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"I never met a roofer who didn't do time."

This was a classic and actually very real saying by a gentleman, a real estate broker,  who has since passed on but  I know his daughters very well!  They are family to us.  Jack wanted me to come work for him as a new agent, but the group seemed a bit too clicky for my taste and rather old school, all those years ago.  So off I went to a newer office, to establish myself as part of the new breed of agent in town. But Jack always had a very special place in my heart and he was very helpful to me.

He was very serious about roofers doing time. I mean really, how many times have you personally gone up on the top of your house and looked around and even knew what to look at?  (My family did head up to the roof on the 4th of July when we wanted to watch fireworks being blown up at Disneyland when I was a little kid.)

Today I had the opportunity to sit and jaw with my good friend, Bill Wong, my best roofer and solar installer ever.   What started at 3:30 lasted until 6pm.  The man has so mu…