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 Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 17
 While visiting family we got a chance to check out some of their work and got to see this mass of these chicks stumbling over one another as they go about their day. They were very noisy, peep peeping nonstop but that's to be expected when there are around 72,000 of them in the two barns. I lear...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 30 mins Yields: 4 servings     Ingredients: 2 lb. mini yukon gold potatoes, quartered 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. dried oregano Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 c. shredded mozzarella 1 c. freshly grated Parmesan Chopped fres...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Northwest.)
Comments 6
The game continues… A young boy enters a barber shop and the barber whispers to his customer, "This is the dumbest kid in the world. Watch while I prove it to you."The barber puts a dollar bill in one hand and two quarters in the other, then calls the boy over and asks, "Which do you want, son?" ...

By Karin Peters
Comments 1
Just as any home decor, furniture has popular colors and finishes from year to year.  Here is a recap of the most popular furniture trends for 2019.Chalk paint has been a big hit in the last 10 years as it provides consumers with a surface that is easily distressed.  Also, the matte finish of wax...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
Comments 12
Another Monday and as always various things are floating around in my mind. This week's miscellaneous thoughts that are taking up brain space include customer service and survival of the fittest/natural selection.  Customer Service or lack thereof Businesses that let customer service and experien...

By Leif Price, Content Marketing Specialist
(Spot Color Marketing)
Comments 3
Wondering what sports to enroll your kid in? Youth sports games in general are a fun way for your child to get access to physical activities and develop their skills. While not all children are active participants in sports, introducing your kids at an early age still has many benefits that are e...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Benjamin Hallowell was probably born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1761, however there are no records to confirm his birth. Both of his parents were Loyalists, as such they fled to Halifax, Nova Scotia at the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War. In July of 1776, the family moved to Engl...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
Comments 1
When it comes to getting the most value in a Myrtle Beach condo, you’d be hard pressed to find a better value than Boardwalk Resort Condos. When you consider all that this resort has to offer, you’ll see why there are only a few units available. Now is your chance to get in on these amazing condo...

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.)
Comments 53
Once you stop learning, you start dying.-Albert Einstein  Every year I choose a word that I want to dominate my focus.  The word I have chosen for 2019 is Education.I'm not exactly sure when I became sincerely interested in learning.  I do know when I was in school that I was much more interested...

By Dawne Lagergren, CRS, CLHMS, SRES
(Affiliates Referral, Inc.)
Comments 14
Yesterday was too nice to remain inside so we decided to visit Clearwater Beach which always seems so full of activities.  The beach is absolutely awesome with the wide expanse of white sand, peppered with the blue canopy lounges.  It’s interesting to watch the visitors playing volleyball on the ...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 16
 Yesterday I took a friend to see another friend who is a salesman at Mercedes Benz . She was buying the car of her dreams While she was doing that I spotted this cute red GLA Compact SUV Mercedes Benz in Red. I was very impressed It was in my Budget but I have a Benz that I promised that I would...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 5

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 46
Motivational Mondays - Peaceful Conflict ResolutionYou know, we all work with the kind of business man/woman who ALWAYS has to be right, ALWAYS has to get their way and most often they are the ones that seem, well, simply miserable in life! They 'put the hammer down' and refuse to budge - there i...

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.)
Comments 63
"Never give up what you want most for what you want in the moment."- Neal A. Maxwell  I've been distracted lately and haven't written any blog posts for nearly 6 or 7 weeks, with the exception of my Second Chance Saturday series.  The quote above struck me as I read it yesterday, and I thought it...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
Comments 36
The Postcard Challenge is Completed For those just reading this, which is the culmination of a 3 month long effort on my part to help my grandson with a school project, trying to find a postcard that offers a quick glimpse of a region's local sites is not easy. The project was to get friends and ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Edith Clarke was born in Howard County, Maryland back in 1883 to John and Susan. While I don’t have any information as to what happened but, she was orphaned when she was 12. She went to stay with her older sister. Using her inheritance, she studied mathematics and astronomy at Vassar College. Sh...

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)
Comments 4
   Summer is here and the time is right to get in the water and enjoy the warm weather. June 24 is "Swim a Lap Day".  Whether it's at the pool, the beach or a creek, jump in the water somewhere nearby and swim a lap today. Maybe even at Ala Moana Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii! Then take a selfie and ...

By Joseph Doohan, I offer business strategy advice for realtors
(Joseph Doohan)
Comments 3
In this post I am going to let you all in on a secret; my tech wish list that I hope to buy in July. I have recently purchased a new home and now I am hoping to get some of the latest tech. Here is my wishlist:1) Bluetooth SubwooferI have always loved music. I am a fan of both rock and electronic...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 22
Trivia question answers  for Saturday June 22, 20191. What open faced Italian omelette is, despite its name, more often baked than fried? Frittata2. What do Mc and Mac mean when used in surnames? Son of3. What gymnastic event often sees men performing the Iron Cross or Crucifix? Rings4. What figu...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 7
 El Jefe the Chihuahua was tried and convicted today of being a dirty dog.El Jefe had pled nolo contendere and Judge Liz showed some mercy, sentencing him to a bath and some time in a crate on the deck to let the warm afternoon sun dry his fur.But like any convict, El Jefe wanted a shortened sent...