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2008 

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That's what I have.  At least I am blaming it on this.  I just don't feel like doing anything except watching television and being lazy.  Any one else in this mood?  I hope I don't stay like this for the rest of the year.  Of course the way home sales are going I could.  I do have one commercial ...
11/29/2008
I am aware everyone is posting the same thing.  But I mean this to everyone who takes the time to read this blog.  I am thankful for my family, my health and for living in the greatest country in the world bar none.  Even in this economy our standard of living is second to none.  Don't eat to muc...
11/26/2008
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Mortgage rates have posted their biggest one day decline ever.  I sure hope this sticks.  This would be a big help to everyone involved in the real estate market.  I don't know if we would see an uptick in home prices but the sales should pick up some.  Happy Thanksgiving every one.
11/25/2008
Yesterday in Covington Louisiana a father and son perished in a house fire.  There were no smoke detectors in the home.  Over 96 people have died in Louisiana this year from house fires.  The overwhelming majority of these also didn't have smoke detectors.  New building codes require the new home...
11/24/2008
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Did any one see that today in the Giants and Cardinals game today?  I have been watching football for years now and never knew this rule existed.  The offense can try a kick at a field goal with a holder.  The defense can return it like a kickoff if it's no good.  The last time it was tried was 1...
11/23/2008
I hear numerous radio adds from the larger national companies on who is number one.  RE/MAX states no one sells more real estate then them.  Century 21 says they are number one in Louisiana and Coldwell Banker has something real similar.  I guess they are number one in something just not clear wh...
11/22/2008
On the Internet that is.  In this economy of decaying returns one has to ration his or her advertising budget.  I prefer to use as many free sites as possible.  Among these are active rain, freesapce, myspace and point2point.  I may not have the prettiest site but I have procured several leads wi...
11/22/2008
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 From a friend of mine. Heads up if you tend to give gift cards around the holidays, you need to be careful that the cards will be honored after the holidays. Stores that are planning to close after Christmas are still selling the cards through the holidays even though the cards will be worthless...
11/18/2008
Jeremy this one is for you. Ingredients 1 pound fettuccine pasta 1 tablespoon butter 1 pound cooked shrimp (peeled and devined) 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup half and half 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese salt to taste Directions: 1)  Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook pasta for 8-10...
11/17/2008
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I was in Pensacola, Florida this weekend watching my daughters soccer team compete in the NCAA Tournament.  After their win Friday the coach was nice enough to let her go eat dinner with us.  We decided to eat seafood at a local restaurant in town.  This placed was packed, so i figured it was goo...
11/17/2008
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