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Sorry, Jeff.  No disrespect intended at all.  But that’s how I felt when your wife Rocky thought something I wrote was good enough for her Mothers Fighting For Others blog. 

I will admit that I don’t feel worthy to be there.  I mean, take a look at their writers page!  It starts with Rocky Turner and Julie Ferenzi, the founders of the site.  (You might know them both as AR members – and if you don’t, you should.)  

But look through the rest of them!  I don’t know them yet, but they are survivors, authors, activists, heroes – they are all changing the world!  Keep scrolling, and down there at the bottom is little old me.  Perhaps I’m comic relief.  ;o)  I tell myself at least I can be the “mother” part, and maybe the others are the “fighters”. 

But I bet the more I read, the more I’ll get riled up.  It usually doesn’t take much, and if you mess with someone who can’t stand up for themselves I’ll want to step in.  I expect that the more I learn, the more I’ll want to change the world myself.  I’m going to pay attention and see how I change as I go along.  I think I’m about to build a better me.

Rocky, thank you for this opportunity. 


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Chris Griffith
Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL
This is perfect.  You are perfect for the job, too.  This goes perfect with Bob's 212 degree blog that he just posted too.  Now go save the world!
November 07, 2007 06:33 AM
Bob Carney
Licensed MD/PA Real Estate Agent
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Sarah...How will you write off topic over there?  Wait, you are going to put listings over there..

Rocky and Julie are wonderful people and you will be a very significant contributor to their "fight"

Congratulations!!! MWA! 

November 07, 2007 06:47 AM
Jean Rogers & John Thomas
Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX
I had never heard of Mothers fighting for other before. I'm going to be checking that out from now on.
November 07, 2007 07:16 AM
Diane Aurit
Lake Norman Real Estate
LKN Realty, LLC
Sarah, I am working on ways I can get involved with Rocky and this wonderful organization.  We are supposed to talk today and I am so excited to learn more.  It is truly an amazing group of women and a great cause.  Do you want to go to Africa with me if I go sometime?  Thanks for bringing this to AR!
November 07, 2007 05:20 PM
Sarah Cooper
Real Estate Shows

Diane - YAY!!!!  We could talk about Africa.  My husband would have a fit -- I'd come home with a kid!!!!

John - Please do!!!  It's pretty amazing over there!

Bob - I worry about being off topic over there!  Here -- eh, who cares?  There are 50,000 other people to carry the load.  But there?  I'm the Lone Goof.  Shame on me.  (MWA!!!)

Chris - You have more faith in me than I do, I'm not so sure I'm perfect for the job!  But I'll try to become a little closer to perfect as I go along.

November 07, 2007 09:49 AM
Jason Sardi
Your Agent for Life
Auto & Home & Life Insurance throughout North Carolina
Sarah - Does Rocky blog on AR too?  You ARE a writer!  There, I said it:-)
November 07, 2007 10:02 AM
Sarah Cooper
Real Estate Shows

Yep!  Click her name up there and subscribe to her.  She's amazing. (Julie, too!)

(And thank you.  So are YOU!!) 

November 07, 2007 10:08 AM
Larry Hammelman
Sterling, Illinois Real Estate
Mel Foster Co.

Comic Relief?? Well maybe, but  anyone who has read your posts, knows that you are a very thoughtful,   caring person, and ready to stand up for someone that needs a little help. 

I just went to MFFO, and read some of the articles there. I'm sure that site is going to grow in popularity, and you will be a welcome addition to the group of Writers already there.

Good Luck on this new adventure.  :o)

November 07, 2007 04:31 PM
Diane Velikis
Luzerne County Real Estate
Coldwell & Banker Busch Real Estate

Sarah, This is all news to me. I will need to check this out too.

                                         The writing part?

Sarah ? God doesn't give you the awsome writing ability you have for nothing! You could write a top seller with the best of them my dear!    :)

November 07, 2007 05:33 PM
Diane Velikis
Luzerne County Real Estate
Coldwell & Banker Busch Real Estate
Ok I'm back. KUDO'S!!!! I am featuring this in Spiritual Rain. You certainly are a gift to this world!
November 07, 2007 05:39 PM
Racquel Turner
Mothers Fighting For Others
 I am thrilled and honored to have you on board! You are a perfect fit my friend!
November 07, 2007 05:51 PM
Elizabeth Nieves
Bilingual Raleigh - Durham North Carolina Real Estate Team
The Elizabeth Nieves Realty Group
Sarah:  I hear the music playing...Dadada...dadada...dadada...dadada...(the theme song from the movie, 'Rocky')! Go gettum, girlie!!! You can change the world!!!!!!!!!!!
November 09, 2007 10:56 AM
Jeff&Grace Safrin
F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate

What an awesome cause! Yes, Sarah you are an excellent writer and philanthropic soul !


Grace Safrin

November 12, 2007 12:16 PM
Art Blanchet
Stranger in a Warm Land
On the Outside Lookin' In

Darn you, Sarah.  I'm tired, bleary-eyed, and was looking to place a few cheap comments for a few extra points - you know the ones that push you beyond an imaginary threshold or maintains a distance ahead or behind your fellow in-state bloggers.  (Well, maybe you don't know , because you have 3 zillion points or so.)

Well, anyway, I see you found a a niche with a portion of your apparent life formula - a cause that has lofty goals and a small presence - a place where you, your blogging, and your cause can grow together...

Congratulations.  They're in even better company now.

November 15, 2007 09:59 PM
Jim Fischetti
The Fischetti Group/Keller Williams



GREAT POST. Thanks for sharing and keep writing.




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