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I took a day off, yesterday (well, except for a handful of phone calls).. and spent the afternoon with my sister at a local casino.I know, I know... I"m going for a long ride in a hand-basketI'm a casual gambler.  I put the monies I'm willing to risk in my left pocket and my winnings in my right ...
09/18/2022
I used a term recently, and the person I was talking had never heard it.  So I thought I'd share.We were discussing the food at a local breakfast restaurant, and I told them that "the omelette is served with a monkey-dish of cognac sauce that you pour over the omelette.  It's so delicious".She as...
09/11/2022
You've all seen them.  Many of you have even tried them.  And almost all of you have been frustrated beyond belief.You know the tik toks, and youtubes that show you how to fold a fitted sheet, right?I used to just kinda crumble them into a randomly shaped ball, until it slightly resembled somethi...
09/07/2022
I was living in northern Israel on a kibbutz (a communal farming community).  We had a lot of different ventures on the kibbutz including orchards (apples, lemons, grapefruit, almonds and quinces), cotton fields, dairy farm (with a herd of over 500 milking cows, and 1 very luck bull), chicken coo...
08/16/2022
I'm up for a good challenge.  What they hay!  Here is my entry for our August Challenge.1.  We all go on vacation to get away from it all and have a great time, but I want to know, what vacation day was your worst? My worst (and best) vacation day is the last day of any vacation.  It means the va...
08/16/2022
I have a very active listing, at the moment.  I accompany all showing, and in the last three and a half days we've had 28 showings.  I'm exhausted.Because we've been so active, I don't follow everyone through the entire house (as long as they're accompanied by their own agent).In between showings...
08/14/2022
I had a call, yesterday, from an agent who asked to have his client view my new listing.  We set an appointment for Sunday.Today, I had a call from the very same agent ... he asked if I would be willing to show the property to his clients ... and he would not attend.  While I currently am accompa...
08/12/2022
Okay.  Not everyone wants to pay for professional photographs. I disagree with that decision, but I understand it.  Some agents are pretty good with their cellphones, and can take a decent shot.In this instance, however, the agent is listing a two bedroom, two bath condo in downtown Evanston, for...
05/30/2022
Cathy Streib and Carol Williams are throwing a May Active Rain Challenge. I, of course, had to turn it into an Alan May Active Rain Challenge.  Here is mine. What was your first job?  My very first paying job was delivering papers.  I had two routes where I delivered about 200 newspapers daily, v...
05/23/2022
On a flight today from Denver to Orlando, a woman gave birth to a baby. Here's my question:  On that baby's birth certificate.  Does it show that s/he was born in Denver.... in Orlando... or in the state whose airspace they were in at the time of birth?  Or is there some other option?  These are ...
05/18/2022
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