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October 26, 2010 Posted by | Fun Post | , , | Leave a comment

Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post – Wings Neck Lighthouse

For this Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post – I have found some magnificant pictures taken by Savannah Grandfather and posted on Flickr.com.  This Lighthouse – the Wings Neck Lighthouseis located in Cape Cod, Massachusetts Simply… BEAUTIFUL!

Wings Neck Lighthouse - Savannah Grandfather                                                             Savannah Grandfather – Flickr.com

View from a Lighthouse - Savannah Grandfather                                                               Savannah Grandfather– Flickr.com

Stairs in a Lighhouse - Savannah Grandfather                                                               Savannah Grandfather– Flickr.com

 Lighthouse Walkway - Savannah Grandfather                                                               Savannah Grandfather– Flickr.com

Lighthouse Sunset Window - Savannah Grandfather                                                             Savannah Grandfather – Flickr.com

I wonder what life must have been like as a Lighthouse Keeper?

July 17, 2009 Posted by | Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post, Fun Post | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post – Horses

As a REALTOR in both New York and Connecticut, I have seen many farms and homes with horses.  I think they are beautiful, but I do admit that I am a bit – well maybe very – intimidated by their size.  But oh how I do love to view them… from afar!  Here are some of my favorite Flickr photos from very daring photographers!

horse-alisdair                                                                   alisdair – Flickr.com

in-the-breeze-wolfgang-staudt                                                             Wolfgang Staudt – Flickr.com

gimme-some-sugar-pamzpix                                                                 Pamzpix – Flickr.com

horse-clearly-ambiguous                                                     Clearly Ambiguous – Flickr.com

running-jelles                                                                   JelleS – Flickr.com

sunset-horse-evgeni-dinev                                                          Evgeni Dinev – Flickr.com

March 27, 2009 Posted by | Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post, Fun Post | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post – Dogs!

It’s FRIDAY – Yahoo!!  I love – LOVE Flickr.com – There are a ton of awesome photographers– both amature and professional – with photos that make me smile – make me drool and make me wish I was there.

doggie-randy-son-of-robert1                         Randy son of Robert – Flickr.com                             “Ready for my close-up!”

For this Friday’s Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post, I have chosen to share some Flickr photos of… DOGS

snug-david                                       David – Flickr.com                                                  “I’m scared!”

doggy-formalfallacy-dublin-victor                        Formalfallacy Dublin Victor –Flickr.com                        “Gone with the Wind”

 sleeping-dog-mr_sellars                                        Mr_SellarsFlickr.com                     “Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz…”

 too-cute-mrmark-semicolon-on-both-sides                                    mr.MarkFlickr.com                          “The sun feels sooo good!”

 This post is dedicated to the very brave Chihuahua who followed and growled at me the entire time I showed his home.

hey-waz-up-tanakawho                                     tanakawhoFlickr.com                 “You lookin at me… Grrrr!”

Check out Flickr.com and see why I love this site – and take some of your own pics and add them to your own account – it’s FREE!!

February 27, 2009 Posted by | Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flickr Foto Fun Friday – Up, Up & Away!

For today’s – Flickr Foto Fun Friday – I have chosen the theme – “Up, Up & Away!”  in respect to my  hope that our economy, the housing market and our countries employment rate will be on the rise due to better days now the President Obama is officially in office!

up-up-and-away-brian-negus                                                           Brian Negus – Flickr.com

light-as-air-aussiegall                                                                 aussiegall– Flickr.com

sky-mannequin                                                                Mannequin– Flickr.com

flying-over-the-mountains-rob                                                                       Rob– Flickr.com

flying-sky-high-mindfulness                                                                     mindfulness – Flickr.com

Hope you have an “up-full” day!

January 23, 2009 Posted by | Economy, Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post, Fun Post, Inspiration, President Obama, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post – Clouds

cloud-reflection-aussiegall                                  aussiegall – Flickr.com                                        “Cloud Reflection”

littlehouse-onthe-hillside-ichaz                                  iChaz – Flickr.com                            “Storm Clouds on the Prairie”

 For this Fridays Flickr Foto Fun Day – I have chosen a few pics of CLOUDS – in respect to all the snow and ice storms we’ve had – and another is due tomorrow!

clouds-meanest-indian                                                 Meanest Indian – Flickr.com        “Fluffy Clouds”

rainbow-cloud-linhngan                                  linhngan– Flickr.com                           “Rainbow Cloud”

night-sky-nagy-david

                                 Nagy David – Flickr.com                           “Night Clouds”

As a Realtor, I have had the pleasure viewing homes throughout New York and Connecticut – and viewing many different CLOUDS– Fluffy, See-Thru, Storm, Scattered and Scary clouds!  Hope you enjoy these wonderful photos taken by some very talented photographers and posted on Flickr.com

January 9, 2009 Posted by | Connecticut, Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post, Fun Post, Life as a Realtor, NY, Realtor, Snow, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sprinkles Ice Cream Shop in New Fairfield, CT

 

Sprinkles Ice Cream Shop in New Fairfield, Connecticut is serving some great flavors  –  PUMPKIN – MAPLE /OREO – and – CINNAMON/APPLE/CARAMEL – YUM!  

