The snow has finally melted from my area, and as I went for my morning jog today, I saw foot after foot of litter strewn on the side of the road. Cigarette butts, beer and soda and ice tea containers, empty cigarette packs, fast food containers, unwrapped condoms, papers, plastic bags, to name just a few. If you can think of it, it was laying somewhere along my two mile route. Continue reading
This morning after I was well into my jog, I realized I had forgotten to bring any identification with me. I typically throw some sort of ID in my pocket before I leave; usually just a business card. I figure as long as it has my name and phone number on it, it would be easy enough for someone to determine where I live if something were to happen to me while I was getting my exercise. Continue reading
I originally started blogging as a way to get my real estate business going. I wanted to ensure I provided as much information as possible about my geographic area of expertise and about the real estate industry in general. But as I started posting, I also branched out into non-real estate blogs, writing about life, family, and learning experiences. Continue reading
This morning I woke up to about 5” of fresh snow blanketing the world. As beautiful as the snow was, it was covering the driveway and deck and porch and walks. And it had to be removed, so out I went to take care of it. Continue reading
I posted the following on my facebook wall this morning, and I thought it was a good topic for a blog:
“Shake yourself up a little!
Yesterday I took a short road trip through parts of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and I passed a lot of exit signs with names of various towns on them. Continue reading
A few days ago, I shared the 2012 Real Estate results for Monroe NY as they related to purchasing a single family home. But you don’t need to be buying a home in order to enjoy a new home in Monroe, NY. There are plenty of homes to rent, and this blog covers the 2012 results in terms of rental properties, for the town and the village of Monroe. Continue reading
Last night I sat down to a home-cooked meal of bison burgers with melted goat cheese and for some reason, the combination of eating goat and buffalo struck me as being unusual. Continue reading
Yesterday, it was 25 degrees Fahrenheit at 1pm. I was bundled up in silk long johns, silk socks, wool socks, warm sweat pants, a ski shirt, a sweatshirt, a down jacket, sheepskin gloves, a hat, and thermal hiking boots. I am ALWAYS cold, even sitting in the house, so I was hoping this would be sufficient.
You see, I had agreed to go for a hike. Continue reading
HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2013 is upon us! What a great time to look back at 2012 to see where the real estate market has been going.