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2008 

I was told we have a couple of hours before we leave for a short family vacation to Chincoteague Island, Virginia, so I'm trying to post in a half hour...that'll leave me time to pack, help some of the others, load the van, and get out of town!   This was a last minute scheduled getaway...friends...
07/28/2008
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Well we had a great 12th birthday for our son Justin!   What made it special wasn't the money spent on gifts, the gifts themselves, or even seeing Justin have a great time all day!   What made this day special was the 'celebration of family'...my mother-in-law visiting from Texas, my sister exci...
07/26/2008
Living life to the fullest is not easy...but it is worth it!!!   Today is my son Justin's 12th birthday...   He wanted a cell phone for his birthday...he was willing to pay for the phone as long as we allowed him onto our phone plan...harmless enough???   Not exactly! Like I said, nothing that's ...
07/26/2008
I preach to my kids frequently, "You're either a 'giver' or a 'taker'...take your pick"!   The same is true on Active Rain...or in life in general for that matter! We marvel and rave about the blogging successes we have had as a result of our involvement, but do we realize that without the rest ...
07/25/2008
Several years ago My oldest unmarried niece became engaged to a nice young lad of Lebanese descent named Ghassan...   They both worked together in a suburb of Dallas, met there, dated, got engaged, and were married...all in the right order and with the right priorities...in fact, they even had a ...
07/24/2008
I've been through about 6 or 7 of these economic cycles in the real estate industry since 1971...so far, I've been able to weather each one of them...and come out stronger and wiser as a result!   Each one of these economic cycles had its own peculiarities and characteristics, though there were ...
07/23/2008
I just got scammed by someone calling our office swearing he worked for Verizon and was attempting to correct an inadvertant error made by Verizon on our business telephone service!!! Why didn't I just hang up then and there???   I gave the individual several opportunities to 'lie' to me...and h...
07/22/2008
I'm meeting this morning with an agent I just met recently through Active Rain...Jan Gaweda...   Jan is an agent for Keller Williams Realty in Limerick, Pennsylvania...in fact our offices face each other separated by the main artery in the area...the Rt. 422 bypass, from which we both have access...
07/21/2008
Just a short time ago we posted our first video...not extremely high quality, but nevertheless a serious attempt at a very difficult and arduous task...and it turned out to be a real hoot!!!   These next two clips are part of our ongoing experiment to figure out how to produce a worthwhile video....
07/20/2008
How often have we assumed in business that the consumer or customer we're targeting already is familiar with our services...This is especially true in Title Insurance where even members of my close immediate family are uncertain about exactly what 'title insurance is'...   In our attempt to embe...
07/20/2008