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Weathering big chill in Big Apple

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Oh yoicks is it cold out there. We are in a spell where the highs are in the 20s and the lows are in the teens. I had already learned from going to school in Boston not to wear earrings in this kind of wintry weather, but I wasn't that aware of my new glasses and so now I have an abrasion on either side of my nose where my glasses have kind of frozen onto my face. The outside, though, is something I'm basically avoiding: At this point it's all about wrap up, run the errand, and get back indoors. Except when indoors is my office. One of my sponsoring brokers' keys to success in real estate is, well, having a great eye for real estate. Our office is a huge loft-like space that he snagged years ago, when the neighborhood wasn't nearly as nice. It's also, um, rather unimproved. To say we invest in our customers and in not in our reception area is an understatement. I remember that last year we celebrated the boom by getting new carpet. When I was a full-time reporter, I was told ...