We are about to cross the finish line, and there is no doubt that 2020 was a tough race.  There were times when we stumbled, and times when we crawled, but there were also celebrations and victories along the way.  We overcame obstacles and created new ways of doing things. We reached out and supported those in need. We made it and we will cross the finish line stronger and are more resilient than we were when the race began. As we begin the last month of 2020, let us take time to reflect on the small victories along the way. There is much to be grateful for at the end of a year filled with so many different emotions. What do you want to accomplish before the end of this historic year? Here is a post that might help give you some insights into finishing strong without burning out: “Pushing Through Burnout to Finish the Year Strong”

Real Estate Tip of the Week 

Do you have some do it yourself home finishing projects around the house just waiting to get done? How about “Finishing Strong” by making a dent in one of those?  It will do wonders for your head!  Here are 8 Tips for Finally Finishing Your DIY Projects. Check them out and feel good about reaching the finish line on them! 

Words of Wisdom

Every task, goal, race and year comes to an end…therefore, make it a habit to FINISH STRONG. - Gary Ryan Blair

Winning does not always mean coming in first…real victory is in arriving at the finish line with no regrets because you know you’ve gone all out. - Apolo Ohno

Keep your eyes on the finish line and not on the turmoil around you. - Rihanna

Life is the only race you’ll run where you don’t know where the finish line is. - Steve Farrar

It is not how you start the race or where you are during the race-it is how you cross the finish line that will matter. - Robert D. Hales   

Musical Inspiration for this week

Every Monday we share some Musical Inspiration to get your week started. We relate it to the Monday Morning Inspirational Blog topic. This week our topic is about getting to the Finish Line!   Our Musicologist, Mr. Michael Riccio picked out SEVERAL excellent songs on this topic which are sure to inspire you this week!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN AND GET INSPIRED!

Play Fun Day Monday Now! Don’t Click off the blog without answering this week’s Trivia Question about a famous race!  CLICK HERE TO PLAY THE FUN DAY MONDAY TRIVIA CONTEST NOW!!Make it a Great Week and keep pressing on toward the finish line!

Karen & Joe Donovan 

P.S. The winners for last week’s Trivia Contest were: Sisak Harutyunyan, Ricky Rutter, Jessica Fowler and Susie Salveretsky. Not only do they get a Panera Gift Card but their names are entered in the Grand Prize drawing for the month of November and that winner will have a donation made to the Charity of their choice!  Watch Last Week’s Winners announced on The Good News Wednesay Show. WATCH ON FACEBOOK OR YOUTUBE NOW!

Grand Prize drawing for Charity for October - Winner was Joseph Cuccia and his favorite charity is The International Rotary Club. https://www.rotary.org/en  A donation has been made based on the 932 players in last month’s Trivia contests!  New Grand Prize drawings are done the first Wednesday of each month on Facebook live on our Good News Wednesday Show.  Don’t forget to play - every entry in our Fun Day Monday contest counts towards giving money to Charity!