Not Another MEME! 7 Things you may not know about ME

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with LKN Realty, LLC 242267

 

Zach hanging out

Thanks to Terry Westbrook I have found myself once again trying to think of clever or shocking this to share about myself with you.  I must admit I already covered a lot of it: My MEME is all over the map!

Well, here goes:

Seven things you may not know about....Diane Aurit

  1. My daughter is my soul mate.  We have an incredible closeness that is hard to explain and it's been this way since birth.
  2. I love cats, all cats.  We have 5, 4 of which are Bengals which is a man-created breed using an Asian Leopard cat and a domestic cat.  They are so cool.  Zach, above, weights about 20 pounds and he is not quite a year old.
  3. I almost didn't continue my real estate career when we moved to Lake Norman NC in 2005.  I really wanted to work in the non-profit sector but realized I was better at making money in real estate and volunteering my time.  I dreaded going back to the basics, starting over.  It wasn't until I discovered blogging that I started to enjoy real estate again.
  4. I am a bit OCD...I used to be worse.  I am extremely organized and if I had time would have everything around me perfectly clean etc.  I have let go of this a bit over the years.
  5. My mood is greatly impacted by the weather.  I thrive on a sunny day but too many rainy days takes away my energy.
  6. I do my best thinking while gardening or better yet while at the beach looking out at the ocean.  I love my garden here but do miss the ocean quite a bit.  I used to roller blade in the mornings on the beach in Santa Monica...it always lifted my spirits and it was so much fun skating fast...such a high!
  7. Okay, this one is truly embarrassing...I have quite a Beanie Baby Collection:(.  My son worked at a toy store during their peak and I thought they were a great investment...anyone want a 3rd Generation Teddy Bear?

Okay, that's it for now.

Since I don't know who hasn't done one of these MEME's...seven of you please go ahead and accept my invitation to write one!

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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
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Diane - well this was fun to read. We actually have a couple of beanie babeis ourselves. Hope you have a wonderful holiday (sure hope I don;t get memed again - I am really tired of them).

Jeff

Dec 29, 2008 01:08 AM #1
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Midori Miller
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I enjoyed this and can relate to the weather!  Its been really nice...and so have I...I've been a bit under the weather emotionally and I do blame it on the cold!  Diane I just wanted to thank you for being so supportive throughout the year and wishing you and yours a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Dec 29, 2008 01:24 AM #2
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Terry & Bonnie Westbrook
Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner - Grand Rapids, MI
Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re

Diane: Thanks for the MEME I know they can be a pain but it is as great way to get to know each other better.

Dec 29, 2008 02:04 AM #3
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Respect Realty LLC
Respect Realty LLC - Milwaukie, OR
Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate

Two things, if affected by bad weather, don't move to Oregon and the other is a Beanie Baby collection? Maybe you can give away a few as closing gifts, so you can get your house back.

Great MeMe though, we did certainly learn some new things about you that we didn't know and that is what the MeMe is all about.

Todd Clark, Helping Families Home - www.IFoundYourNewHome.com

Dec 29, 2008 02:17 AM #4
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Susie Blackmon
Ocala, FL
Ocala, Horses, Western Wear, Horse Farms, Marketing

I just want one of those cats! Beautiful!! Bring your organized self over here and help me straighten up my home/office!

Dec 29, 2008 06:07 AM #5
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Susan Trombley
Trombley Real Estate - Wake Forest, NC
Broker/Realtor, Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest, Youngs

Diane,

Looks like you had a blast writing this one.

I love the cats. I am a cat lover and own none, my husband in highly allergic to them. So, I just pet the neighbors cats.

Dec 29, 2008 11:59 AM #6
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Kate Elim
Dockside Realty - Spotsylvania, VA
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Hi Diane...Glad I saw this.  It was a fun read and now we know seven more things about you.

It also reminded me that I had been tagged (twice) recently and need to do another one.

Happy New Year and I'm so glad I've "met" you.  You are one of my raindrops.

Kate

Dec 31, 2008 07:43 AM #7
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Ginger Sala
Wilkinson & Associates, Wilmington NC - Wilmington, NC
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Diane, Enjoyed getting to know you better. Like you, I am very weather sensitive. Livng in NC is sooo much better than my previous Norteastern abodes. So glad you decided to stick with the RE career. The rollerbading surprised me! Can't picture that! That's something I have never tried...

If  you need to work off some OCD come on over... I've got a few sock drawers you could work on!

Dec 31, 2008 08:40 AM #8
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Bonnie & Terry Westbrook
Westbrook Realty - Ada, MI
Grand Rapids MI Real Estate

I enjoyed reading your meme, Diane. The cats are striking!  I have a really close bond with my daughter, too. So glad I can stay in touch here on AR....have a very happy 2009.  I think it is going to be a great year!!

Jan 01, 2009 05:24 AM #9
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Diane Aurit
LKN Realty, LLC - Mooresville, NC
Lake Norman Real Estate

Thanks everyone!  I'm sorry I didn't come back and comment sooner but I deeply appreciate your support!

Jan 05, 2009 07:33 AM #10
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