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Top Ten Reasons Why the Lender Won’t Fund

Top Ten Reasons Why the Lender Won’t Fund The dog ate the deed of trust. The underwriter won’t accept red ink, she’s going to need the loan documents signed in actual blood. The termite report expires tomorrow, and if they…

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Sadly, Taj Mahal Syndrome On the Rise

Sadly, Taj Mahal Syndrome On the Rise Taj Mahal Syndrome [tahzh muh-hahl sin-drohm] - noun - An illness experienced by owners or those who hold an interest in real property that is chiefly characterized by the acute misimpression that the…

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Regarding Linens and Other Things

Regarding Linens and Other Things Years ago, my mother had a real problem with the store "Linens ‘n Things."  She loved everything in that store. . . except the prices.  She would drag me out every weekend to go shopping…

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It Ain’t All Sunshine and Google Out There in Technology Land

Recently, an Active Rain member seemed to get a kick out of my statement that "I am old enough to remember when you couldn't really search for anything on the internet, at least and hope to find it," in my post "Are Your Blog Posts Just Cyber Garbage?" You see, I am admittedly a big fan of Google; the idea that information is right there at my fingertips has completely reshaped my life. The fact that I don't have to sit through a cocktail hour with a bunch of people who are under the mistaken impression that John Denver was an original cast member of "Gilligan's Island" makes my life infinitely more bearable. When I was growing up this sort of thing happened all the time, and although I did learn to suffer fools, I did not do so gladly. Anyway, that comment got me thinking that there are quite a few things that exist now that didn't when I was growing up, and unlike Google, not all of them are good. In fact some of them are downright awful. Here's my list, feel free to add to it:
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