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The Super 8 Meme for Brad Andersohn

What the heck is the Super 8 Meme? You've probably been seeing these everywhere on AR lately. Well I finally got suckered into it. I thought I might be able to fly low enough to miss the darts being thrown around the community, but NO! Carol Smith and Duane Marlink just had to peg stick me!! (LOL) The Super 8 Meme is answering 8 preselected questions, and then selecting 8 other members to do the same.

1. Who's your favorite musical artist?

I grew up with the music of the 80's, and had many musical influences. If I have to pick just one artist, I couldn't! Since the question is not favorite bands, I would have to say it's a tie between Eddie Van Halen, Neal Schon, Carlos Santana, and Joe Satriani. They are all local artists from my area who inspired me to play guitar. Many of their songs are tied to very special moments and memories.

2. Who is your favorite artist?
The painter of light. Thomas Kincade followed closely by Vincent Van Gogh. When I was just 10 years old, my mother took me to see Vincents' art on display in San Francisco. I was facsinated by the stories, the paintings, (my favorite "The Potato Eaters" ) it was most definitely a time and place in life I will never forget.




3. Who is your favorite blogger?

This is the toughest one of all, I have soooo many. I'll have to select Jeff Turner for this one. The guy is a genious. There is nothing he can't do when it comes to technology. He's been a great mentor to me on and off the rain. Jeff is one of the most knowledgeable Techie's and Bloggers I know. He's also a good friend.



4. If you could meet anyone (alive or dead), who would it be
and what is the most interesting thing about them? I'd want to meet Elvis Presley. Why? He's the KING of Rock and Roll!! We have a lot in common Elvis and I, we could have been great friends. The most interesting thing about Elvis was his life-style and his life story.

5. What did you want to be when you grew up?


A Blogger on ActiveRain! In my youth (age 5-12), I wanted to be a baseball player, (age 12-24) I wanted to be a Rock Star, (age 24-36) I wanted to be a Martial Artist in the movies, (age 36 - present) now when I grow up, I just want to be a good Dad, Husband, and make a difference in the world.



6. What is the most interesting piece of trivia you know?
I have seen and learned some crazy things in my day, but one of the most interesting trivia facts I know was discovered while in the title and escrow business for many years. Did you know that the transaction files are kept for 7 years, then they are shredded, recycled, converted back to sheet rock, and placed right back into homes? Somehow I found that a bit ironic and comical.




7. If you could live in any point in history what would it be and why?
The late 1800's. I'd like to see what it must have been like to whittle on the porch. To ride into town on Horeseback and visit the local saloon. To exist in a time where morals and values meant everything. Mostly, to just enjoy life when there was no television, computers or GAS PRICES!





8. What is the most interesting job you have ever held?

I'd have to say it's the one I have RIGHT NOW! Seriously, here I am typing the answers to a MeMe tag, and my employer is not going to reprimand or write me up for Blogging! I love working for ActiveRain and building relationships with many of the members here. This is definitely the MOST interesting Jobs I have ever held or been blessed with! :-))

Here's my Super 8 Selection to keep the "Viral Tag" going:

Ray Nellum Elaine Hanson Matt Moxhay Margaret Rome

Donald Bradbury Thesa Chambers
Jeremy Blanton Christine Donovan

 

     

"Learn More. Get More. Do More. Be More."

Comment balloon 86 commentsBrad Andersohn • June 09 2008 05:27PM

Comments

You stinker:-)!! I thought for sure there would be no way I'd get tagged. Is that you destroying a cinder block?
Posted by Matt Moxhay, Moorestown Real Estate (Prudential Fox & Roach) about 12 years ago

Brad,

Thanks for sharing with us.  Good to get to know you.

Don R.

