ZAP! Zap! Zap!!!
Maybe it's just me, but every time I touch the light switch, the copy machine or a door knob, sparks fly. (Ouch!) It's gotten to the point where I don't want to touch anything at all. (Get me a stick.) It's much worse at the office where the carpet seems to really conduct electricity.
"Is it true offers aren't being written with inspection contingencies any longer?"
I love my readers. Every time I'm about to hit a writer's block, along comes a perfectly-timed question.
The short answer is: They ARE still being written, they just aren't finding much success.
On Wednesday, Buck and I spent the morning at the vet's office for a wellness check. At 14 years of age (that's 98 to you and me) Buck has been in declining health and finding it very difficult to get up the stairs or worse yet, jump up on the bed (he's not supposed to, but he still finds a way).
I'm blessed to hear many inspiring speakers in my life and just last weekend I heard a hysterically funny and gifted orator who claimed "there are really only two topics in life: 'romance and finance'." That made the audience laugh loudly, but boy, do I get his point.
Julie Gardner, has been writing The Perspective for 14 years and has published more than 500 essays. She is also a frequent contributor to the Sound Off column in the Real Estate section of The San Francisco Chronicle.