Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC (Keller Williams Capital Properties)

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Kevin J. May
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When Barack Obama was awarded his Nobel Prize seven years ago I knew there was hope for all us to obtain one.

Oct 12, 2016 11:06 PM
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Richard Weeks
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I think questions from Utah students would have a better chance then our blogs.

Oct 12, 2016 10:56 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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LIse,

I have always enjoyed Bob Dylan's writing and music.  I also read his autobiography.  Is he a wonderful writer worthy of what I thought this prize was about?  Not in our opinion, Paul Simon is a much better song writer.  

Ever since our president won this prize, it became obvious that is another spin and hype award and has nothing to do with what it was intended for.On the scientific front, I am hoping (since I am not expert on the subject) that is not so.  

With enough hype and spin, yes, I think we could all win the Nobel Prize.  A

Oct 13, 2016 12:34 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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The Nobel Prize has become so passe and is nothing more than a popularity contest for so many of the award categories. Science awards still give me hope.

Oct 13, 2016 12:09 AM
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I would think the Beatles should have got the award first. Obama got one doing what? Watch Michell growing vegetable?

Oct 13, 2016 12:28 AM
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Mary Yonkers
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I cast my vote with the Utah students who ask such brillant & thought provoking questions.  Maybe I should change that to the Utah instructor who found an ingenius way of garnering Rain points.

Oct 13, 2016 12:48 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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The first thing I thought was, what? Did the Nobel Prize committee go to Desert Trip this past weekend?

Oct 13, 2016 12:33 AM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
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  These people made the definitive statement on the value of Nobel prizes, when Barack Hussein Obama got a Nobel Prize for something or another:

   Nobel Peace Prize with Shrimp Tacos

Oct 13, 2016 12:57 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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yes, I think Mimi Foster would be a fine candidate.... she's a creative, best selling author...another book is soon to be on Amazon....

Oct 13, 2016 05:01 AM
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Susan Laxson CRS
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Why not? There is tons of talent on ActiveRain to choose from!

Oct 13, 2016 12:54 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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I have seen some worthy postings and blogs that are winners w/o Nobel

Oct 12, 2016 11:22 PM
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Carol Williams
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Maybe a compilation of all our Greatest Works?  

Oct 12, 2016 10:46 PM
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Nobel or Pulitzer, I'll go for it. 

Oct 12, 2016 10:44 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Lise - maybe, yes. Some of the posts are simple great here.

Nov 12, 2016 03:19 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
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Why not?!!

Oct 14, 2016 01:37 PM
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Debbie Laity
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Wouldn't that be something.

Oct 14, 2016 08:44 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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Love the way you are thinking, Lise but it may be a blogger from another industry like cooking/recipes, chicken raising or home decorating that gets the nod.

Oct 13, 2016 01:59 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
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No I don't Lise, who could compare to Bob Dylan? This man has been writing since the early 60's and was kicked around for a long time before being recognized as a "protest song" singer and then finally as just a musician and song writer. 

That is slightly more than you and I blogging on Active Rain. I mean no disrespect to you and hope you did Bob Dylans music, played by him or covered by your favorite artist.

Oct 13, 2016 01:42 PM
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You never know.  Is your blog poetic in nature?

Oct 13, 2016 12:58 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Lise Howe Yourself and many other good writes in AR.

Oct 13, 2016 10:42 AM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS CRB, Phoenix Broker
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Great idea Lise Howe !!  We could hold a contest and then nominate the best blogger to the committee. That would be different!

Oct 13, 2016 10:17 AM
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Now that would be poetic justice!!!

Oct 13, 2016 10:12 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
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 I believe there are several people on ActiveRain that possess realtalent ....

Oct 13, 2016 08:07 AM
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The search is out now

Oct 13, 2016 06:26 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
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I know! Thought that was surprising, too. 

Oct 13, 2016 05:20 AM
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Allie Angeloni
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Absolutely - the category is open to any and everyone apparently Lise Howe

Oct 13, 2016 04:32 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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Love your idea!

Oct 13, 2016 02:43 AM
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Roy Kelley
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We have some work to do!

Oct 13, 2016 01:43 AM
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Michael J. Perry
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The sky is the limit ???

Oct 13, 2016 01:31 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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The voice of my generation. I doubt blogging would be up to that.

Oct 13, 2016 01:26 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Why not?!

Oct 13, 2016 12:33 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
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Not likely

Oct 13, 2016 12:16 AM
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Bob Crane
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No, I think that Bob Dylan's collection of poetry surpasses what any of us have produced.

Oct 12, 2016 11:29 PM
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Michael Jacobs
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Why not?  

Oct 12, 2016 11:24 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Lise Howe You get my vote.

Oct 12, 2016 11:17 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
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It would be nice and I probably will not be the recipient.

Oct 12, 2016 10:58 PM
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Wayne Martin
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Probably not, but you never know. Congrats to Dylan!

Oct 12, 2016 10:56 PM
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Lyn Sims
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Sure, I'll submit your name Lise. I thought it was odd when I read it this morning actually.

Oct 12, 2016 10:38 PM
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Scott Godzyk
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Would be nice but i think they look for big names. Such as if he write under Bob Smith instead of Bob Dyan would he have been noticed, never mind won?

Oct 12, 2016 10:37 PM