Posted by Don Rogers, Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes (Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield) about 12 years ago

Matt - too bad, so sad!!  You're tagged! LOL~  Yes, that's me in Hawaii at a demo in Fort Shafter.  Never made the Karate Kid auditions.  I was there, just didn't pass the audition. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Don - I owed it to Duane and Carol, otherwise I try to avoid these meme's.  I like reading other members meme's, just don't like writing my own.  So have you been tagged?  I find most people don't like to comment on these for fear they might get tagged themselves! hmmm...   haha!!  :-) 

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Well I'm glad I'm not the only one who was less than thrilled about going through another round of MeMe's. I'm just hoping this is the last of them =/

Posted by Lisa Hill, Daytona Beach Real Estate (Florida Property Experts) about 12 years ago

Brad:  My son loved Van Halen... WOW!  I can't see you whittling on the porch because you seem to be a busy bee.  You wanted to meet a "King" (of rock and roll) and in my Meme I wanted to meet the "Queen" of Sheba... I was tagged by Marc Grossman.  Thanks for sharing more about you with us.

Posted by Jan Wood (None) about 12 years ago
There! Now that didn't hurt a bit, did it? LOL Thanks for playing along - you're a good sport. And I do believe you have accomplished your goal in #5. I'm sure Debra thinks you're a great husband, your kids definitely think your a great dad - and you make a difference in the world everyday. Just by being you. Thanks for sharing. I'm happy and proud to have you as a friend!
Posted by Carol Smith (Casmi Photography) about 12 years ago
Brad - you silly goose - I just did a Super 8 Meme - but I will do one - with a twist for you - only because it is you - I am thrilled to see life working out so much better for you.
Posted by Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon (Fred Real Estate Group) about 12 years ago

Brad, great to learn some more about you.  I can testify that Carlos Santana is absolutely amazing.  I saw him perform two nights in a row back in the summer of 1992 -- first at Great Woods in the Boston area where I lived and the second night at a tiny stadium in New Hampshire.  The man is amazing on guitar and he has just improved with age.  His last several albums just blow me away!

Posted by Brian Block, Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate (RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President) about 12 years ago

Lisa - hahaha! If this were the last of them, I'd be ok with that for sure. I do prefer the ThemThems much more. Love your expression! =/  That was cute, thanks!  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Jan - maybe that's why I'd like it so much, knowing I'd never have the patience to just sit there and whittle is what makes it so attractive to me. lol~  That Marc Grossman has a lot of nerve... now I'm off to read yours. Thanks Jan.  :-)

Posted by Anonymous about 12 years ago

Carol - actually this was quite painful! lol~  Thanks for thinking of me and for all your kind words.  I mean it very sincerely to say that when I was mentioning (#8) work and relationships here, I was thinking of you, and how I forgave you for tagging me. haha!

You are a dear friend Carol, I will never take that for granted.  You are the one who is really making a difference in the world! Thank you. :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad,

Nice Meme! You could accomplish #7 right now...become an Amishman!!! :) Thanks,   Fran

P.S. Errrr...except for the saloon part!

Posted by Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ (Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.) about 12 years ago

Thesa - I never went and searched all the Blogs to see who had already done one or not, my bad! If you want to do a "Special Edition" I'd love to see one.  I'm on my way over to your Blog now to check out your meme.  Be expecting a call from me soon, right when you least expect it! :-)))  Thanks for being such a great sport and a good friend! :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

OK so you can brake concrete blocks with your bare hands...I no mess with you.

:)

kk

Posted by Kristal Kraft, Selling Metro Denver Real Estate - 303-589-2022 (Novella) about 12 years ago

I know it is a pain to go through this but I enjoy the info about everyone. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) about 12 years ago

Brad, great MeMe, cool videos. I like that you wanted to be back in the 1800's with the slower pace of life. Kind of contrasts with your present day hyper speed life.

Posted by Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth (Keller Williams Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad, just curious what camera you used for the video? I totally agree with you on Turner, he is a freak with tech. Thank you for all your help with Active Rain Video!

Posted by Doug Lindstrom (eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad its been great getting to know you a little better, love the pictures from your childhood future jobs.  You know I always wanted to meet Elvis too :)

Posted by Justin Williams, Loan Officer (Independent) about 12 years ago

This is nice. Think Irina tagged us for one of these just at the time that I took the fall that sprained my ankle. Just now getting back afoot. Are you coming to blogger connect? Would be cool to finally meet you too. What a difference a year makes, huh?

