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What makes you stop and take a breather?

Yesterday, for the second time in two weeks, I just shut my phone off to calls that were not from family. (My phone has that feature and I love it!)

Well, back to the story. We had just signed on our new investment property that my family will be living in for the next year or so, when the song "The Cat's in the Cradle" came on the radio.

I immediately drove to a park and for the next hour and a half we walked and played with our kids. Boy, it was nice not having the phone go off and I did have 5 messages though when I checked for messages. But, I had quality time with my kids and that can't be replaced.

                                           
                                         So what makes you stop and smell the roses?


Todd Clark (Broker/Owner)
The Friendly Home Team
Realty Pro, Oregon LLC
Todd@IFoundYourNewHome.com
Phone: (503)524-9494
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Comment balloon 11 commentsThe Friendly Home Team • July 17 2007 09:11AM
What makes you stop and take a breather?
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