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Please, on the first holiday weekend of the summer, be careful about drinking and driving. Even a little alcohol or a glass or two of beer can make a difference in your reaction time. This past Christmas Day, I was returning from my daughter's home and was sideswiped by an elderly gentleman from ...
As we celebrate the beginning of the summer season this weekend, let's all take time to remember our military men and women and their families. This is meant to be a time of remembrance and thanks for their sacrifices in service to our country. Both of my parents were in the Army during WWII. My ...
Georgie's is a great little diner in St. Augustine, Florida. If you're in the area and haven't been there, it's worth the trip. The dining car is shiny silver, with a throw back to the fifties appeal. The place is spotless! The owners are Greek and make everyone feel like part of the family. If y...
I'm the grandmother of a two year old who visits my home daily. I have a large child's tent, complete with a 6 foot long entrance tube in the middle of my living room floor, a wicker hamper filled with toys in the dining area, a large basket overflowing with stuffed animals behind my loveseat, ch...
Just a quick reminder of the importance of writing thank you notes... In this day of e-mails and text messages, we need to think about the impact of receiving a nice hand written thank you note. It gives the impression that someone took the time to sit down, compose a message, write it out (prefe...
This weekend brings back fond memories of my mother, grandmothers, aunts, Mom's close friends, and all those women who were so important in my life. I've never gotten over losing my mother, but as the years have passed, I feel somehow closer to her. I think of all the sacrifices my parents made f...
April 30th has come and gone, and the phone has continued to ring. Buyers are still out there looking because there are still some great deals to be made. Perhaps some of our sellers whose properties failed to sell during the tax incentive period might be more willing to consider price reductions...
I just received an e-mail regarding asparagus and its amazing curative properties... I know, I know, there are numerous quacks out there touting miracle cures, and I don't make a practice of falling for all of them, but this one sounds a little more science-backed. Anyway, what could it hurt to a...
Last week Steve Morris, founder and CEO of EXIT Realty visited Jacksonville to talk with NE Florida Realtors. What a dynamic 60 Minutes he delivered! Not only was he interesting and enlightening, but he also got everyone pumped up. So many people have asked me why our company has such an unusual ...