Posted by Gary Bolen, CRS - Lake Tahoe Real Estate Information (McCall Realty) about 12 years ago

Loved listening to Elvis this morning, and learning more about you!  Like Gary, I'm wondering if I'll get to meet you in SF.

Posted by Susie Blackmon, Ocala, Horses, Western Wear, Horse Farms, Marketing about 12 years ago

I enjoyed reading your meme. Thanks for sharing. Have a great summer.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) about 12 years ago

Morning Brad,

Thanks for sharing. Nice to know a lil more about you. Have followed your post ever since joining Rain, 

Posted by Harold "Hal" Place (A1 Connection Realty, Inc.) about 12 years ago

Thanks for the tagging Bradley... but I have already done a MeMe...and also an Anti-Meme... So pick your poison...

Posted by Jeremy Blanton, Myrtle Beach REALTOR®- myrtlebeachhomesblog.com (Myrtle Beach Homes Blog) about 12 years ago

Brad,  you did it!!! No more secrets on our end any more, grin. Sshhh. Great job. I would have guessed your beautiful bride would have been your favorite singer, may want to edit this before she reads it, hint.

Glad you took the time.

Duane

Posted by * Rate A Home (Rate A Home) about 12 years ago
Brad, I thought you really wanted to meet us? And why aren't you and your wife your favorite musical artists??
Posted by Kristin Small, REALTOR -GRI, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (RE/MAX Southern Shores) about 12 years ago

Brad - I am very, VERY flattered to have been tagged by such an illustrious guy -- and such a nice one!  Thank you for thinking of me, but I did do one already.  Tell you what, you go check it out, and if you find it does not satisfy your meme tag standards, I'll do another one.  Thanks for making me feel so special!

 

Posted by Elaine Hanson, REALTOR - Topanga, CA Real Estate Agent (Compass) about 12 years ago
Glad you bellied up to the bar! Thanks for sharing your MEME..it's great to also see Brad's personal side.
Posted by Tracy Santrock, Raleigh - Cary Realtor/Broker In Charge (Fonville Morisey/Santrock Realty Group, Inc. ) about 12 years ago

Great MEME Brad, we both ducked this for a while, I saw Mary's Super 8  MEME a while ago and thought I hope she does not ask me...I forgot all about it....Then Katerina tagged me. It was Fun doing it.

Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant (RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate) about 12 years ago

Brian - Carlos is the Bomb.  I was in a guitar contest in Hawaii back in the 80's and actually got to meet him at Aliha Stadium. I won the "Riff" contest, got an Ibanez Guitar, and got to go back stage to chat with him fo a bit. He's one of the most "down to earth" guys I have ever met.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Fran - that's funny! Not sure I could do it without the saloon. haha! I like the idea of living in the old western days, just seems like life was slower and simpler back then. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Kristal - breaking blocks is nothing more than mind over matter, of course it does take some discipline and courage, and practice...kind of like Real Estate eh?  lol~  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Terry - it wasn't so much a pain as it was time consuming trying to decide what to write and share.  Glad the questions were all pre selected for us.  I enjoy reading these about others too. They're a great way to get to know the personal side of many members here.  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Gary - talk about a contrast, man, you aren't kidding.  Thanks for taking the time to stop by and endulge some of my personal attributes.  Looking back at life sometimes helps us with where we really want to go and be in the future. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Doug - I used the Flip Video Camera for the 1st Video. Great sound and portability.  Regarding Jeff Turner, the guy is the Bomb!  I met him in SF last year at the RE Connect, and have had the priviledge of talking with him many times since.  There are so many great bloggers on and off the rain, but Jeff was the first that came to mind when I got to that question. 

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Justin - thanks my friend, we all have those childhood dreams deep inside still wanting to breakout of us, but somehow we get busy just trying to survive and get through the allotted time we have each day. Funny how that works aint it?  Here's one I left out, thought you might enjoy: haha!!

