Every time we disparage the state of the economy and talk about the terrible state of real estate, we create a self fulfilling prophesy. It is my view that if we are positive, then positive things will happen. There are great opportunities in the market and it is time to stress the positive, and put a bow on it.
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I recently spend two weeks transversing Mongolia. It was a hard and different kind of trip and experience. There was lots of flying and too much driving but I saw things I never would have in any other part of the world. There were road side shrines even though except in the capital and out of th...
Two weeks ago today I lost my best boy, Billy the Kid. We were together a little over ten years but I am still heartbroken. It is always impossible to say goodbye to a best friend. I have three others who are along with me are trying to cope. I brought Billy home and buried him in my yard, so tha...
Thirty eight years ago today my Dad died. He had been OK but then had a heart attack. He was in the hospital and I saw him but he called in the middle of the night and said he was dying and he was right. I have never forgiven myself for not being there. The reality is medicine has gotten better b...
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This last ten year period has certainly been the most transformative of my life. In that time I have changed locations, focus and the general tenure of my life.OK, here we go.......1) Ten years ago I was living and working in central New Jersey as a real estate Broker/Salesperson. I worked for a ...
I travel to distant and beautiful places but coming home is always special. About eight years ago I moved to Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Stockbridge is the home to the world renowned illustrator Norman Rockwell and is essentially the same as it was when Rockwell lived here. We have no stop lights...
In the course of my trip to Mongolia I saw divergent sights and experienced any number of things I never could have imagined. The Gobi Desert is more than sand and heat. There are places where the rocky formations are incredible and challenge the reality of of expectations with creeks running thr...
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I miss my best boy, Billy the Kid, ever so much. It has been a week and I am working hard at both my space at the antique gallery and at Tanglewood. Being busy helps but the pain is there always and raw. I see a certain dog and I am done in. I wanted to say hey though.
I am burnt out. Since I lost my best boy, Billy the Kid I just can't get my head into writing a blog. I don't have to so I won't be around regularly. I just collected some rocks for his grave and later I have to work at Tanglewood. I will keep moving forward and doing the things I have to do but ...