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Second Home Construction on the Rise

Second Home Construction on the Rise

Housing trends are being impacted by lifestyle changes we’re making due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  More designated home office space and remote learning areas are desired over open-floor plans.  Larger homes vs. smaller footprints accommodate more time spent at home....

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What’s your word for 2021?

What’s your word for 2021?

 A snow storm has started here in Cedar Rapids, making this a good day to think about the year ahead.  One idea I implemented last year was to have a word for the year.  My word for 2020 was “FOCUS”.  It really did help me when I was heading down “bunny trails” and...

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Sharing Inspiration and More

Sharing Inspiration and More

It’s been a little while since I posted.  There are a couple of things I wanted to share with you that I think could be helpful. Just an update on the most recent book I’m reading, “The Book of Beautiful Questions” by Warren Berger.  Using questions to make better...

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Staying Accountable! (VIDEO)

Staying Accountable! (VIDEO)

  Just wanted to check-in with you after I mentioned some goals I have been working toward. A few months ago, I shared a few books I had been reading and how I was attempting to implement the ideas to improve my success and quality of life. The 12-Week Year, by...

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After the Storm (VIDEO)

After the Storm (VIDEO)

  It’s been a little over two weeks since a derecho storm came through Iowa. The Cedar Rapids/Marion area seems to have been dealt the worst of it with winds recorded up to 140 mph during the 45 minutes of destruction. It at least feels good to be moving into the...

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