Spaces It’s that time of year. It’s the time of year when nostalgia inevitably gets the best of me. The Thanksgivings and Christmases of years past swirl around me, with memories and visions of family and friends – music playing, feasts set on festive tables, with candles, and holiday decorations everywhere you look. The smell […]
Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening. Welcome to the Spring 2021 Season! I’ve got lots of ideas for posts lately. But let’s dive in, and take a look at the elephant in the room, and shed some light on the ever present question lately – what’s up with this MARKET???? Lately, nearly every conversation about […]
“What kind of title is that for a blog entry of a Realtor?” A relevant one, I would say, in more ways than you might think. Here we are, a year later, and we’re still mired in the midst of this world pandemic. Overall, this past year is not one I would choose to repeat, […]
This is a very satisfying post to write. I love a project, and I’ve just wrapped up a BIG one, and a true labor of love. This is a follow-up post to my previous entry called “Keep it Moving“. Serendipity is a lovely thing, and if you keep yourself open to chance happenings, good things […]
Hello? Um, (tap, tap, tap….) Is this on? Anybody there? How do I use this thing? It’s been a while. I’m not sure I remember how to do this. By my records, the last time I sat down to write was April 17th. It’s now the 4th of July weekend, and I’m contemplating the fact […]
How to while away the hours in a world stopping pandemic. You might hear me play the harp … and sing. Shhhh……
A walk through the neighborhood on a virus filled spring evening.
… I started getting photos of new babies, and of kids growing up way too fast… of projects completed – or just commencing. I’m seeing garages turned into quarantine play spaces, and backyard sanctuaries. I’m seeing new paint colors, and fun furniture, and great art …
I have been up since 3:30am. Not because I have trouble sleeping, but because I heard an alarm going off somewhere in my house. It was not my alarm, that’s for darn sure. I knew pretty much instantly what was going on. My 7 year old is loving the idea of April Fool’s Day lately. And here he is, in all his impish 7 year old mischievous self, pranking away.
After pulling myself out of the doldrums the other day, I took the last couple of days by the collar, and got to work. Yesterday was a full day of overseeing the packing of a home I’m selling, and as usual, getting busy was the best salve for me. As my dad (and St. Augustine) used to say – to work is to pray. I understand this in my bones, and my bones have been more than happy for the distraction.
The COVID-19 Chapter, “At Home”: DAY 10&11 This day feels different. This is the first day, to me, since I began writing that feels like we’re solidly in this. Maybe it’s because I didn’t write yesterday. Writing has been my way to think and talk about all this as though I’m looking at it from […]
The COVID-19 Chapter, “At Home”: DAY 9 Waiting for the shoe to drop – and sending messages of support! Is shelter in place coming for Maryland? I’m letting clients know we care, and I’m enhancing my property listings with virtual staging by Monument Sotheby’s International Real Estate. Which is actually quite fun. FIRST OF ALL […]