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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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This Week...History Keeps Getting Further Away Today marks the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  If your knowledge of history needs some refreshing you can learn more about the Pearl Harbor National Memorial in Hawaii.   History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but i...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Arizona is a good distance from New Hampshire. I've yet to visit, but I feel as though I've been there thanks to my good friend, Brian England.Brian is a real estate professional in Gilbert, Arizona. His posts on ActiveRain paint a beautiful picture of an area that I look forward to someday visit...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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This whimsical little statuette of a frog perched on a turtle's back  while reading a story caught my attention.  It reminded me of parents and grandparents who read stories to their kids.  I still can recall stories that my parents and grandparents read to me, as well as stories of their lives, ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: A Bitter Feast by Deborah Crombie A Bitter Feast (2019) is book number 18 in the series featuring Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his wife, Detective Inspector Gemma James by The New York Times bestselling American author and Texas resident Deborah C...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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 Wake Up Wild - Episode 13 Dec 9, 2019 Ready to get your week off to a great start? If so then you will not want to miss this show. Join us for some #mondaymorningmotivation to get things going on the right track. If you didn't catch it live then make sure you watch it on replay.  You don't want ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Emmeline Freda Du Faur was born in Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales back in 1882 to Frederick and Blanche. She obtained her education at the Sydney Church of England’s Girls Grammar School. She started nursing school but never graduated as she received an inheritance from an aunt.She was able to ...

By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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December is in full swing here in our community at Brunswick Forest, which means Christmas time will be just around the corner. It just wouldn’t be Christmas around the neighborhood without a house being decorated from porch to roof for the season. Some residents choose to be more modest in decor...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Essie Sweater Weather 1574 I am sure you want to know about Chef Dolores' new color for her nails. She selected Essie Sweater Weather 1574 and is receiving lots of compliments.     Clematis Seed Pod, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5503Canon PowerShot G11 Camera, f/4.5, 1/160 ...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Jameson Sotheby's International Realty)
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A question in the Q&A's asked what laws were unique to our areas.That caused me to do a little research, and I found this beauty about my home town.I can't even come up with the basis for this law... I mean what must have happened in order for this law to be passed.I would have loved to have been...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
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"Happiness is being married to your best friend."  Not everyone has the good fortune to meet and marry their soul mate.  I am one of the fortunate ones.  Even though my husband Max passed over the veil 8 1/2 years ago, I still feel blessed every day to have spent 28 years on Earth as his wife.  I...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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You have to believe in yourself when nobody else does...that immediately makes you a winner. - Venice WilliamsSuccess...is doing what the average person is not willing to do. - Earl NightgaleAll of life is full of peaks and valleys.  Don't let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low. - Joh...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
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"If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great." -Tom Hanks I've already completed my entries for the official Thanksgiving Challenge but saw this video of Tom Hanks's guest appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel show and knew I wanted to share it.  Perhaps you've already see...

By John Henry, Florida Architect, Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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I received a call from a friendly builder several years back.  He had a hot prospect for a substantial custom home.  It was a hush-hush project.  Usually, this means a celebrity or some kind of political figure.  He wanted to get a meeting going right away in order to determine the exact requirem...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: Wolf Pack by C. J. Box Wolf Pack (2019) is a novel featuring Wyoming Game Warden Joe Pickett by The New York Times bestselling American author and Wyoming resident C. J. Box. I enjoyed this book and recommend it and this series for your reading list. Click on the links to lea...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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We really do learn something new everyday. This morning, I ( Debb ), was delighted to learn a new word for one of my favorite sounds. The word is psithurism. Psithurism is the sound of wind in the trees and rustling of leaves. Psithurism comes from the Greek word psithuros, which means whispering...

By Michelle Cherie CarrCrowe 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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At last, a holiday everyone can all sink their teeth into-National Brownie Day on December 8! With family members diagnosed with diabetes, Sugar-Free Brownie mix is the way we enjoy Brownie Day. The latest twist on our sugar-free brownie treats is created by icing them creamy peanut butter. Yumm...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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T'is the season.....  what a nice story....    When we first met our buyer, Nick, his eyes, so merry, first caught our attention. Oh, how they twinkled.   His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry, and when he laughed, his round belly jiggled like a bowl full of jelly.    He seemed famil...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Philo Taylor Farnsworth was born in Beaver, Utah back in 1906 to Lewis and Serena. He grew up in a log cabin built by his father until 1918, when the family moved to a 240-acre ranch near Rigby, Idaho. His education was at the Rigby High School. The family moved again to Provo, Utah in 1923 where...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci A Minute to Midnight (2019) is the second book in the series featuring FBI Agent Atlee Pine by The New York Times bestselling American author David Baldacci. This is an excellent novel to add to your reading list. Dolores and I have read...

By Mott Marvin Kornicki, Waterway Realtors, Notary Public 786-229-7999
(Waterway Realtors® • South East Florida • Real Estate Brokers)
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"He had been looking at multiple properties over a 6 month period and was given dozens of contracts to sign but never returned one signed. He was looking at 20-acre tracts with coastal frontage: a multi-million dollar land buy.  She sent him photos, surveys, etc. and he would keep looking, not co...