Blog Archive

Getting Real
“People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their definition of reality.”
It’s a Brand New Day!
In a cool solitude of trees Where leaves and birds a music spin Mind that was weary is at ease, New rhythms in the soul begin.             ~William Kean Seymour, The Cats of Rome: New and Selected Poems
In MY day…
When a Job Becomes a Calling
“The fact is that people are good. Give people affection and security, and they will give affection, and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.” ~Abraham Maslow
To Risk
To laugh is to risk appearing a fool.To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.To reach out to another is to risk involvement.To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self... ~ William Arthur Ward
“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.” ~ Louisa May Alcott – poet, authoress (1832-88)
The World Through Blue-Colored Glasses
“What every man needs, regardless of his job or the kind of work he is doing, is a vision of what his place is and may be..."                     ~ Joseph Morrell Dodge (1890-1964)
Rosy Outlook for Multi-Family
Multi-family real estate stayed within predicted market averages throughout 2017, but trended upwards by year’s end – due to continued inventory shortages, lagging home construction...
Motivate Begins with Self
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~ T.S. Eliot
Tax Reduction but Not Reform
By: Marty Rueter, Executive Vice President As every political pundit, tax preparer, business owner, and “ordinary” wage earner knows by now, there’s a new tax law starting this year. In last month’s Commercial Chronicle, I speculated about varying proposals in the two, widely differing House and Senate tax...