While the economy in Mystic Country slowly recovers from this economic
debacle, we look to each other for signs of improvement. We often ask our sphere
of influence how business is going and believe that the answer will somehow act
as a road sign for what is to come or a litmus test of our own present success
level. For some reason there are always a few individuals in each trade who
consistently remain busy and the work continues to flow to them like a river to
the sea.
I pride myself in working with the best business people in our region.
These individuals have not only mastered their craft but they uphold a moral
code and desire to do what is right. Have you ever worked with someone who took
pride and ownership in their trade? A sincere desire to do their best for
Rick Abdow, the founder of Shoreline Sentinel Home Watch,( https://www.shorelinesentinel.com/)
is a great example of someone providing a unique, value added service to people
who own vacation or summer homes on the Mystic Country Coastline. Many home
owners enjoy the spring and summer months dining at our restaurants, shopping in
our villages, and bouncing along the coastline in their boats but return to
warmer climates during the fall and winter.
Rick provides peace of mind to these people by customizing a plan to make
sure that their home remains safe and secure while they are away. Responding to
alarms, watering plants, emptying dehumidifiers, assessing damage immediately
after a storm and digitally documenting all concerns are just a few of his
Occasionally owners will call Rick at the last minute to say they are
coming into town with friends or family. Rick immediately races to the store
with a short list including coffee, milk, eggs, flowers, beer and possibly
steaks. The temperature of the home is adjusted, fridge is stocked, and boat is
ready to go. Rick goes above and beyond to make sure that the owner’s stay is
If you know of a local, reputable, business person (painter, plumber,
Dr., Dentist, etc) with traits similar to those of Rick, with an impeccable
track record of satisfied clients…please send an email to TimBray@Seaportre.com as I would
be happy to supply them with referrals.
Posted by Tim Bray on


Email Send a link to post via Email

Leave A Comment

e.g. yourwebsitename.com
Please note that your email address is kept private upon posting.