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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.
Monday Morning Motivator    We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.- Ralph Waldo Emerson     Today I will be sailing into uncharted territory here in the high desert...
     Sometimes folks do not know when to stop so they need a gentle reminder to let then know that they have pulled into the garage far enough. Some people use tennis balls or other means for this. However, this person decided to use the pollard in front of the heater for this purpose. The pollar...
     I love to travel and I have seen a lot of interesting things and people in airports. Every place I go seems to be a new adventure. Last night while waiting for my luggage at the carousel, a saw this interesting little ditty come cruising by. Needless to say, there were a lot of folks who wer...
    It does not matter how big or how small your business is, we are all in the marketing business. If we do not find ways to generate interest in our product or our business, we will not be in business. One of the things that I like about the ActiveRain platform is that it gives me opportunities...
     Boy! When I look back at the age of computers, s-o-o-o-o much has changed! Nowadays, computers are getting smaller, badder, faster and are capable of running multiple programs as compared to the older versions. Looking back, I purchased my first computer in 1982. It was a Commodore 64. Altho...
     Just recently CertainTeed settled a federal class action lawsuit that claimed that CertainTeed's fiber cement siding has been "severely defective" since 2002, when it began making it with fly ash instead of sand to cash in on "large federal tax breaks." This comes on the heels after settleme...
As an inspector, I think I have seen just about EVERYTHING that folks can conjur up. However, there are times when I run across those things that seem to follow the lines of "Where there is a will there is a way." This one made my head hurt! Talk about creative minds... Well I'll be! I have seen ...
I know a lot of agents that use Point2 as one of their blog sites. Supposedly they are not in compliant to Google's dictates. If you are using Point2, you may want to re-think the use of this platform. I've received numerous inquiries about the Point2 blog templates - we've tested them all in Goo...
     One of the best kept secrets in the Brentwood, TN park system is Deerwood Arboretum. Located at the end of Deerwood Lane, off Johnson's Chapel Road, Deerwood Arboretum was originally the site of the Brentwood sewer facility. When the EPA, forced the closing of this facility in 1983, the land...
The mighty Google hath spoken and if we are to get ranked on the search engines, we, the lowly subjects, must bow to the commands of the search engine mogul. Yes, I have conformed to the potentate's dictates and have updated my website to be mobile friendly. I hope you have too. Alexandria makes ...

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