Friday the 13th. Bad Luck? Not at our House!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with WHISPERING PINES REALTY 20398180

We don't usually believe in bad luck or are very superstitious.  Today is no different.

The morning started typical...Walked out feed the pets and fired up the outdoor boiler.  We just had  a 1/2 of rain and everything is ice.  I was taking the ashes out from the boiler and I slipped and fell on arm and should.  My face slammed into my arm.  I heard a pop.  I thought I broke an arm, but no,  I broke my top dentures in 1/2. 

My wife had left for Curves earlier and while I was super-glueing my teeth, when my wife calls and says she has a flat tire.   I go into town and swap cars.  I inflate the tire and drive to the shop.  I then call my father-in-law and we meet at Mc Donalds.  I am carrying our tray when someone gets up suddenly and runs right into me.  The tray with coffee and and pancakes goes flying.  The lady felt so bad, but Ronald was nice and replaced our food for us.

It is now almost 10:30 and my tire is fixed.  As I am walking to the door of the repair shop...THERE IT IS!!!  A bright shinny new PENNY!  My lucky day!  Yup, no bad luck in our household!

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Rainer
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Brett Reichel
Pacific Residential Mtg., LLC - NMLS 1477 / WA CL-1477 - Clackamas, OR
MLO 210215

Hey - Wilt Chamberlain was number 13, and he got lucky.....what?  like 20,000 times?  LOL...

Feb 13, 2009 01:42 PM #1
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Bud & Beth McKinney
RE/MAX UNITED - Cary, NC
Cary/Raleigh/Apex NC - The Team That Cares, RE/MAX United

I'm still laughing. Cute story ... And it all worked out in the end. :) Way to stay positive!!

Feb 13, 2009 01:43 PM #2
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Brett...the harder he worked the luckier he got.  So goes in business!

Beth...This actually happened this morning!

Feb 13, 2009 01:55 PM #3
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Laura Kombrink
RE/MAX Alliance - Collinsville, IL

Sounds like you got the bad stuff out of the way.  The rest of the day will be AWESOME!

Feb 13, 2009 01:59 PM #4
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JL Boney, III
Russell and Jeffcoat - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

I'm sorry you've had a rough day my friend, but hopefully that penny will turn things around.

Feb 13, 2009 02:03 PM #5
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Bob Foster
Century 21 Lanthorn R. E. Ltd. Belleville, Ontario - Belleville, ON

Great story! Thanks, William.

Feb 13, 2009 02:03 PM #6
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Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC - Melbourne, FL
Personal Service, always.

Nice day....Well tomorrow is Valentine's Day, perhaps your luck will change!

Feb 13, 2009 02:07 PM #7
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Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH

Bill; ever the optimist, If a penny can make you happy I bet you are an easy guy to get along with.

Feb 13, 2009 02:08 PM #8
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Laura...what bad Stuff?  Normal day!

JL...I am able to stand tall and take nourishment.  It's a great day!

Bob...Thanks for stoping

Gary...i hope not...it could go the other way and be bad!

Steve...Life is much sompler if you don't let the little every day things bug you!

Feb 13, 2009 03:27 PM #9
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Melody Botting
Melody Botting Real Estate Network - The Colony, TX

We lived through it, eh?  Life is good.

Feb 14, 2009 12:17 AM #10
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Vern Eaton
Askov, MN
Realtor 320-630-6995

Bill...I went throught eh day thinking it was the 12th....I guess I didn't miss much!

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