Sep 21, 2013


The secret to happiness is to do what you like.
The secret to success is to like what you do...

I told Arvid that I would like to go on a little vacation soon.  He looks at me 
and without blinking says, "well aren't you always on vacation"?  I just looked 
back at him and of course I had to smile.  Otherwise, I guess I would have really 
done something very wrong.  Sometimes I think he is either very clueless or
it is just one big act he likes to put on... on being dense.

On a good note, we concluded that we will one day re-plan and retake our trip to California.
Unfortunately, this year did not work out because of medical issues with
Arvid and Brutus.  Who knows March or April is always a good month.
One can hope.

Our friends are finally here decorating and furnishing their home.  Their excitement
is palpable and with every purchase they make they are closer to making
this house their home.  Arvid and I were happy to be able to make it welcoming
for them.  It was worth the smiles on their faces.  Can't wait to see what they do next.

Being Realtors really is fun.  We meet interesting people and we always become
friends.  Even in Chicago.  When we bought and sold our apartment we became friends
with the Realtor.  We even went out and had dinners together and kept in touch.  Same
with our customers.  Some have even come to our home for drinks and we have been to
theirs as well.  Both Arvid and I love what we do and I guess it shows.

One customer in particular calls us before he and his wife show up to make
sure we will be around so that we can get together.  The last time they were here,
we had drinks at their home then we all went out for a fun evening. They have even visited
 my parents both here in Florida and now in North Carolina.  They also named their
granddaughter after me!  Yep!  guess soon they will be back hoping to get away
for a few weeks from the cold winters in Indiana.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do!
Never settle for anything because if you do, you sure are missing
out on some of life's best moments.  Getting there is not always easy,
but the journey is half of the fun!

Wishing you all a beautiful day filled with love and lots of fun.
Remember,  let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Do what you love; you'll be better at it. It sounds pretty simple, 
but you'd be surprised how many people don't get this one right away.