Michael's View ~ Nashville Home Inspections & Other Articles of Interest

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This blog site contains information about property inspections and areas of interest in Brentwood, TN; Franklin, TN; Nashville, TN; and Davidson and Williamson Counties of Middle Tennessee.

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2009 

There are several good photographers here in the ActiveRain network and I often get asked (via email) technical questions about how to do better photography and really capture the essence of the moment. I submitted a lame post about this the other day. However, for my ActiveRain friends that wan...
06/30/2009
Thoughts for Tuesday - My 2ยข worth... Every now and then, I run into one of those challenged properties that makes me wonder, "Where is that run-away bulldozer when you need it?" Not that some rehabbers need an improvement on their handy work or anything like that.. The installation of the gutter...
06/30/2009
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder... Every day we are bombarded by negative messages and attitudes which add as distractions and deterrents from our chosen goals. Mondays seem to be more difficult as most are coming off relaxing weekends spent with the family. Like most, I need a "...
06/29/2009
I often get asked what camera I use to take my photographs. The camera is only one part of the equation. Any good digital SLR can take good photographs whether it is Cannon, Nikon, or what ever. The main parts of the equation are the lenses, knowing your camera, a photographers eye, and failing ...
06/27/2009
Wordless Wednesday - Well kinda sorta... Wow! Hump day already? Where did the week go? I don't know about you, but this week has been a blur. Thankfully, I do take a little time out every morning to slow things down and do my walk around the lake. Rarely does one get an opportunity to see the ott...
06/24/2009
Almost every day, I take a walk around one of the golden jewels in the State park system - Radnor Lake Wildlife Preserve. Take a moment to watch this 3 minute video to learn a little about the history of this unique area nestled in the southern part of Davidson County. Listen to sounds and enjoy...
06/23/2009
It never ceases to amaze me what I see at the pond behind the house during these dog days of summer. Although rare to see them at the pond, and not as photogenic as other birds, these turkey vultures are a necessary part of the food cycle... Y'all have a G-r-r-r-reat Sunday... ;-) If you or some...
06/21/2009
It is Father's Day. As I look back on my life, I look at Father's Day with a mixed bag of emotions. My dad has long passed, but his Love for me helped shape me into the man that I am today. As I look back on my children, I often wish that I could have done a better job, but then they really turn...
06/21/2009
As most of you know by now, one of my favorite places to walk is Radnor Lake Wildlife refuge located in the southern part of Davidson County. As I am rarely without one of my cameras, I could not pass up this photo op! I do not often see Wood Ducks in the lake but there are a few nesting pair......
06/21/2009
One of my friends was telling me how they had to keep the cookies in an upper cabinet to keep his five year old daughter from getting into them. Well, one day he happened to look through the opening between the family room and the kitchen and he could see his daughter reaching into the cabinet w...
06/21/2009
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