Are you at your last straw?

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Vision

I'm gonna write a nice sized post regarding this later, but I had to stop by and tell this funny.

Work has been a challenge for me this past five weeks. Heck, life has been a challenge. Hubby has been out of town visiting his family and I've been here with the two ver busy toddlers. Without a minute to myself it's been a crazy long run of it...

On Tuesday I was beyond my patience level and my kiddos were testing EVERY one of my buttons. I was truly at my last straw and I told someone that. I don't remember who it was, but I remember saying it out loud.

Today we were on our way to the airport and stopped by to check my mailbox. Someone had taken pity on me and dropped off a whole package of straws with a note that said.... "I heard you were on your last straw and I had a few extra."

Too cute to pass up.

 

In the meantime... if you are looking to move into the area... I'll wait for you to call!

Check out my Journey with my Chevy Traverse at Mom's Timeout TwinCities

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If you are looking for professional real estate services I am only a ring away! I am looking forward to working with you. And, please feel free to share my name with anyone that you know who needs assistance buying or selling a home ~ I love referrals!

Lindsey Hasford, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Vision
231 Main Street - Elk River - MN 55330
763-241-5488 (office)  763-218-1347 (cell)
lindseyhasford@coldwellbankervision.com
http://www.hasfordhomes.com

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Rainmaker
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Kristen Wheatley
The Maine Real Estate Network - Auburn, ME
Lewiston/Auburn Maine Real Estate Agent

That is so cool! 

Sep 16, 2010 08:49 PM #1
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Kathy Toth
Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams - Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team

Minnesota does not suck! -0 great straw joke!  Good luck with your 2010!

Sep 16, 2010 08:50 PM #2
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Larry Bergstrom
Crescent Realty, Inc. Spanaway, WA. - Spanaway, WA
CNE, CRS, GRI

ROTFLOL. By the way, I could use a bundle.

Sep 16, 2010 08:52 PM #3
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Jon Budish
Resident Realty - Fort Collins, CO

I'd prefer to find a check in my mailbox :)

Sep 16, 2010 08:54 PM #4
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Gayla Worrell
Windermere Real Estate/Everett, Inc. - Everett, WA
Real Estate Webworks

Isn't it great to have those kind of friends!  :)

Sep 16, 2010 08:55 PM #5
Rainmaker
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Chuck Carstensen
RE/MAX Results - Elk River, MN
Minnesota Real Estate Expert

Thats a nice way to lighten up the mode. At least I thought it was funny.

Sep 17, 2010 08:30 AM #6
Rainmaker
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Lindsey Hasford
Coldwell Banker Vision - Elk River, MN

Terry - Yes, it is cool!

Kathy - Funny. :)

Larry - On their way!

Jon - That'd be awesome!

Gayla - I don't even know who did it!

Chuck - Yeah, it kind of brought me back to reality. It gave me a chuckle!

Sep 17, 2010 10:10 AM #7
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Carra Riley
Realty ONE Group Premier Colorado - Denver, CO

Lindsey....That is just too funny!  You have some great friends!

Sep 17, 2010 12:55 PM #8
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George Roth
Coldwell Banker Bain - Mount Vernon, WA
Principal Managing Broker

Excellent!  A thoughtful acknowledgement is all it takes to make a huge difference.  We'll keep this in mind to 'pass it forward' when needed.  Thanks for sharing, Lindsey!

Sep 17, 2010 01:03 PM #9
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Lindsey Hasford
Coldwell Banker Vision - Elk River, MN

True Carra - I do.

George - That's true. It's just the simple acknowledgment that made me smile instead of frown. :)

Sep 17, 2010 02:50 PM #10
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Scott Hayes
(512) 786-8300 - Austin, TX
Realty Austin, Broker Associate

Lindsey- That is great. Mine aren't quite to toddler stage yet, but I can see it coming.

Sep 17, 2010 06:59 PM #11
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Lindsey Hasford
Coldwell Banker Vision - Elk River, MN

Scott. I think that it's quite common amongst parents of growing children. You must have really young'uns yet. :) You'll find that they will provide you lots to write about over the next years.

Sep 17, 2010 07:10 PM #12
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