who doesn't like red wine BTW.

Dec 12, 2018 06:52 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm

Lise Howe here is a link to Kathy Streib 's post. CLICK HERE


 

Dec 12, 2018 07:32 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

A fun read Kevin J. May . BTW my very 1st LP was CCR and I love Brenda Lee's "I'm Gonna Lasso Santa Clause". 

Dec 12, 2018 07:27 PM
Kevin J. May

Green River was my first album and their 3rd. Thanks for that link "RealMan" it's new to me. At 9 years old "Little" Brenda Lee had some pipes!

Dec 12, 2018 08:18 PM
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Good evening 

Thank you for sharing your information with us Kevin J. May 

Have a great day.

12/12/2018. 

Dec 12, 2018 09:13 PM
Kevin J. May

It was fun Anthony, THX

Dec 12, 2018 09:34 PM
Dorte Engel
RE/MAX Leading Edge - Bowie, MD
ABC - Annapolis, Bowie, Crofton & rest of Maryland

Dear Kevin,

Looks like you have a very relaxed kitty to keep you company. I hope your cancer disappears too. Sucks to have it.

Dec 12, 2018 10:12 PM
Kevin J. May

Sinatra had his picture taken at rest because while awake the focus would be impossible. He passed a few years back. Regarding cancer, that answer was not for my sake but for the 17,000,000 people it affects each year. Thank you Dorte!

Dec 13, 2018 01:39 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kevin, very funny and needless to say some of the serious ones I even agree with, such as getting rid of the C word...Endre

Dec 12, 2018 11:01 PM
Kevin J. May

I could not survive a day without some jesting Endre although we all could make do without cancer. It has surrounded me as long as I can remember and has certainly outstayed its prevalence in the World!

Dec 13, 2018 01:49 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Kevin, I've put these details away in my mind, just in case I ever need them. Love the back seat driver trait! That really made me laugh.  I've been a bit gobsmacked by how may people say Brenda Lee's Rocking Around the Christmas Tree was their favorite holiday song. That must be why they play it so often on the Christmas music channel here in Charlotte!

Dec 13, 2018 05:10 AM
Kevin J. May

I believe it has been on Billboard's Top 100 Christmas songs since 1960 and peaked at #3 in '65 even though originally released in 1958 then again in 1959. Brenda Lee's popularity kicked into gear in '60 which could explain things.

Dec 13, 2018 06:07 AM
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Kevin. I like you attitude and agree. Be happy or not: you choose.

Dec 13, 2018 05:29 AM
Kevin J. May

At times I believe some people have lost the ability to be happy. There's enough negativity already and no need to add into it.

Dec 13, 2018 05:46 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Your posts are always so much fun to read and I really enjoyed getting to know more about you!  Do you hang out with any ghosts?

Dec 13, 2018 09:32 AM
Kevin J. May

I have had three instances where I believe ghosts visited me. Twice in PA and once in Stone Harbor, NJ. None since my 28th birthday although I could hang out with them I think if the opportunity arises. 

Dec 13, 2018 10:00 AM
Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
Contract Mortgage Processor, licensed in WA

Thank you for the laughs Kevin. I am still laughing about your best trait! And I agree with you on your favorite foods - YUM!

Dec 13, 2018 12:03 PM
Kevin J. May

It's not easy being me Libby! Finally another Beef Eater, thought extinction was inevitable.

Dec 13, 2018 02:30 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Kevin- thank you so much for sharing with us!!! I love your dry sense of humor!!

You know what's funny is...even though I said The Christmas Song is my favorite holiday song, I usually end up humming or singing Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree! I'm also laughing at you being a back seat driver!!!  

Dec 13, 2018 05:19 PM
Kevin J. May

You are welcome Kathy. this was fun even though some exposure was needed. It's not a place I usually venture to. Who is the artist and version of The Christmas Song you like? Nat King Cole or The Raveonettes 

Dec 13, 2018 07:13 PM