Stone Cold Frog - Speechless Sunday

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with MoonDancer Realty, Dillsboro,NC NC# 218097
 
Where did Sunday go? Contract, listings, signs, lockboxes, photos, laundry, groceries and here it is ... almost 12:30.  Maybe that 10pm coffee wasn't such a great idea. Oh well, too late now.
 
When I showed property a couple of months ago out Cullowhee Mountain Road with another agent...also on a Sunday, come to think of it...I spotted this bit of yard art and have to say, I'm a big admirer of whimsy. 
 
Stone Cold Frog copyright 2012 Mona Gersky
 
Some people are so clever, a few rocks of different sizes and what do you get?  A Stone Cold FrogGotta love it.
 
 
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Winston Heverly
GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
Winston Realty, Inc.

It keeps up with theme no doubt, besides who needs coffee when you got the Sunday night rematch Patriots @ Ravens. The games where me out being a Pats fan from the Baltimore area. I have been wired since 7:30pm.

September 23, 2012 09:39 PM
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William Johnson
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Hi Mona, I looked at the clock and wondered the same thing. A new listing and new referral with a family coming soon. The day just disappeared and I haven't finished all my post readings.
September 23, 2012 11:52 PM
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Clint Mckie
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Hi Mona,

Do you know what you found there?

It's a grist mill grinding stone. Used with a water driven grist mill for grinding wheat and other grains into flour.

That's a really old stone and collectors would go nuts for it.

Have a wonderful week ahead and I hope you get to close on homes this week.

Have a great day and week ahead in Sylva or Dillsboro. 

Best. Clint McKie

September 24, 2012 02:36 AM
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Randy Ostrander
Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
Lake and Lodge Realty LLC

Good morning Mona. That frog does look stoned! Every once in a while I run into something on a showing that makes me smile. This would have.

September 24, 2012 02:57 AM
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Wayne Martin
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Michael Saunders & Company

Mona, coffee does not have that effect on me, thank goodness! Enjoy your day!

September 24, 2012 04:52 AM
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Mona. Creativity knows no bounds. This is rally neat. Good eye and thanks for sharing the whimsy.

September 24, 2012 05:27 AM
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Mona Gersky
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Winston, I got a good four hours sleep and am raring to go now!

William, I know - right? Just poof and the day is gone.

Clint, no-I didn't know that and I had no idea that frogs were integral to grist mills.  Interesting, I did wonder where they found a great big ol' flat round stone, lol.

Randy, then I would like showing houses with you.

Wayne, usually coffee doesn't have that effect on me either...don't know what was going on.

Sheila, good to hear from you and glad you liked it.

September 24, 2012 05:56 AM
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Than Maynard
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People with an artistic bent amaze me. Typically, not things I would see or even think of looking for.

September 24, 2012 07:09 AM
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Mona Gersky
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Than, maybe you just don't give yourself the chance to see this stuff.  I admit that I'd never have thought of finding the frog in the stones.

September 24, 2012 04:59 PM
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What a cute and whimsical stone cold frog, I would have taken its picture, too!

September 24, 2012 07:23 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
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Ribbit!  Ribbit!  Stone frogs are pretty whimsical.  And this was a photo op waiting to happen.

September 24, 2012 08:11 PM
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Hi Mona, I cam back to comment on the frog. It might have been the iPad but I didn't see it the first time. Me Bad! " Ribbit"
September 24, 2012 09:52 PM
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Janna, I love little discoveries like this frog.

Pat, I hope he wasn't waiting too long, as you know whimsical stone frogs are pretty social fellows.

William, it must have been the iPad.  lol....you bad!  Have a ribbitful day.

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