Monthly Archives: August 2018

Worthy of Honors

Worthy of Honors
Thank goodness I'm getting back to normal with my workload.  Those 18 hours of classroom time took a big bite out of my week.   I had to keep reminding myself that it was already Thursday.I turned a little wicked this morning with an Alliant Energy crew when having to meet them at a property.  As they hopped one at a time out of their big-b … continue reading

Maple Helicopters

Maple Helicopters
Alas my three days of continuing education is over and certainly glad of it.  It never seems to fail, that whenever I have "must go" places to be, there are all the more immediate needs of others surfacing.  Since we're not to have our cell phones on during those classes, the sassy text messages started piling up.  I just mentioned to someone ea … continue reading

Je Ne Sais Quoi

Je Ne Sais Quoi
The race was on again today with getting carry-over work from last night completed before I had to head off to Clear Lake for another continuing education session.  First and foremost, was to get in touch with a seller and get his signatures on a purchase agreement before he drove off to Minneapolis to catch a flight out West.  Fortunately, I man … continue reading

Spot Bloodlines

Spot Bloodlines
If today wasn't a "whoosh" day, I don't know what could possibly considered one. From the time I arrived at the office, it was a rush to get appointments made and phone calls returned before I had to head over to Clear Lake for a scheduled real estate class.  Since Realtors like many other professionals, have continuing education requirements that … continue reading

146 – 12th St. NW

146 – 12th St. NW
It was another creepy early morning with the heavy fog moving around the low lying areas.  I can't remember seeing it so thick during this time of year.  It actually reminded me of something one would see in a Dracula movie.  Thinking it wasn't going to be as hot as predicted, I was proven wrong when I noticed the outside temp being 92 while dri … continue reading

Nature’s Smallest

Nature’s Smallest
I arrived at my office all the sooner than normal since I had an early appointment to show a home which meant I had to get my open house signs out beforehand.  Most of the general public haven't a clue about how much busier some Realtors are on weekends than they are during the week.  Often times when being asked about contacting me, buyers or se … continue reading

Chickie, Chick, Chick

Chickie, Chick, Chick
As the thermometer approached 90 degrees again today, I happened to look across the parking lot towards the Courthouse and noticed a light blueish haze which most certainly was a condensed layer of humidity. As much as I worked to keep from perspiring, it had to happen every time I was outdoors for longer than ten minutes.  For sure I'll have to d … continue reading

Nobody’s Forcing You

Nobody’s Forcing You
I found myself a bit tardy with getting first of the month accounting done, and likely the only thing I can accredit such laziness to, is this steamy hot weather.  It was actually quite pleasant this morning, but as the sun was climbing higher, it quickly grew hot.  Some of the people I interact with on a daily basis were also a bit on the crabby … continue reading

Fake News

Fake News
The dew was very heavy this morning which didn't surprise me considering how humid it was yesterday.  While on the phone this morning with a client, the subject of the amount of rain we've had so far this year came up in conversation.  I'm not sure if any of you remember a Fall a number of years ago when we had a torrential rain before the corn w … continue reading

Community Greenhouse

Community Greenhouse
The air continued to be heavy today, but at least it looks like the sun will start burning it off tomorrow.  It really has been the craziest of growing seasons this year.  Now on the downward slide of summer, I've seen some pretty sick looking fields of corn and soybeans.  One of my old clients told me today that for the first time in many years … continue reading