...took to avoid it!

Real Estate Agent with Fathom Realty Washington LLC

Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, Fathom Realty WA LLC, Kitsap & Mason County, Washington's preferred real estate Agent & Broker

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it!

Attributed to Jean de La Fontaine


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Paul S. Henderson, Residential Real Estate Broker 

Tacoma Washington 

Realtor ® BPOR, CRS, GRI, CDPE

Fathom Realty WA LLC


South Puget Sound in Washington State





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Comments (13)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Paul - sounds like the old Greek tragedy.  I can't remember the name.

Aug 12, 2022 03:45 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Ah yes, the good old days Grant Schneider 

Aug 12, 2022 09:49 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. Detours often come with beneficial surprises. Be prepared. Enjoy your day.

Aug 12, 2022 04:16 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I have always enjoyed detours Wayne Martin 

Aug 12, 2022 09:47 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

The paths that we take in life will lead us to some interesting places, some that we planned and others that we had not.

Aug 12, 2022 04:38 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That’s why we take our own paths Brian England 

Aug 12, 2022 09:46 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Now that is an interesting quote. Our destiny is determined by our actions, so I guess any road we take will lead there!

Aug 12, 2022 04:41 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I like your interpretation Kat Palmiotti 

Aug 12, 2022 09:45 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Friday morning, Paul.

Have a great day and an outstanding weekend.

Aug 12, 2022 05:47 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you Roy Kelley 

Aug 12, 2022 09:44 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Paul,

One never knows where this journey of life will take us. Often the detours we take lead us to riches beyond what we'd hoped for. 

Aug 12, 2022 06:05 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I agree Dorie Dillard Austin TX 

Aug 12, 2022 09:41 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - like detours of all kinds, unintended consequences are a part of everyday life.  

Aug 12, 2022 06:11 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That’s what makes tomorrow so exciting 

Michael Jacobs 

Aug 12, 2022 09:40 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Paul and this happens a lot to us when traveling.  Hope you have lots of plans for this weekend.


Aug 12, 2022 07:33 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Lots to do and see about Will Hamm 

Aug 12, 2022 09:38 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Mesmerizing photo Paul- where we travel and end up must be where we were destined be if you believe that we do have control of our actions

Aug 12, 2022 09:09 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I’ll take my show on the road anytime Kathy Streib 

Aug 12, 2022 09:35 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Paul I call this taking the 'scenic route'. Been doing it all my life.  As beautiful a route as your photograph!

Aug 12, 2022 09:48 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

You have to have your camera all the time Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker 

Aug 12, 2022 09:33 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Paul, I cannot see the edges of that road, scary, one wrong turn.....

Aug 12, 2022 10:09 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

It was mystical Joan Cox 

Aug 12, 2022 09:31 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

That photo is the perfect image to accompany this post. . .It looks like the road to destiny!

Aug 12, 2022 02:05 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

It is special to me also Myrl Jeffcoat 

Aug 12, 2022 09:21 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Paul, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Aug 12, 2022 02:06 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you my friend Myrl Jeffcoat 

Aug 12, 2022 09:20 PM