helping a relative move

Showing a House

Showing a House

You want to see a sweet young mom turn into a raving manic? Or, a successful business man be reduced to a puddle of worry? Try listing and selling a house. A darling mama of two can overnight turn into the female version of the Hulk as she barks orders for children to clean their […]

Ten Steps to have Your House Ready for a Quick Showing

You’ve just settled into your easy chair with your first cup of coffee in you hand and the morning news blaring in the background. Ah.. a relaxing day. Then your cell phone rings. “Hi, it’s Showing Central. We’d like to schedule you home for a showing in thirty minutes. May I make the appointment?” You […]

The Secret to Good Packing for Your Move

Readers: I’d love to have you as a regular reader. Please sign up for my blog on the right side of the page. ################### This week’s blog is from a moving company in the U.K. It is written about a move from London to Oslo but you will appreciate the helpful information. Packing is packing […]

Moving is More Than Unpacking

Guest Blog by Ginger Harrington No move is complete without a little…actually A LOT… of unpacking. The moving truck arrives and the boxes start coming off. The inventory is checked… and the unpacking begins! And Life Goes on… Now we all know that moving is more than unpacking. It is just not that simple–just not […]

The Lonely Booksigner

The Lonely Booksigner

Not a good sign, I thought to myself as I surveyed the empty chairs.It was one of th0se famously sweaty southern days in North Carolina All the smart people were inside enjoying the aritficially cooled air. I sat outside listening to the lone guitar player, the squirrels, the laughter of the retirement party inside and  […]

I’m a Crack Patcher

Isaiah 61: 1-2 says,   “The Spirit of the Sovereign God is on me because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the […]

How Changing Zip Codes Came to Be

I clicked the button that said, “Send” as a sigh of relief escaped my lips. No looking back now, as the final copy flies through cyberspace to my publisher. No delete key can fix typos, grammatical errors or incoherent thoughts. I think I just leaped off of a fifty foot cliff.

It’s a scary thing to cut up tiny portions of your life and pare your stories with biblical truth. Did I get it right? Will people understand my thoughts? I’m now putting up my experiences for anyone with a pair of reading glasses to scrutinize, critic and evaluate.

Get the Skinny on your Town

Ever curious about your town? What is the average income, education, or length of time your neighbors own their home? How about racial demographics and maritial demographics? Do your fellow citizens work mainly in construction, farming or management? How much water or land density is in your zip code? How about age groups?  Check out […]

No Car: No Problem

Considering a move to another citiy. Trying to balance the family budget? Consider relocating to a metropolitian area that offers excellent public transportation. When you consider how expensive it is to maintain a car( insurance, car payments and repairs), choosing a place where you could use public transporatation and get rid of one of the […]