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Gary - sorry to hear about your foot, but glad to hear you're getting back up and around.  I will be at the RE Connect, The BarCamp, and the Bloggers Connect, make sure we get to cross paths, I'm really excited to get to meet you this year.  I'll just look for the guy who's limping around right? lol~  :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Susie - it's great listening to Elvis anytime, he's a real legend!  I will be at RE Connect and looking forward to connecting with you there.  I'll find out what AR will be doing as far as a gathering and that sort of thing. I'll do another post when I find out more. :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Gita - thanks and you do the same. Hope all is well with you and the family. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Hal - I appreciate that. So have you been tagged yet? Turns out almost everyone I picked has already been tagged and posted their Meme.  Guess I'll have to buzz by your Blog and see.  If you haven't, better get ready! lol~ :-) Thanks my friend, great to see you again.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Jeremy - that figures, guess next time I need to dig deeper in members Blogs before I go getting excited and selecting them of the top of my head.  Sorry buddy, I'll go check both of yours out when I'm done here :)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Love the long haired look! I used to follow my little brother's heavy metal band around and take stage pics. Loved your triva about the recycled paper. Mind if I use that in my newsletter tonight? I always need new content! lol

Posted by Lizette Fitzpatrick, Lizette Realty, Lexington KY MLS - Kentucky Homes (Lizette Realty - Richmond KY) about 12 years ago
Ok, I think I got "tagged" but still trying to work my way through this whole "Rain" maze! # 6--I kind of-of-suspected that was being done--but I was never sure....hmm! Brad, you just confirmed my suspicions lol!
Posted by Aida Pinto, Real Estate Broker (562) 884-6196 (Independent Real Estate Broker) about 12 years ago

Brad - I second the vote for Eddie Van Halen!  I just saw Eddie in concert with David Lee Roth for the first time a couple weeks ago.  But you're putting him in good company with Joe Satriani and Carlos santana!

Posted by Bo Buchanan (Kettley Realtors) about 12 years ago

Brad- its all gravy.  Personally, I think I like the anti MeMe better.  Question, you guys heading east anytime soon?

Posted by Jeremy Blanton, Myrtle Beach REALTOR®- myrtlebeachhomesblog.com (Myrtle Beach Homes Blog) about 12 years ago

Brad, awesome picture of you & Carlos.  And funny you wrote that "Carlos is the Bomb" -- that's exactly what I would say to him if we ever met "Carlos, you are the Bomb!"

Posted by Brian Block, Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate (RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President) about 12 years ago

Brad, great meme! Very interesting trivia info. I'm sure I'll be sharing it with a lot of people!

Posted by Griselda Tealdo-Perez, REALTOR®, e-Pro, GRI, TRC (Coldwell Banker Real Estate) about 12 years ago

Brad- I enjoyed getting to know you more through your meme. You do have a great job working for and with great people. I am glad you are on board with Active Rain. I see you shining through, living your dreams. Good for you! DO what you love, always.

Posted by Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services (Get It Done For Me Virtual Services ) about 12 years ago

Duane - of course the wife is one of my favs, wonder if I can slip a video in here...thanks for the tag..I think!

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

David and Kristin - I do really want to meet you guys the most, what's Elvis got compared to you guys!!  You're the best.  As far as my wife, I didn't know family and relatives were eligable! lol~

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Elaine - just checked it out.  Looks like everyone I tagged has already done one, including you. I feel like a such a ditz now!  :-(  Loved your Super 8, you did a great job, and I can't wait to see you on Jeopardy one day soon.  :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Tracy - bellied up alright, took me 10 days, but finally had to "get er done!!"  There's already enough personal stuff on my blog, these meme's just keep coming around again and again, and dog gonnit, I just can't say NO!  lol~ :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

As far as the growing up part, I have to include this because my children and family are my biggest inspiration. This is one that will make it just in time for fathers day too.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Fred - Katerina is good at that, sneaking up behind you when you least expect it! haha!  I'll have to pop over and check out your post.  Thanks for checking out mine!  :-)

BTW - Katerina's Bday was earlier this week, hope you had the chance to wish her well...

