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 Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
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 August 17th Puzzle - National Thrift Shop Day: Enjoy your day! Directions:  Click on the link below.  Your puzzle will open in a new window. To locate a word, please hold down the left side of your mouse while dragging your cursor over the letters of that word.  Release your hold when all of the...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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In one of my previous posts of Shrimp from the Florida Keys I was asked to share the recipe.  I am happy to share the recipe and give credit to its source and let you know how I modified it.Here is the recipe from https://damndelicious.net/2018/07/09/grilled-garlic-butter-shrimp/  Ingredients:• 1...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Today Lord, I pray and ask that all folks currently battling cancer will feel encouraged and be victorious, amen!Like me, many of us have dear friends and loved ones currently "in the fight" against cancer. Debe,thank you for sharing this encouraging story of your cancer fighters-and winners! It'...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4   Ingredients: Cooking spray 6 c. tiny pretzel twists 1/4 c. Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce, plus more for serving 2 large eggs 1 1/4 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Frank Jr., was born in Bronxville, New York back in 1948 to Frank Sr., and Paulette. He obtained his primary education at a Catholic School. At the age of 15 his father gave him a gas card. He used that card to purchase tires, batteries and other related items only to return them to get the cash ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”Maya Angelou A Random Act of Kindness   “No act of kindness – however small – is ever wasted.” (Aesop)   We just returned from vacation in Maui during which we also celebrated our anniversary. It was wonderful, without too much work to do, but now it’s get...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Samuel Pomeroy was born in Paterson, New Jersey back in 1852 to Christopher and Theodora. At 23 he was appointed military aide-de-camp to the Rhode Island Governor, commissioned as a colonel. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1876. That same year he was elected to the Rhode Island House of...

By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
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Have you ever moved into a house and felt out of place? It was like something was not quite right?  I remember moving into a house that had been built to our specifications. I had even drawn up the original draft of the floor plan on a computer program.   The first night in the house I could not ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yields: 4   Ingredients: 1 lb. skirt steak, trimmed of fat 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tbsp. vegetable oil kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 1 large lemon 6 c. baby arugul...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Great recipe for cooking on the grill.... yum.... I'd eat this minus the brown sugar....and I'd use avocado oil in place of olive oil.....  Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yields: 4     Ingredients: 1 lb. skirt steak, trimmed of fat 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp. br...

By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
(1 Month Realty)
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Smile, You're on Active Rain!  An October Challenge. Mother's Day 2018 Since I became a Realtor in 1995 I have always enjoyed the different types of pictures Realtors had taken to represent themselves ... some professional, other's selfie-type and others just having fun.   This month's Active Rai...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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August 16 is National Roller Coaster Day and Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. There’s a lineup change and August 16 will feature Michael Furlong's Tribute to Tom Petty as a Replacement for the band 10,000 Maniacs. Two shows occur, one at 6:30 pm and one at ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Cruickshank was born in Scotland. Sorry I looked but could not find out where, or when but what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story. He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1780. In 1788, he was the assistant to Adair Crawford at the Royal Military Acad...

By Jane Chaulklin-Schott, TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836
(TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766)
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Hi Everyone!  Taking a little time to come to the sandbox; looking for a littleextra energy for my 'catch-up' Friday.  I still have lots of hours left in the dayto work on my plan and excited, happy about my agenda - challenges -wellthe reasonable ones (haha).  Usually puts me in a happy and posi...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for August 16, 2019Good Morning Westcliffe, CO45°Our Friday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and beautiful clear blue skies.Today offers us increasing clouds and a high temperature in the middle 80's.We have a 20% chance for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Michael J. Cullen was born in Newark, New Jersey back in 1884 to Irish immigrants. He worked for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company in 1902 for 17 years. In 1919, he worked for Kroger Stores until 1930. He quit moving his family to Long Island to launch his own store, and that is the rest o...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Wednesday August 14, 20191. In tarot cards, what is the equivalent on the joker? The Fool2. What is the NATO phonetic alphabet word for "I"? India3. How is Samuel Langhorne Clemens better known? Mark Twain4. What fast food chain offered a sandwich known as the "Big Mon...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Wordless Wednesday - Life Is Too Short  Previous Wordless Wednesday Posts  

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 Obedience Training   Obedience Training  Even though I currently don't have a pet of my own it's not uncommon for me to see a large number of dogs(sorry, Ron and Alexandra Seigel cats on leashes haven't caught my attention as of yet) accompanied by their human partners while out and about.   Som...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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🐈Tango and Trey in Trouble? ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comI know that there are many cat lovers in the Rain, so now you can follow the adventures of Tango & Trey if you love pictures of cats...