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.


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By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
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Carol Williams is hosting a party! And all we have to do is share our party recipes...  Well, this year for the SuperBowl, we're going to be staying in and having a quiet (well, if you don't count the yelling) SuperBowl evening. The party starts at 4:30 here, so at halftime it will be dinner time...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 23
Harry Katsuharu Fukuhara was born in Seattle, Washington back in 1920. His father died in 1933, so his mother moved back to Japan where he graduated from high school. After graduation, he returned to the United States. After the outbreak of WWII, he enlisted in the Gila River internment camp in 1...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Jeremy Joseph Fry was born in Bristol, England back in 1924. He was educated at Gordonstoun. He joined the Royal Air Force as a pilot during WWII. After the war, he became a product designer with Frenchay Products Ltd from 1954-57. In 1957, he founded Rotork Engineering Company. He died in 2005 i...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Comments 37
This past Christmas was the same as in years past. Packing to visit one of my daughters and her family for the Christmas Holiday.  The usual challenge continues of how do I get everything in a suitcase for a family of five for Christmas and all of my stuff, too?  This year I ended up with a large...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Charles Fritts was born in the United States back in 1850, to who is a mystery. His education cannot be found or much of anything about his early upbringing. What I can tell you of course is the rest of the story, so let’s get to it. Talk about short this is it.Charles is credited for making the ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Ari Fuji was born near the United States Air Force base in Yokota, Japan. She graduated from the Toho Gakuen Girl’s High School before attending Rikkyo University where she studied law. After graduation, she moved to the United States to obtain her aviator’s license. Returning to Japan she was hi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
John Fryer was born in Well-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, England back in 1753. Can’t find much about his childhood. In 1787, he was appointed master of a ship. After serving in the Royal Navy he retired in 1812. He died in 1812. What you may not know about John is that the ship he was appointed master ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
John Froelich was born in Froelich, Iowa a village named after his father. He attended school in Galena, Illinois and studied at the College of Iowa. After graduating, he and Will Mann a blacksmith designed and built the first gasoline-powered tractor to go both forward and reverse. It was a 16-h...

By Ricki Eichler McCallum, Broker,GRI,ABR, e-Pro, TAHS
(CastNet Realty)
Comments 8
It's a Winter Wonderland at our house.  Snow covers the ground, the roof has snow piled high and the squirrels and grouse get lost digging in the snow to find corn on the ground under the feeder.  The deer run them off.  Fun to watch.  The roads are clear to icy every day depending on when the sn...

By Mike Frazier, Northwest Tennessee Realtor
(Carousel Realty of Dyer County)
Comments 7
  My daughter and I are headed to Zimbabwe in a couple of weeks(for 9 days) for her to set up a sewing factory in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. Erin went on a mission trip there a couple of years ago and fell in love with the people some of whom were near starvation.She talked to a missionary there that our...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Joseph Friedman was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1900. At just fourteen years old he invented the lighted pencil. Over the course of his career he held at least nine US Patents also holding patents in Great Britain, Australia and Canada. His first patent was on improvement to the fountain pen,...

By Michael Laauwe, Blogger
Comments 8
In my 20's, I had a plan to own rental properties and make that my primary source of income by renting them out. I figured it would be easy, look for some run-down properties for sale, buy homes at auction, and just rent them out. I bought the Carlton Sheets DVDs and did some other research. I wa...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 5
Westcliffe, CO Weather for February 16, 2020Good Morning Westcliffe, CO25°Our Sunday morning starts with cold temperatures and a few scattered clouds to grace our morning sky.Today promises to be mostly sunny with a high temperature in the middle 40's.We can expect a breezy day with a light and v...

By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe 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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Ninety -five years ago saw the 1925 Serum Run to Nome. Also known as the "Great Race of Mercy", the serum run was a transport of diptheria vaccine via dog sled relay across the U.S. territory of Alaska by 20 mushers and 160 sled dogs covering 674 miles in five and a half days, saving the people o...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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This Week...Tea Party and Presidents Day Weekend. No, this is not a political post nor have I joined the Tea Party.   I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. Thomas JeffersonMy mini-me is hosting a tea party this ...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 12
Happy Valentine's Day - relaxing Hawaiian slack key guitar music. Please enjoy this lovely music and have yourselves a wonderful President's Day weekend!  Thanks for reading my Maui blog...Buying or selling real estate on Maui?  That's what I do.  Let me help YOU.Georgie Hunter R(S) e-Pro, Hawai'...

By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe 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)
Comments 4
Ready to learn? While obviously February 14 is Saint Valentine’s Day, here are 9 other Important Interesting Items That Occurred on February 14.  1778 – The United States Flag is first formally recognized by a foreign naval vessel, when French AdmiralToussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte render...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 13
What’s for lunch when it’s single digit temperatures outside and you don’t exceed 850 calories a day?  Kale soup!  Homemade broth made with chicken bones and beef bones, chopped kale, baby carrots, thinly sliced Napa Cabbage, onion and ¼ cup cider vinegar. I could have that for all of my meals, e...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 18
Happy Valentine's Day to all our friends on ActiveRain! We celebrated last night with sushi and sashimi at our favorite place, Arigato!  And we brought a bottle of Champagne we had loved in Paris, and were fortunate to have found here at Renegade Wines.  “You've gotta dance like there's nobody wa...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Thankful Thursdays...for Thich Nhat Hanh and Ron and Alexandra Seigel Being in the present is something I continue to work on. When I started taking yoga classes years ago, during savasana, my instructor encouraged us to clear our minds of all thoughts. Stop thinking about what errand we had to r...