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Smoked Turkey, Easy & Awesome.

TurkeyA few days ago a teammate of and I were in conversation about the long weekend coming up. While I always have a hard time being away from the office for more than a weekend or so, I’ve learned that holidays aren’t about what I want to do, they are about the kids and time with the kids. Got it

Deep thoughts notwithstanding, the deer in headlight moment of the conversation was when she found out that I wasn’t cooking my own turkey. She was stunned. To me this wasn’t a big whoop. After all, if someone can prepare a turkey better than I can and make it convenient at the same time? Win/win.

She still didn’t understand, saying something to the effect of, “I’ve never heard of anyone not making their own turkey. That’s just not how it’s supposed to be.” My answer, “Well since you’re all into how it’s ‘supposed to be’ I can’t wait to see the pic of you trompin’ through the woods, singing turkey songs with a little wooden box, and plucking your turkey after you drag it from the woods. I know a true historian doesn’t drive an SUV with heated seats to a Publix to purchase such a special symbol with a credit card.”

Anyway, after some fun jabbing we dispersed to our families for the long weekend ahead. I picked up our turkey Thanksgiving morning around 10AM, and can report with authority that I could not have prepared a turkey with so much flavor. It was awesome and the whole house had a perfect Thanksgiving aroma.

Big thanks to John Blackmon for providing a great service.

FJ

Zillow Needs More Real Estate.

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Interesting industry stuff from my friends at www.Inman.com . FJ Zillow Taking 5 More Floors In Seattle High-Rise Trulia moving ahead with its own expansion plans as acquisition by Zillow looms Paul Hagey If brick-and-mortar investments are … [Continue reading]

Vacant Land Tops HotSheet.

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This edition of this blog’s most popular subject, The HotSheet, includes the most recent homes to hit Columbia, SC’s real estate market within the last 2 weeks. Per the back end of the site, as of 2:39AM it was updated only 172 minutes ago. The … [Continue reading]

New Listing on Blossom St.

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Heads up to clients and readers for 2827 Blossom Street to hit the Downtown real estate market any day now. This good looking home is about 2,400 square feet, and has 4 full bedrooms. The all brick classic Shandon home is just a few doors down from … [Continue reading]

A Man “At Peace” – Rodney Redd

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Tuesday morning many Downtown Columbia residents began their day at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, to be with the family and celebrate the life of Rodney Redd. Every now and then we run into folks that intrigue us. Sure, everyone is … [Continue reading]

Designer Showplace For Sale – $499K.

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Check this one out! A few days ago we put 643 Beaver Park Drive on the market, and it's awesome. This house was once a builder's house, so it has aaaaall the bells and whistles; Wide plank cherry floors, full home sound system, central vac, and all … [Continue reading]

Baby Probz Take Me To The House.

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I don't have much time to blog tonight. Around 4:00 this afternoon Jennifer called to inform me that little Ivey had an appointment with the doctor at 4:30. As in 30 minutes. After a quick unanswered text to our go to babysitter, Aunt Liz (she was in … [Continue reading]

A Fun Time For A Good Cause.

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Tuesday we had a fine time on the golf course for a good cause. A few weeks ago Amanda received an email from Erin Zeman about a local upcoming golf tournament. Hmmm. As many of you know, it's rare that we get pulled off of our daily real … [Continue reading]

The Newest HotSheet Is Live…

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This edition of this blog’s most popular subject, The HotSheet, includes the most recent homes to hit Columbia, SC’s real estate market within the last 2 weeks. Per the back end of the site, as of 1:00AM it was updated only 67 minutes ago. The … [Continue reading]

“The Social Pig” @ Devine Is OPEN!

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In case you missed it, this quote was posted on 'both' Shandon Neighborhood Facebook pages. "In spite of recent rumors to the contrary, our local Piggly Wiggly on Devine is staying!! The former Managers, Darrill & Jennifer Miller have purchased … [Continue reading]