Just for Fun

The savvy, charming and hilarious members of ActiveRain like to let their hair down and have a little fun. Topics take on a whole new life when the creative minds of AR author fun posts. Wordless Wednesdays are a big contributor of this topic along with other posts written for fun. With each of our members' clever wit behind these blog posts, there should definitely be something for everyone to delight in.

Take a moment out from the daily grind to get lost in these entertaining pieces. If you have a funny story or photo you'd like to share with the wonderful world of AR, please do. Just for Fun posts are a great avenue to expressing yourself and sharing your funny bone.

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By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for January 18, 2019Good Morning Westcliffe, CO32°Our Friday morning starts with chilly temperatures and cloudy skies.Today will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures only in the middle 30's.We have a 40% chance for snow showers all day.We can expect today to be breezy wi...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 3
 Good post.   Ginger Many years ago, I wrote a novel. Since then, once a year or so, I'd dust it off and send a query note to a literary agent or two. Then I'd get busy with life and forget about it for another year when I'd repeat the same process. Late last year, I had a wake-up moment. One of ...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Last week I was at  'Book Soup' the bookstore on Sunset Blvd! Yes on the Historic Sunset Strip.  Ironically, now it seems like a hundred year ago,  all due to the fact, that we have been having all this rain. Many of us are starting to forget what it is like 340 days out of the year living in the...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
Comments 18
Many years ago, I wrote a novel. Since then, once a year or so, I'd dust it off and send a query note to a literary agent or two. Then I'd get busy with life and forget about it for another year when I'd repeat the same process. Late last year, I had a wake-up moment. One of those, "What are you ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Alexander Bain was born in Houstry, Caithness, Scotland back in 1811. He did not do well in school so his parents had him apprentice to a clockmaker in Wick. He moved to Edinburgh in 1837 where he worked as a journeyman in Clerkenwell. In 1840, he invented something that will forever place him in...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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Nationally, Arizona ranks second in the production of lemons, third in tangerine production. Cotton was briefly our state’s largest resource, and is the reason the City of Goodyear exists. The cattle industry continues to boom. In fact, dairy is Arizona’s leading agricultural product with that we...

By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(One World Realty Inc.)
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The good news is we have some outstanding second homes here in Palm Beach County Florida so hop a plane and I'll pick you up.

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 15
Trivia question answers for Thursday January 17, 20191. Which element of the periodic table is named after the Norse god of thunder? Thorium2. What candy used the ad slogan "Get the sensation"? York Peppermint Patties3. Eclairs are said to have originated in which country? France4. What is the pl...

By Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker, Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940
(Mike McCann - Broker, Mach1 Realty Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska)
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1,998.   That is the number of pieces of the jigsaw puzzle we spent dozens of hours putting together. 1,998.  Possibly the hardest puzzle we have ever done.Have you ever seen a puzzle with 1,998 pieces? NO?  Me neither.Yeah...this one was one of the hardest 2,000 piece puzzles we have ever done.W...

By Shawn Polston, Tucson Short Sale Specialist
(Keller Williams Southern AZ)
Comments 1
Javelina Adventures Do you love the beauty of the Desert? Do you want to learn more about the desert, its plants, animals, and rich history?  Arizona- Sonora Desert Museum is the place to go.There is so much to do and see here! My personal favorite is the animals. The animals are in their natural...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Northwest.)
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Northwest, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and Broker All the wonders you seek are within yourself!  Thomas Browne    Discover Hartstene Pointe click here  To find out how much your Harstine Island, Washington house is worth, click HER...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Are you in the mood for some delicious seafood this weekend? Looking for a causal atmosphere and a great dining experience? My recommendation for this week-end is one you need take me up on. This restaurant in nearby Round Rock is sure to answer your cravings so make plans and enjoy!     SALT TRA...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Polly Baca was born in Weld County, Colorado back in 1941 to Jose and Leda. She can trace her heritage back to the 1600’s. when she was three the family moved to Greeley, Colorado. She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts. She became involved in the campus politics tak...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Wednesday January 16, 20191. What soft drink used the ad slogan "Obey your thirst" for almost two decades? Sprite2. Which Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees the right to a speedy trial? 6th3. What relative does a Russian call "babushka"? Gran...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 17
Book Recommendation: Act of Terror by Marc Cameron Act of Terror (2012) is the second book in the series of thrillers featuring CIA Special Agent Jericho Quinn by The New York Times bestselling author Marc Cameron. Dolores and I enjoyed this fast reading novel and recommend it for your reading li...

By Joseph Domino 480-390-6011, Real Estate Made Easy
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Americans love cars and collecting rare and antique cars can be a fun and lucrative hobby. Every year Scottsdale, Arizona becomes a magnet for car collectors nationwide.One of my favorite car auctions is the RM Sotheby’s auction held annually at the Arizona Biltmore hotel. One of the reasons I en...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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 January 18 is National Thesaurus    day. I read about it in Carrier Pigeon, a free magazine that I receive in the mail each month. They have something special for each day of the month.  Read my blog tomorrow if you would like to know about what we will be celebrating tomorrow. or subscribe to m...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 22
Wordless Wednesday...The Daily Shells The other day on our beach walk Larry and I both remembered a very special bench that we used to check every morning.  Actually, the bench wasn’t any different from any of the other benches along the beach. However what made it special was what was left on it...

By Jane Chaulklin-Schott, TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836
(TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766)
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Hi Everyone!   I went looking for some lighter, fun quotes today and settled onquotes from an American poet, author of over 46 books.  His clever wordplaywas directed to children - big and small - basically covering Life and Life'sLessons.  In the course of my search, I discovered that most Ameri...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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It is Thursday  and that means we are over the hump.The weekend is in view and I have a big one.With that in mind I thought I would start the weekend a bit early with a funny.Hope you enjoy and have a great weekend yourselves.Don't forget to hug your loved ones.It is the best part of the day!