Elizabeth Weintraub • Sacramento Real Estate Agent: August 2015

Blinds Up or Down Matter When You're Sleeping on the Floor

Some people have this skewed impression of me, like Eva Gabor in Green Acres, when I stay at places out of my element, but you know what? I have hiking shoes. I dress appropriately, mostly. It's a real treat to live like somebody else and not myself. I live with myself and my ways of doing things every single day, but it's a rare moment in time when I find myself observant of my surroundings to the point where I am surprised that excited dogs would scratch my arms and legs with their claws by jumping around and trying to get noticed. They are a bit wild. Travelers don't get up this way much, and oh, yeah, and to stay away from rattlesnakes in the yard.

My friend and I share an air-filled mattress on the floor, in a room 8-feet by 7-feet. We couldn't go to sleep last night until we settled the argument of whether the blinds should be turned up or turned down to keep out the sun. I realized this morning when we woke that the up position probably would have been much better when your eyeballs are below. You can read more in my personal blog today about this adventure at this link: A View From Anderson, California.

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Elizabeth Weintraub is co-partner of Weintraub & Wallace Team of Top Producing Realtors, an author, home buying expert at The Balance, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown, Carmichael and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put our combined 80 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at RE/MAX Gold. DRE License # 00697006.

Photo: Unless otherwise noted in this blog, the photo is copyrighted by Big Stock Photo and used with permission.The views expressed herein are Weintraub's personal views and do not reflect the views of RE/MAX Gold. Disclaimer: If this post contains a listing, information is deemed reliable as of the date it was written. After that date, the listing may be sold, listed by another brokerage, canceled, pending or taken temporarily off the market, and the price could change without notice; it could blow up, explode or vanish. To find out the present status of any listing, please go to elizabethweintraub.com.

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