Writing & Skiing & Living

Month: February 2012

REAL ESTATE CONFIDENTIAL: HOW THE HOUSING BOOM BECAME A HOMELESS BOOM

I’ll start with a full disclosure:  I hold a Real Estate Brokers License and am a member of the Board of Realtors. I was in business during the boom selling a home to almost anyone who could breathe and was minimally qualified by just picking up the phone and calling any Mortgage Broker. I am… Read More ›

IN ABE LINCOLN’S TIME

I have been reading, actually re-reading a lot lately about the Civil War and in particular our 16th President. It struck me on this Presidents’ Day 2012 that as ugly as the political discourse is nowadays it is benign compared to what was occurring in this country in 1860-1865. We were as a people literally… Read More ›

Be careful, its a Zoo out there!

Welcome to my Blog, a small outpost of reason in an unreasonable world. This is not my first blog, I once ran for political office and blogged extensively about public safety and public policy on my campaign site. As a Real Estate Broker I also blogged about the housing market  which I found boring and… Read More ›