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Lizette, feel free to use that triva for your newsletter, I'd be honored to have contributed even if in just some small way.  So you like the longhaired ActiveBrad eh?  Here's one that I swear is me... I think... hahaha!  :-)



BTW - Still would love to discuss our next CD Cover design with you, just have too much on the plate right now.  Didn't want you to think I forgot about it.  Thanks.  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Aida - enjoy the maze here, it can be overwhelming, or it can be fun. Opt for the FUN of it all. :-)  Next time you walk through a Listing or open house, check out the walls, I probably have a few of the escrows I closed over the years in those walls. lol~

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Bo - I'm totally jealous! Didn't know David Lee Roth was touring with VH these days. I just picked up 4 tickets to the Journey, Heart, Cheap Trick Concert coming in September.  It set me back a bit, but worth every pennygetting to watch my kids at these concerts.  It's funny how they love some of the classics just like Dad. Very cool! :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Jer - loved both your posts! Yes, I hope to be coming East in the very near future. I'll let you know when I do for sure, you and I definitely have to hook up my friend. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brian - that picture brings back some really great memories, funny how photos and music do that to us huh?

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Griselda - looks like folks are diggin the trivia about transaction files.  I found myself walking through my own house looking for signatures on my walls!!  lol~  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad- I enjoyed getting to know you more through your meme. You do have a great job working for and with great people. I am glad you are on board with Active Rain. I see you shining through, living your dreams. Good for you! DO what you love, always.

Katerina - you nailed it!  I have really enjoyed getting to know you as well. I feel like I have known you forever even though we have never met in person, I feel like we have, it's very odd how that works isn't it?
Working for AR has been and experience and blessing that can never really be put into words. I love it here and I really am blessed by the benefits and rewards I get by doing this job. Did I say Job? Isn't that one of those 8-5 things? haha, this is no job, it's an adventure!! One I wouldn't trade for anything :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad, fine job on adding that most excellent video of your bride, love it!!!!

Posted by * Rate A Home (Rate A Home) about 12 years ago

WOW Brad!  Great Super MeMe!  I absoloutely LOVE Van Halen, Van Gogh is in my Super MeMe (that is in the works), I met Elvis when I was VERY young and my job now is ALWAYS stimulating--with no transaction EVER being the same as another!!

Debe in Charlotte 

Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, The right Charlotte REALTOR! (www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) about 12 years ago

Brad - A tech-savvy, all-star blogger and a kick butt Martial Artist?  Wowsers, I'll think thrice before messing with you:-)  Very interesting MeMe, but I'm not surprised.  You are priceless amigo, good work!

Posted by Jason Sardi, Your Agent for Life (Auto & Home & Life Insurance throughout North Carolina) about 12 years ago

That's a cool photo of you doin the riffs...I tried to play also...i was more the lead singer. I lost those hgh notes back in high school. I wanted to be a pro ball player too...I stil did in my late 20's but had to settle for the bar league:) Too many injuries and too many beers!

Posted by Neal Bloom, Realtor CRS-Weston FL Real Estate (Brokered by eXp Realty LLC) about 12 years ago

Honestly Brad, you are so cool. FYI, "I" actually met Elvis and spent an afternoon/evening at his home in Bel Air - along with about 50 other women. ;-) He came over and sat by me, and we visited. He was such a gentleman and very sweet. I LOVE Kinkaid....and in fact have the lithograph, "Clocktower Cottage" hanging over my piano. I've yet to write one of these (after several invites) and may not get around to it, but am enjoying reading about you and the others. ;-)

Pepper

Posted by Mesa, Arizona Real Estate Mesa Arizona Realtor, AzLadyInRed (Homes Arizona Real Estate LLC) about 12 years ago

Duane, thanks for helping me CMA..  :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

WOW Brad!  Great Super MeMe!  I absoloutely LOVE Van Halen, Van Gogh is in my Super MeMe (that is in the works), I met Elvis when I was VERY young and my job now is ALWAYS stimulating--with no transaction EVER being the same as another!!

Debe - Looks like we have a few things in common! OMG! You got to meet Elvis? WOW! That's too awesome!!!! Must have been incredible.  

Coming from the title and escrow world, I'll tell you, I couldn't agree more that no 2 transactions are ever the same!  I could tell you some stories.  :-O

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Jason - if you don't mess with me, my feelings will be hurt.  I'm not a violent guy, I just float like a butterfly, and my name starts with a "B"!  lol~   So bring it on my friend...  Thanks Jason.

