May 13, 2018

“I Feel So Good” Inducted Into Blues Hall of Fame, Class of 2018

Congrats, Bob! That’s my brother-in-law(!), Bob Riesman, being inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis last week for his seminal biography, “I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy.” From the publisher (University of Chicago Press): “‘I Feel So Good’ traces Big Bill’s career from his rise as a nationally...
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“Minnesota Twins”

Look closely and you’ll see not one but two trunks at the base of this tree, about 1/2 mile west of Minneapolis’ Cedar Lake in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill neighborhood. The tree ” make that tree(s) ” command a key intersection, which give passing motorists (and pedestrians) a treat this time of year. P.S.: a...
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“Marketing Across the Table”: In or Out of Bounds?

When It’s Poaching — and When It’s Not Is it ever OK to go after another Realtor’s clients? I’d say “yes” — with a major caveat. Namely, it’s OK for Realtors market to another agent’s clients AFTER the deal closes. That’s especially so if the home or Buyer is already in the agent’s geographic farm or sphere of influence...
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