What is it?

By
Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Residential

The thing in the image to the left has me down and out.  I'm incredibly unhappy to be playing host to this beautiful ball shown to the left.

He's awfully pretty, and very symmetrical. 

He showed up uninvited, in fact I hadn't even noticed when he arrived.  Suddenly, there he was

I gave it a day or so to hang around... I was hospitable, and inviting.  But there comes a time when all guests (just like fish) begin to stink.

I want him to leave... I've asked him nicely...

I've served him an eviction notice, but he's not going willingly.

So, I'm bringing in the big guns.  I won't tolerate being abused.  Lookout, I'm comin, and you're goin'.

Watch out for him, 'cause when he's done with me, I think he's coming for you!

 

Posted by

 ALAN MAY, Realtor®
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, 2929 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
847.425.3779      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois

   

Do not copy the content of this blog, without first contacting the author for permission. 
Reblogging IS allowed. All other use is strictly prohibited without express permission from me.

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the printer to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Topic:
ActiveRain Community
Groups:
Bartender, Make it a Double
Blogs That Really Suck
Canadian Bacon
This Doesn't Belong On Active Rain
WeBlog Anything (almost)!
Tags:
the uninvited

Comments 28 New Comment

Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the man to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Rainmaker
213,033
Elizabeth Arduain
Lubbock Texas Real Estate
The Diamond Group @ Keller Williams

Great Balls of fire Alan..............hope you get rid of it soon!

November 09, 2010 06:07 PM
Ambassador
1,877,434
Chris Ann Cleland
Associate Broker, Northern VA
Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA

I've managed to escape illness this fall..at least to this point.  Let's face it, as soon as I hit submit comment, I've doomed myself to get something.  Here goes nothing.

November 09, 2010 06:15 PM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Susan - I'm doin my best.

Charles - I think they do, along with molds.

Peggy - humour??  did that sneak through?

Elizabeth - no... fortunately, that was NOT one of the symptoms!  (phew)

Chris Ann - I apologize in advance... we all know these viruses can be electronically transmitted.  Does it help at all that I was using protection while I typed it?

November 09, 2010 06:45 PM
Rainer
147,103
Deborah "Dee Dee" Garvin
WJ Bradley Mortgage Corp.
W. J. Bradley Mortgage Corp.

Alan,  Under the weather and still full of "p and V"!!!  "Using protection when I typed it indeed!!!  Hope health returns post haste!!

November 09, 2010 07:08 PM
Rainer
171,989
Lisa Orme
Broker/Realtor, ABR, CRS,GRI, PSCS, SFR, Notary Pu
The Master's Key Realty LLC -Windsor, CT - HARTFORD COUNTY

Feel better soon!  We wouldn't want that nasty bug to take the edge off your P & V (we always said spit and vinegar, it was much nicer, I was told, but who am I to say?)

November 09, 2010 08:10 PM
Ambassador
541,463
Larry Story
Total Care Realty, LLC, Greensboro, NC Real Estate
Total Care Realty

Alan, 

feel better soon.  Now just don't be passing any virus over in the Rain.

November 09, 2010 08:44 PM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Deborah - seeing your face, and feeling better already.

Lisa - I don't know.. spit and vinegar sounds pretty gross.

Larry - didja miss the part about the protection??

 

November 09, 2010 09:02 PM
Rainmaker
390,932
Elizabeth Cooper-Golden
Huntsville AL MLS
Huntsville Alabama Real Estate, (@ Homes Realty Group)

Get better soon!  I was sick for a few days..I feel your pain :)  Hang in there!

November 09, 2010 09:13 PM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Elizabeth - I'm hoping to be back tomorrow...

November 09, 2010 09:16 PM
Rainer
64,782
Stephen Sainte-Martin
Realty Direct Boston

Alan:

I visited the pharmacy the other week and right beside me was a little old lady looking at the vast array of cold remedies and sundry throat lozenges.  I knew she was looking for something, so I asked could I help.  She said that she was looking for Fisherman's Friend.  I told her I'd help her look, and to to my surprise there is was, right near the NyQuil in a tin canister similar to the box that the English candy, Altoids are packaged in. There were only two.  I gave her one and she admonished me to get the other.  I did, I said to myself what the heck, maybe she know something I don't.  When I took a lozenge, it was brown, had eucalyptus and licorice as base ingredients, and it worked wonders for my cough, nasal congestion and other cold related symptoms.  Alan, take it from a little old lady, Fisherman's Friend.

Stephen

November 09, 2010 11:44 PM
Rainmaker
1,929,921
Barbara Todaro
"New Franklin MA Homes"
RE/MAX Executive Realty

Alan....that looks like a crocheted hat with a view from above.....it does look like a crochet stitch and pattern.

November 10, 2010 04:32 AM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Stephen - I'll have to look that up.

Barbara - it does look a little like a crocheted cap. Ain't nature silly?

November 10, 2010 08:34 AM
Rainmaker
990,160
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor
Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395

Am I close? and I'm sorry you aren't feeling well, perhaps you need to be more careful about who you let in the front door?

November 10, 2010 10:57 PM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Karen - yeah.. that's the guy!  that's the guy!!  And I think he took my toothbrush with him, when he left!

November 11, 2010 08:02 AM
Ambassador
500,524
Pat Haddad
Carmel IN Real Estate Expert
Keller Williams Indianapolis Metro NE

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter

1 cup chopped onionChicken Noodle Soup

1 cup chopped celery

58 ounces canned chicken broth

14.5 ounce can vegetable broth

1 pound chopped cooked chicken breast

3 cups egg noodles

2 cups sliced carrots

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried oregano

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter. Saute onion and celery in butter until  tender, approximately 5 minutes. Add all other ingredients. Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes.  Guaranteed to cure what ails you!

November 11, 2010 06:10 PM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Pat - nice.

November 11, 2010 06:56 PM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Brian - 'tis the season ?

November 11, 2010 08:16 PM
Rainer
126,166
Brian Doubleday
Ladera Ranch, Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo
Brian Doubleday - IML RealEstate - Orange County, CA Broker

My feeble attempt at a little humor, you make it look so easy, good luck with flu season

November 11, 2010 08:50 PM
Anonymous #28
Anonymous
Anonymous

I can't download this picture to my computer and get sick, can I?  My virus protection software is out of date.

November 12, 2010 01:18 AM
Ambassador
982,953
Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Brian - not so feeble.

Alex - normally, I'd say you could, but I was wearing protection when I uploaded the photo... so I think you're safe.

November 12, 2010 08:49 AM
Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the music-note to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Ambassador
982,953

Alan May

Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Ask me a question
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the balloons to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Additional Information