Dr. Phillips-Windermere Real Estate Video Blog

  • The Aptitude of Re-Invention

    Happy Holiday!!! I just want to start this letter by saying how grateful I am for all of you, for this wonderful weather and for this beau...

Connection - Oct 14, 2021


  • Connection

    Derek and I recently got to take the first real vacation that we have been on since 2019. 

  • The Dreaded COVID-19 Pounds

    I just want to go on record as saying that I think some of us needed a wee bit more notice before they said we are free to roam about outs...

  • Letter of the Heart—Call in the Walker

    It seems odd to me that time seems to be moving both at the slowest pandemic pace that anything could possibly move and as fast as the spe...

  • Letter of the Heart—Letting the Weeds just be Weeds

    Derek and I have been sitting in our garden chairs at sunset the last few evenings in anticipation of the arrival of the baby hummingbirds.

  • Letter of the Heart - Sunflower Shenanigans

    About 3 years ago this month, Derek and I went out to Wyoming to help Derek's parents remodel a bathroom.

  • Letter of the Heart - Baby Kitten Steps

    Derek and I recently adopted 2 kittens through the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.

  • Letter of the Heart - Staying Connected

    Most of you know that my sister Christi and I work together at Keller Williams Classic Realty. I am mentioning this because I have been wa...

  • Letter of the Heart - How to Make Delicious Omelettes

    In respect to our current climate of social distancing we thought that the easiest way to minimize points of contact in regards to sending...

  • Letter of the Heart - Lost in Translation

    Hosting two exchange students from different parts of the world can have its challenges. Language, primarily English not being either of t...

  • Letter of the Heart - The Space for Something New

    With the school year well under way, I have been asked a few times if Derek and I had decided to host another Rotary exchange student this...

  • Letter of the Heart - It Isn't Always Everything or Nothing

    In 2006 Derek and I adopted 2 Siamese cats, a brother and sister.  Some of you will remember that the brother, Luke Skywalker, passed away...

  • Letter of the Heart - Time is Best When it is Shared

    Have you even noticed that when you see an enormous moon on the horizon that it just isn’t enough to look at it?  You have to make sure th...

  • Letter of the Heart - The Gift

    Earlier this year Derek and I were approved to host another foreign exchange student through the Rotary Youth Exchange program.  I have to...

  • Letter of the Heart - What you can do

    The summer heat has forced Derek to a very limited amount of time in our garden so like any enthusiast he has turned to gardening shows on...

  • Letter of the Heart - Luke

    I have noticed over the years that people have a lot in common, and that by sharing our stories we can sometimes help each other get throu...

  • Letter of the Heart - Johnny

    Last year Derek and I decided that we would like to participate as host parents to a student through the Rotary Youth Exchange program. ...

  • Letter of the Heart - Saving the Raccoons

    May I first say that I hope you are all well and that the hurricanes have not disrupted your lives. I don’t know how that would be possibl...

  • Letter of the Heart - The Alaskan Lupin

    Many of you read the last letter that I sent out in regards to a trip that I took earlier this summer through Scandinavia. I have one more...

  • Letter of the Heart - Inspired to Climb

    About 3 years ago, Derek noticed that the Disney Magic Cruise Ship did a summer trip through Scandinavia that looked incredible.  As soon ...

  • Letter of the Heart - The Perfect Odd Couple

    One of my favorite times of the day is when I get home in the evening and Derek and I get to tell each other stories from our day.  Derek ...

  • Letter of the Heart - Creating the Conditions

    My partner Derek was first introduced to hummingbirds when he traveled up to Michigan to help my father after he was diagnosed with lympha...

  • Letter of the Heart - Being a Piece of the Solution

    One of the biggest reasons that I really enjoy being a member of the Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips is how the group has introduced me to so ...