Sunday, February 6, 2011

Microfiction Monday # 54




Welcome to Microfiction Monday.
Where a picture paints 140 characters.

Susan over at Stonyriver hosts Microfiction Monday The rules are simple,to use Susan's picture she posts then compose a story up to 140 characters including spaces and punctuation.

So here is this weeks picture and my story to go with.


Having been a realtor in my past life in California, 
Susan's picture looked like a possible sale to me.

Have a wonderful week everybody!



"Timeless Architecture
Chicago Re-gentrification.
A turn of the Century Factory
Reborn as Upscale Lofts!
Call today!"


Now Leap on over to Susan's place and leave your name.
She even has a brilliant counter to help us count.
As Susan promises, it's fast, it's fiction, it's fun!

61 comments:

  1. Oh, that's a perfect one, Peggy!! I love it! You are so good at these! Hope you've had a good weekend, but I know you're as ready for some sun and spring as I am! Soon -- hopefully????

    Sylvia

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  2. You must have been very successful at Real Estate! You are at Microfiction!

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  3. Sylvia;

    I am so ready for spring.
    I ordered five butterfly bushes yesterday.
    So I still have faith.
    Thanks Sylvia for your great comment, you always make me smile!

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  4. Well... this was right up your alley! I hope your snow has all been plowed and that you're staying warm.

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  5. Thanks so much Rinkly Rimes;
    Keeps me off the streets(haha)
    Have a great evening.

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  6. Kay;

    Snow is still lingering but we have so many new birds flying around.
    Thanks for the privacy alert.
    I went right over and removed us!
    Have a nice warm week!

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  7. LOL Excellent ad! Good take - I didn't think of this at all!

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  8. Thanks Sonia,
    A little different for me.

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  9. Hey, yeah, that place would make some nice condos, as long as they're retrofitted with all new plumbing and wiring! Clever take on the picture, Peggy!

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  10. You've still got it! SOLD!!! :O)

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  11. Thanks Diane;
    Have a great week.

    Pat;

    Funny how your mind takes you back.
    Spring is coming...I hope!

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  12. Hard work in today'c climate! Great take :)

    Thanks for the follow :)

    Funny I thought I was already following you, but apparently not!

    :Dom

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  13. Awe sweet Dom;

    Thanks for the follow back.
    We do have fun on Sun/Mon

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  14. Looks fantastic, I'll take it! :> Great job going in a completely different direction! Hope your week is wonderful!

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  15. Thanks Karen;

    I can give you a great deal!
    HAHA
    See you next time.

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  16. oooh, I LOVE your jingle! I know who to hire for any business I have in the future! ;)

    ♥.•*¨ Elizabeth ¨*•.♥

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  17. Thanks for your comment Elizabeth!
    have a great week!

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  18. I'd love to have a loft apartment here, Peggy.
    Can you arrange that? Please? :)
    ..

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  19. I just loved this old building and wouldn't think twice about buying one of the apartments. Good one realtor!

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  20. Jim;

    I can make it happen Jim;
    Thanks for playing along!

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  21. Susan;

    I really feel that the lofts would be fantastic.
    Vintage outside, state of the art(with keeping the character of the building)on the inside.
    Love those high ceilings.
    Have a great week and thanks for coming by!

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  22. Sounds like what gets written here in San Fran for some of the real estate. You're good.

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  23. I'm so totally ready to sign the loan papers.

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  24. Loft a partments I love then I lived in one when I was single what a way to live you'll find the link below.

    clock works

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  25. Ah, they're all turning into those. Nice one.

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  26. With such poetic words, you are sure to strike a deal in no time. Have a lovely day.
    ~celine

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  27. re gentrification- lofts! what a good idea, thanks.

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  28. that's a different thought.. good MFM!

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  29. They'll sell like hot cakes!

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  30. dkzody;

    I love San Fran, a favorite place for my husband and myself to visit!
    Thanks for your comment today.

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  31. Melanie;

    Come on down, I'm not that rusty!
    Love your comment.

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  32. I've never lived in one myself. Bet they are nice,with their high ceilings and open floor plan! Thanks for coming over Larry, nice to see.

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  33. Anthony;

    They sure are in Chicago. Thanks Anthony!

    Jabblog;

    Thank you!!!

    John;

    Flyer is in the mail! :)

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  34. celine;

    Thank you so much for your kind words.

    izzy;

    Much appreciated comments!

    Akela;

    Yay, I love that word, still!

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  35. Priya;

    Thank you!

    Cad;

    They do still sell, you're right!
    Thank you so much for stopping by!

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  36. you're right, we did think alike yet different
    you were being up front and I was being sneaky
    you must be an honest realtor :)

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  37. Oh, that was perfect. Throw in two parking spaces and it looks like my kinda neighborhood!

    Pearl

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  38. The Factories that were here, some have been turned into Outlet Malls, where you can buy things new for next to nothing.

    It would be nice to rent a loft here.

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  39. Pearl;
    Now that would be perfect.
    I'd give up a bedroom for parking!
    Thanks for stopping by!

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  40. Bill;

    Form the photos that you posted, I would love to live in your area!!!

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  41. Great take on the theme. I found this a hard one :O)

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  42. A vintage home with modern interiors ....best of both worlds...would be nice to own one....brilliant idea... :)

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  43. Love it! Real Estate add, such an interesting take on this photograph :-)

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  44. Awesome take on this one! I bet this home would be picked up in a minute :) Well done!

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  45. Madeleine;

    I hear you,some are very challenging for me too.
    Alot I should say.
    Thanks for your comment. I really appreciate it!

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  46. Anyse;

    Thank you so much. I reverted to what I know a little of!

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  47. Thanks Mom, I've always thought about having a loft. Then I had kids and that thought flew out of my brain! :)

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  48. Yaaay, Peggy! Very original and a wonderful take on the pic!!

    :)

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  49. I'll bet you were good at your job. I'm ready to sign.

    My MM: Truth In Advertising

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  50. Well done! Nice spin -- and very relevant with this sort of facelift going on in many cities. You sold me!

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  51. I bet you were really great at that job! And I can just envision those lofts!

    Have a good week.

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  52. You got the real estate, and the MM, down pat.

    Have a great week, Peggy.

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  53. WoW... great ads... great sales talk... great promotional campaign. When is the open house?

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  54. Oh wow, that was a perfectly perfect mm for the prompt!! ツ

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  55. Perfect story line and oh so ture of the Chicago area ... and probably most large cities.

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  56. Yes, and some of these re-dos in a city's downtown are fabulous. I loved your take on this.

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  57. Did you make the handy clock part of your sales pitch? Good MFM

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