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11 Things Not About Real Estate

 Received this from a dear friend and even though it has nothing to do with real estate, I thought

it worth reading and sharing!


by anonymous




1. Try everything twice. On one woman's tombstone she said she wanted this epitaph: "Tried everything twice. Loved it both times!"


2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down. (Keep this in mind if you are one of those grouches!)  


3. Keep learning: Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever... Never let the brain get idle. 'An idle mind is the devil's workshop.' And the devil's name is Alzheimer's!


4. Enjoy the simple things.



  5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath. And if you have a friend who makes you laugh, spend lots and lots of time with HIM/HER.  



6.. The tears happen: Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. LIVE while you are alive.



7. Surround yourself with what you love: whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever.. Your home is your refuge.


8. Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.


9. Don't take guilt trips.. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county, to a foreign country, but NOT to where the guilt is.


10. Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity. I love you, my special friend!


11. Forgive now those who made you cry. You might not get a second chance..




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Comment balloon 10 commentsMargaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 • October 24 2016 09:31PM
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