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Several themes wove themselves through the $tand By Me presentation by Delaware State Housing Authority at this week’s event. Messages of hope and empowerment and quality of life being restored were presented to attendees in a format that echoed StoryCorps, an NPR feature. In StoryCorps, and at t...
On the outskirts of the small town of Smyrna, Delaware, sits the neighborhood of Woodland Manor. If you're in the area this coming Sunday, be sure to stop by and say hello! The Open House at 505 Sequoia Drive takes place from 1-3pm. See you on Sunday at Sequoia!
... use some common sense.When showings are confirmed on your listings, I'm sure you have some language that you commonly use. Phrases like, "lock all doors, close all windows, turn off any lights that you turn on" are to be expected. Extra instructions for alarm codes are important. How to find ...
I attended an event last night that started with a social time and ended in a seated presentation. By the time I walked into the area where the seating was, all of the aisle seats were taken. Since getting to a seat would have meant sort of climbing over people, I opted to stay in the back. I cou...
Yesterday was a whirlwind day in DC. More than 8,500 REALTORS and guests gathered there for the 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. Our group traveled to DC for the day from Delaware, so we had to compress our activities into a short span of time. A brief run through the Trade Expo...
We were blessed to have Dr. Gil Leidig, noted cardiologist, with us tonight at St. Mary Magdalen Church for "An Evening With the Angels." My sister and I have organized three of these events now called, “StMM Ladies’ Night” which feature a guest speaker. In addition to the program, our evenings p...
A message was blinking on one of the office phones, so I retrieved it to get it to the right person. Turns out it was an OLD message but hadn’t come to anyone’s attention because we’ve shifted phones around as we’ve upgraded some lines. The message was about a neighbor who was leaving their yard...
Headed to the NAR Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington, DC this week? There are some things you can do in advance to maximize your experience. Download the app.First, download the NAR Legislative app to your mobile device. This will help you navigate the events more efficiently. On y...
My phone rang today. Not a number I recognized so I thought it’s either a client or it’s someone responding about an event I’m helping to organize at my church this week.I answered, as I usually do, “This is Monica Hill. May I help you?” Female caller, “How do you work your system.” (It didn’t s...
I sat in church this morning… well, okay, I sat and stood and knelt and stood and knelt… yes, I’m Catholic… but in the midst of that I was praying along with the service. There’s a part of the Mass where we recite the Nicene Creed aka the Apostles’ Creed. Growing up in the faith, when you recite ...