Monthly Archives: May 2012

Entry 132: Home Prices Are Higher…and Lower

Hey, there’s great news if you’re thinking about selling your home. According to the Associated Press: Home Prices Rise in Most Major U.S. Cities for First Time in 7 Months Home prices rose in March from February in most major … Continue reading

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Entry 131: Please Rain on Our Parade

Today I will be ignoring the stated subject of this blog to ask the burning question: Why is there no Jew Day Parade in New York City? I mean, just about every other ethnic and religious group gets a shot … Continue reading

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Entry 130: Garage Good!

It occurs to me that I haven’t written very much about our garage. I am reminded of this by the news that there is currently a garage for sale in Manhattan for $1,000,000. I’m not talking about the kind of … Continue reading

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Entry 129: Real Estate Nightmares

While our real estate transactions last year didn’t exactly go smoothly, I am horrified to learn what could have happened. For instance, there is this story from the world of real estate, as reported by WREG TV in Memphis, and … Continue reading

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Entry 128: Revenge

In many previous posts, (most notably, “Tree War“) I have documented the vendetta the trees on our property have against us, and the various projectiles (nuts, needles, sticky blossoms, branches, leaves) they have used against us. Most recently, as my … Continue reading

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Entry 127: Don’t Look Down

So you’ll never guess what my lovely wife Barbara just acquired for our kitchen. I’ll give you some hints: it’s not an appliance; it will in no way enhance the flavor of our food; it will not assist in the … Continue reading

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Entry 126: Ten Inventions for Homeowners That Actually Exist

In a recent post, I described 10 great inventions that every homeowner should have. True, they had the slight drawback of not having been invented yet, but they were all awesome nevertheless. In this post, I’m going to tell you … Continue reading

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