Not Wordless At All. . .

Industry Observer CalBRE #01165532

Wanderful Wednesday

Not Wordless At All. . .   


Last week, it was my reply to a comment by Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint that brought back a recent memory that I had filed under that draft section in my mind where ideas can be found


A few days earlier, Carol Williams included the same quote I had referenced as she wrote of her upcoming(now continuing) road trip across many areas of ActiveRainLand and beyond.


Rather than properly cataloging ideas/thoughts, they sometimes flounder(rather than be easily found) in that gray mass also known as my brain. You see, it was a few weeks ago as I passed through a neighborhood park and saw a sign: Wander Often, Wonder Always.


There was no credit given to the words but the sentiment stuck with me. Carol, then Mark helped in that "recovery" process. And fortunately it happens quite often. It can occur on a Wednesday or any day.



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Posted:  September 1, 2021

Posted by

Michael Jacobs


CalBRE # 01165532

P. O. Box 587

Pasadena, CA 91102

Call/Text:  818.516.4393



Comments (24)

Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Both words, wandering and wondering are wonderful words to read about on any Wednesday or any other day.  We do a lot of both with our work and love it.  Happy any day that has both as part of it. A

Sep 01, 2021 05:43 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I love that quote, Wander often, Wonder Always....  Two things that can make life more interesting. And by the way, I sometimes can't find thoughts in the files in my head either. They like to play hide and seek at times.

Enjoy your day!

Sep 01, 2021 05:50 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

 Thanks for the post and make it a great Hump Day.  Bill Salvatore

Sep 01, 2021 06:04 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 - I think I may be feeling a bit of a draft in my mind - or is that simply wind blowing through my ears?


Wayne Martin - thank you but I do worry about rambling through the brambles and becoming lost.  Of course, that could happen if one wanders too long.  Maybe wondering too much could cause that to happen as well. 


Grant Schneider - even with trying to leave a clutter-free or clutter-less life, there is still too much stuff.  



Sep 01, 2021 06:05 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Nina Hollander, Broker - my list of things to do and places to be requires paper, pen as well as pondering.  Yes, the three "P"s can't be escaped.  Or so it seems.


Ron and Alexandra Seigel - I like that.  A good way to incorporate the betterment of being.  


Kat Palmiotti - maybe I had passed by the sign for a while but it remained unnoticed until recently.  Serendipity.  Or something else?  Yes, I wonder.   😃


Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog - thank you for the comment and I hope your Wednesday is a good one too.  

Sep 01, 2021 06:14 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I like the expression on that boy's face, I can tell that he often wanders and likely always wonders!

Sep 01, 2021 06:22 AM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

You both wander and wonder in wonderful ways. 

Sep 01, 2021 07:33 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Brian England - I can't argue with that thinking.


Sharon Tara - thank you. That's kind of you to say.  

Sep 01, 2021 07:55 AM
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Michael Jacobs, I love this quote which I do often. I have so much filed in the draft which may be beneficial at times. 

Sep 01, 2021 08:41 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Michael, that was a GREAT sign you found, and perfect for YOU!   I wander and wonder A LOT! 

Sep 01, 2021 09:04 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Beth Atalay - keeping things categorized/organized can be difficult at times but the benefits when those things come together make the effort worthwhile.  


Joan Cox - had I seen the quote prior to walking on that particular path?  I wonder. . . 

Sep 01, 2021 09:15 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Michael- I do love where your mind wandered today. And I know that when you wander, wonder can not be far behind. 

Sep 01, 2021 10:27 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Kathy Streib - they often seem to work in tandem.  

Sep 01, 2021 10:59 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

I (luckily) live in an awesome place for wandering. Day trips abound in Central Florida (both north and south). I am not sure if the wandering adds to the wondering or the wondering adds to the wandering?)

Sep 01, 2021 11:00 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Many of my ideas flounder before I post them Michael Jacobs 

Sep 01, 2021 01:38 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty - it's probably difficult to have one without the other too far behind.


Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS - I am sure there are others who can easily qualify for membership in that club.  🙃

Sep 01, 2021 01:59 PM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

I wonder about who may have been the first to wander about.

Sep 01, 2021 08:18 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Michael.

While I wonder what each day will bring, I also wander down paths not yet taken by me.  Just another day taking in all the beautiful things I failed to see in my youth.

Sep 02, 2021 12:18 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Those words fit you perfectly, Michael! Your wandering walks have lead to a multitude of wondering/pondering moments!

Sep 02, 2021 05:18 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Rocky Dickerson - good question.  I remember reading the story of John Chapman(Johnny Appleseed) when I was a child.  There is something in that story that stuck with me. 


James Dray - you seem to incorporate that into each day.  Good for you.


Debe Maxwell, CRS - thank you.   The path is filled with many detours.  Fortunately and unfortunately - that's life.  

Sep 02, 2021 06:45 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS


Sep 02, 2021 07:04 AM