Now I'm off to read YOUR meme, I know you got tagged, but did you step up for the challenge?  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

That's a cool photo of you doin the riffs...I tried to play also...i was more the lead singer. I lost those hgh notes back in high school. I wanted to be a pro ball player too...I stil did in my late 20's but had to settle for the bar league:) Too many injuries and too many beers!

Neal - I didn't know you were a singer and in the bar leagues... I was just a singer in the bar! Seems odd we never bumped into each other..  lol~ :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Honestly Brad, you are so cool. FYI, "I" actually met Elvis and spent an afternoon/evening at his home in Bel Air - along with about 50 other women. ;-) He came over and sat by me, and we visited. He was such a gentleman and very sweet. I LOVE Kinkaid....and in fact have the lithograph, "Clocktower Cottage" hanging over my piano. I've yet to write one of these (after several invites) and may not get around to it, but am enjoying reading about you and the others. ;-)

Hi Teri - you met Elvis too? Man, I wish I could have been there. I hope you'll take the time to do your meme, myself and others here would love to read it.  I bet you have some very fascinating favorites and cool trivia to share.  So many of us here have so much in common. I'd rather read these meme's then write them, so I understand, now go write yours ok?  :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad - this was really fun to read. You are such a bright star! Just wanted to stop by and wish you a wonderful weekend with your family... may father's day greet you with much joy!

Posted by Mara Hawks, Inactive-2012 REALTOR - Homes for Sale Auburn Real Estate, AL (First Realty Auburn ) about 12 years ago

Mara - thanks, today will be a great Father's Day. My wife and kids have plans for the entire day, and I haven't a clue what they are.  It's always a surprise around our house on these special days.  Back tomorrow...hope your day is filled with fun and love too.  :-))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad, great Super MeMe.  Sounds like you have a great taste in music and you really love your job!

Posted by Joshua & Kathy Schmidt (ERA Henley Real Estate) about 12 years ago

Joshua and Kathy - if it sounds like that, it's a good thing, cause it's very true.  I'd like to think my taste in music is good, and I most certainly love this job. Thanks for checkin out the meme, so are you going to do one now? Have you been tagged yet? :-)))

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad, LOL, that's what Brothers from another mother do for each other, grin.

Posted by * Rate A Home (Rate A Home) about 12 years ago

You got to meet the Legendary Carlos Santana Brad. I am jealous. And you were into Karate? Who knew? Enjoyed reading your post. Great post.

Posted by Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES (Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC) about 12 years ago

Duane - I just knew it, I thought we were related somehow... haha!  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Lanre - I did. I even have a guitar from him.  I have given it to my oldest son so he can keep handing down in the family.  It's a beautiful Ibanez, let me go see if I can find a photo...be right back...  (like you're going to have to wait or something...hahaha!)

Ok..I'm back, did you have to wait long? ROFL!! It the one on the far right....

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

So who have you tagged lately? There's plenty of members out there we all want to know more about, so start invititing and tagging. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad... I could NOT be more honored than I am right now. Thank you so much for your friendship.

Posted by Jeff Turner (RealSatisfied) about 12 years ago

Jeff - the honor is all mine, thank YOU!  I was talking to Howard Stein today and your name came up. You have made a huge impact on so many, both inside and outside the "rain."  You're the REAL DEAL my friend!

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad- I've met Elvis. I was young though and we had a three sentence interaction about his horse is all. My mom and my sister went to events at Graceland... Memphis wasn't that big of a town- so this sort of thing could happen.

Posted by Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me, Utah Homes (Utah Homes) about 12 years ago

Chuck - that is too Awesome!  I'd love to hear the 3 sentences about his horse..  How old were you?  That's a priceless memory my friend, thanks for sharing. I really would like to hear more about his horse.  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

Brad- what kinda bass is that with the thru neck?  I have one with the thru neck and love it...mind though is 5 string.

Posted by Jeremy Blanton, Myrtle Beach REALTOR®- myrtlebeachhomesblog.com (Myrtle Beach Homes Blog) about 12 years ago

Hey Jer, it's an ARIA PRO II, I have had that bass for over 20 years now, I use it on all my home studio recordings. Great tone and easy on the fingers!  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 12 years ago

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