Sprinkles colors are Pink and Blue.  My oldest daughter, Melissa, works there – making it convenient to her dorm in Danbury and home in New Fairfield.

Some other awesome popular flavors mostly for adults are:  Coconut Mounds- Coconut ice cream with coconut flakes and chocolate chips – Matt’s Frapp- Kalua ice cream with brownies and Heath bar – Smores – Chocolate ice cream with graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate chips – Yum Yummy!!

Some kids favorites are:  Party Cake, Blue Cloud and Cotton Candy.

Sprinkles is located on Route 39 just across from SHAWS Supermarket.  They are open Wednesday’s through Sunday’s and will stay open during the winter – so go on over  – after a game, to pick up a Birthday cake or to just treat yourself and make up your own favorite!

November 16, 2008 Posted by | Connecticut, Fun Post, New Fairfield, Uncategorized, Winter | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

November Birthdays

November is a busy month for my family.  We have a total of 7 BIRTHDAYS!  So this post is for…

Kristin – November 6th birthday-cake-wfabry

Joe – November 8th awesome-b-day-cake-exfordy

Richie – November 10th cherry-cake-adactio

Jonathan – November 11th video-game-cake-jem

Isabella – November 11th happy-birthday-virtualern

Anna Carolina – November 16th pink-b-day-dplanet-semicolon-twice

Ma – November 22nd red-candles-jenster181

Feliz Anos to all… and many more!

November 16, 2008 Posted by | Fun Post, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Country Music Awards

 country-music-awards

Tonight the 42nd Country Music Awards aired on ABC with Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley as co-hosts. The two also performed and both won awards.   I have a client that I have been working with for almost 2 years now.  She LOVES country music – so Samantha, this post if dedicated to you!

The show started off with an awesome performance by Brad Paisley and Keith Urban.  Other performers were The Eagles, Sugarland, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift and my favorite of the night, “All Summer Long” by Kid Rock.

Kenny Chesney wins “Entertainer of the Year” – country’s music top prize.  Here is the list of all the winners tonight from CMT.com and photos of the CMA Awards Red Carpet Pictures from AOL.

kenny-chesney

November 13, 2008 Posted by | Fun Post, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Family Halloween Night!

  Darkpatator – FLICKR

My family and I celebrated HALLOWEEN night at my brother, Louie and sister-in-law, Leia’s home.  They went all out with “spooky” decorations and “scary” – but yummy – TREATS.  We had a ton of LAUGHS through out our “MONSTER MASH” night!

Tonight, after Trick-or-Treating, I watched The Poltergeist – a favorite of mine.  I have MANY others that I can share.  Remember, it doesn’t have to be Halloween to watch a scary movie.

  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Friday the 13th
  • Halloween
  • Carrie
  • Jeepers Creepers
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • The Shinning
  • The Birds
  • The Sixth Sense
  • The Exorcist
  • Amityville Horror
  • Psycho
  • What Lies Beneath …. Just to name a few!

November 1, 2008 Posted by | Connecticut, Fun Post, Halloween, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Last Minute Halloween Tips

Halloween is here – “BOO!”

History on Halloween

 

Here are some last minute Halloween tips from FineLiving.com – and – FoodNetwork.com

Happy Halloween!!!  Be safe – TrendMicro has some Trick or Treat safety tips!

October 31, 2008 Posted by | Fun Post, Halloween, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

REAL ESTATE FOR THE BIRDS

As I was driving around New Fairfield CT, I couldn’t help but notice all the birds nests – and of course that   made me think … What if I was a Realtor for the birds??  Most of you should know me and my silly thinking by now!

female-house-sparrow

 Nests are scattered through-out trees in Connecticut and New York. In just 3 miles, my mother and I counted almost 20 nests!   How did they pick and choose their “home”?

tree-silhouette-neilsphotography                                                     Neilsphotography – Flickr.com

I also wondered what would being a Real Estate agent for birds involve?  Would I need to search for the tallest tree – a strong and sturdy one?  Maybe an oak tree – a maple or pine tree.  I wonder if their criteria would include having to find the perfect tree near homes with bird feeders and bird baths – BUT – none near homes with cats!

bad-kitty-sskennel                                                                           sskennel – Flickr.com

Hmm?? Most trees are awfully high and most birds tend to make their “home” on the very top.  Suddenly, I feel I’ve developed a fear of heights! 

looking-up-formalfallacy-dublin-victor                                         formalfallacy @Dublin (Victor) – Flickr.com

Won’t you be my neighbor?

April 21, 2008 Posted by | Fun Post, New Fairfield, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment