A Cashier’s Check is Just like Cash

A Cashier’s Check is Just like Cash
While visiting with a gentleman today who also grew up on a farm, I couldn't help asking, "With this eleven below zero weather and the wind blowing, I'm sure you had some flash-backs from you years on the farm." He laughed and said, "You can bet I di … continue reading

326 – 1st St. NW, Mason City, IA

326 – 1st St. NW, Mason City, IA
There's no question we're all muttering under our breaths, "Get me the Yell out of this frozen tundra!", and rightly so because today was another finger and toe numbing experience while outdoors, and believe me, it didn't take but a few minutes for a … continue reading

New Listing... 326 1st St. NW Mason City

326 1st St. NW Mason City
MLS:
220041
Price:
$ 54900
Investors Alert! This rock-solid diamond in the rough needs only a little polishing because all the major improvements have been done. Newer thermal windows, high efficiency furnace with air, permanen … view the listing

Watching a Fainting Goat Dance

Watching a Fainting Goat Dance
As I was expecting today, whenever there's a Monday holiday, the following Tuesday ends up being one of the busiest of the week, and that's exactly what happened. Not to worry, I made all my appointments on time, along with getting everything in need … continue reading

They’re Worshipping Their Own Power

They’re Worshipping Their Own Power
It came as a surprise when finding it much warmer than was predicted today, which offered some melting time during our afternoon. When visiting with a client who's out of State today, it sounded like the Southern States got a good pounding these last … continue reading

But Rather a Bloated Village

But Rather a Bloated Village
Our temps didn't get as high as predicted, but at least the wind wasn't blowing which made for a more pleasant day to be outdoors. It looks like our weather is going to be yo-yoing again this week, so if we can at least get out of this month without … continue reading

One of the Most Intelligent People

One of the Most Intelligent People
I didn't take the time to look how many inches of snow we received, but judging by the average amount that was moved today, I'd say it was somewhere around eight inches. Thank goodness the wind wasn't blowing hard while the sun was shining because it … continue reading

If We’d Always be a Little Kinder

If We’d Always be a Little Kinder
As expected, we're getting a good pounding with snow, and even though I shoveled outside the front of my office four times today, there's no question I'll have a good helping to get removed tomorrow morning. I didn't check the weather, but sure hopin … continue reading

The Whole Complex was Built on Cursed Ground

The Whole Complex was Built on Cursed Ground
After hearing how much snow we're supposed to be getting, I braced myself for another round of snow removal. As someone said today, "I wish we'd only get three inches at a time instead of double or triple." I was in complete agreement because when it … continue reading

1307 N. Hampshire Ave., Mason City, Iowa

1307 N. Hampshire Ave., Mason City, Iowa
In spite of having random "sun-breaks" today, we must consider ourselves fortunate we were not having to endure below zero temps accompanied by a biting northwest wind. It was definitely an "out of the puddles and into the ponds" with our melting sno … continue reading

New Listing... 1307 N Hampshire Ave Mason City

1307 N Hampshire Ave Mason City
MLS:
220028
Price:
$ 124500
Absolutely charming 2+ bedroom brick ranch home that’s move-in ready. Many updated including thermal windows, beautiful hardwood floors, high efficiency furnace, sunny 3+ season’s room off … view the listing

Every Happening Great and Small

Every Happening Great and Small
At one time or another, I read that Mason City Iowa is in the top ten cities of the United States which has the greatest temperature swings in a 12 month period, which comes as no surprise when finding our temps today reaching well above forty degree … continue reading