Ken's Naperville Real Estate Blog : April 2008

SPEEDBUMPS ON THE WAY TO PROSPERITIY

Every once and a while it happens.

On second thought, it happens all the time. 

SPEEDBUMPS ON THE WAY TO PROSPERITY.

We hit a tiny one today.  My wife had an appointment (Nutrition for your Kids) scheduled at 4:15.  I was watching Erin.

My limo friend Chris called and had a ride for me at 5:00. 

Sorry Chris, can't make it.

So my wifes appointment canceled at 3:00 today.  My ride was gone.  Too bad.

But this is just a minor bump.

Car trouble is a constant fear.  Speeding ticket.  Parking ticket.  Every bill.

These are hurdles that the struggling real estate agent jumps daily.

But we have to remember, they are only...

SPEEDBUMPS ON THE WAY TO PROSPERITY

Ken

www.kensfeaturedhomes.com

 

 

Comment balloon 7 commentsKen Tracy • April 24 2008 04:29PM
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