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Real Estate Agent - Retired
Life & Real Estate in and Around Athens Ga.
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That is what Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said to Luis Urzua, the leader of the 33 miners who were trapped for 69 days alomost 1/2 mile underground in a mine cave in. Urzua was the man he organized the miners and set up rationing and routine that not only helped keep all 33 alive but in rea...
10/14/2010
This was the comment of an Illinois State Board of Elections official today after First Lady Michelle Obama apparantly violated state law by urging voters to vote to keep the President's agenda going. The official made the excuse that even though Mrs. Obama is a lawyer, educated at Harvard, she w...
10/14/2010
Athens Goes Pink is the campaign to elevate breast cancer awareness and support for research in and around Athens Ga. It is a month long series of events and participation to help raise funds for helping research and fighting this disease. Breast cancer is not just something that affects women. T...
10/11/2010
Especially if you are opposed to the adminstrations policies or a political opponent. President Obama, along with the DNC, are making unsubstantiated charges against the U.S. Chambers of Commerce and others regarding illegal use of foreign funds for political contributions. And, according to Davi...
10/11/2010
The very liberal 9th District Court of Appeals has announced that it is ok for foreign governments to join the Obama justice department in their suit against the state of Arizona's SB 1070. Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru and Chile h...
10/07/2010
Ok, it wasn't a camp, but it was a week of immersion with my grandkids. On the left are the newest, Jackson Dean (in blue of course) and Calleigh Renae (pronounced Cally), at 6-1/2 weeks old. Born to my daughter Seana (pronounced shawna) and her husband Richard in August, just a few days before m...
10/07/2010
I was reading a blog post earlier and came upon this statement in the comments: judging by his statment that it was not his religion, do we maybe think he might have been a racist? Perhaps, if you pay attention to the news, you have also heard this term mis-used, from those who disagree with the ...
09/26/2010
St Jude Children Hospital is a wonderful cause and organization. You may have seen some commercials on TV with Captain Sullenburger of the plane on the Hudson fame asking for support. This coming Monday, Sept. 27, you can enjoy a meal and not feel guilty about those calories. Chili's will be dona...
09/24/2010
Bernie Marcus, one of the founders of Home Depot is featured in an interview from one of the reporters of a local Atlanta TV station. He is not kind to this administration, nor to Bush, with his analysis and insight into how small business owners are being hurt. He points out that Home Depot coul...
09/24/2010
Yep, they are cute? Yep, the are wonderful. And yep, they have been saddled with a tremendous debt that by the time you finish reading this will have gone up. Their individual share of the debt of this nation, not future unfunded obligations, like social security, medicaid and pensions, but curre...
09/23/2010
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