It is strangely satisfying to be served a sandwich on a slab of stone. A chunk of slate. The nature-lover in me rejoices! Friends were in from out of town and I met them at Blue Dahlia Bistro in Westlake. I did enjoy my egg salad tartine on homemade bread served on a rock, but this … Continue reading Making Sound Decisions
"Because your mother went to art school."
Mark Sprague, of Independence Title in Texas, forecasts that the cost of labor will rise as much as 25% in the next year or so. Let's think about it: the entire Texas coast and inland for 75 miles or more, was damaged/destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. All those homes and buildings need repair and replacement. That … Continue reading Number
This year is different, however: all attendees will be bused to the coastal areas on 137 chartered buses to help make more order out of chaos for areas devastated by Harvey two weeks ago.
If you are a buyer and you are running around trying the get the most square footage for the dollar, how are you going to know when you've found that touchstone?
We read the dessert selection first, so that we'd be mindful of our ultimate goal when we ordered lunch. I chose the Carprese Quiche and Mom had the Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Grilled Cheese on sourdough. We split a Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée. And, yes, it was all wonderful.
Thursdays around here are supposed to be "Thematic Thursday", which loosely means, "The theme of this blog is real estate, so on this day, I will describe the work of a real estate professional." I have heard lots of misconceptions and confusion about what real estate professionals actually DO, so I will give you some … Continue reading Training