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Over the past couple days I have been following the news reports on the Brevard and Volusia County Florida Brush Fires. For those who are not aware there are numerous fires threatening the Central Florida Coast communities. Interstate 95 has been shut down, hundreds of homes are threatened and re...
05/12/2008
I've probably been living under a rock or something. Until today I didn't realize this Mother's Day was the 100th Anniversary of the first Mother's Day. A celebration dedicated to one mom at a small church in West Virginia in 1908 is now recognized globally. See the Associated Press Article Mothe...
05/10/2008
I'm a Newbie, and proud of it. I finally became of member of Active Rain and have been getting absolutely drenched. I have been happily playing in the Rain, learning about all kinds of new things that I never knew existed. I have been trying out my blog posting skills, which still need some honin...
05/10/2008
I innocently made a post the other day about a conversation I had with a friend who also happens to be a Realtor. You Can't have It Both Ways  If I had known then that somehow the post would get that elusive gold star status I might have been more prepared. After that post, before it was featured...
05/10/2008
I almost threw the phone out my car window...I placed a call the other day. It was a social call to another agent. We are friends and I hadn't talked to her in a while. So we're chatting it up and as always our conversation turned to business. Now this agent has been around for a while. I conside...
05/09/2008
I do many things as a professional real estate agent for which I am never compensated. And you know what, I am not complaining.I love talking real estate. (Actually, I love talking and real estate just happens to a subject everybody is interested in right now.)That being said, I can't count the n...
05/07/2008
It isn't really noticeable in my Historic Downtown Eustis Post but as I was posting this picture my laptop almost met its demise.It would seem Peddler's Wagon was under attack. Luckily I did not notice this lovely creature while I was taking the photo or I would have regretted not getting that wa...
05/06/2008
Downtown Eustis is experiencing a revitalization, a rebirth if you will. In 2003, Waterman Hospital left its downtown location to new state of the art facilities on HWY 441. The building which housed the hospital and formerly the Waterman Hotel was demolished. The Lake Eustis Foundation was estab...
05/06/2008
How many of you read that title and muttered something negative about my proofreading? (It's okay, I would have done the same thing.) Without further ado, I would like to introduce you to DCUKS. Dcuks are from England. They are handcarved from renewable bamboo root. Each one is a unique character...
05/06/2008
 I fell in love with the magnolia several years ago. I don't remember the title of the book I was reading but it was set in New Orleans. The author described the fragrance to such a degree I could actually smell the blossoms in the pages of that book.From that time on I took note of the magnolia ...
05/06/2008
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