Family, Florida Gators

The first first day, minus one.

Last MondayΒ was the first day of school for my two younger children. Jake is a brand new sophmore, with all the confidence and swagger of a triumphant senior. (Teenagers, am I right?) Noah, king of the first grade, hops somewhere between gentle sweetheart and ninja warrior. My children are phenomenally different, and I like all… Continue reading The first first day, minus one.

Uncategorized, Writers Block, Writing

Censorship, or “How to honor your story and stay married!”

My writing is incredibly secretive. Most likely the same is true for the bulk of unpublished novelists, living with the constant and possibly well-founded fear of talentlessness. For me though, it is the actual story line that keeps me in perpetual lockdown. I write when my husband is working late, at two in the morning… Continue reading Censorship, or “How to honor your story and stay married!”

Real Estate

Fear Not, Friendly Home Buyer!

Yesterday we had our monthly sales meeting which normally features a good amount of motivational speak, inventory sharing, a wee bit of market whining (anyone in business has had 'that deal'; leaning on each other is how you make it to the closing table in one piece!) and a guest willing to share their own… Continue reading Fear Not, Friendly Home Buyer!

Family, Real Estate

Rainy Day Workplace (or how *not* to waste a work day in your kitchen!)

Four years ago my husband and I had our youngest child, Noah Benjamin. There is a massive age difference between Noah and our two older sons who are both teenagers now, one in high school and one in middle. Recently I've begun shifting my career focus from working as a dedicated buyers agent to having… Continue reading Rainy Day Workplace (or how *not* to waste a work day in your kitchen!)

Family, Real Estate, weekend leisure

For Buyers and Sellers Alike

Everything from soup to nuts can be found right here, pertaining not just to market conditions here in SW Florida but occasionally the national real estate climate as well. Whatever I come upon in my travels as a licensed real estate professional that might help a prospective home buyer or seller, I promise to pass… Continue reading For Buyers and Sellers Alike