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 Kate McQueen, Tailored service for your real estate needs!
(CB&A Realtors)
Comments 26
I don't believe there's ever been better advice offered on what it takes to achieve success than Henry David Thoreau's message on advancing confidently toward our dreams.   Many of us have seen and read the following quote more than once and appreciate it every time we see it.  There was a time t...

By Green & Sklarz LLC, Connecticut's Firm for Business Law
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
Comments 5
We represent business owners and individuals in bankruptcy and commercial litigation frequently.  On March 31, 2019, in Wood v. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (In re Wood), 18-5006 (Bankr. S.D. W.Va. Mar. 31, 2019), the court addressed the issue concerning whether a debtor’s tax overpayment...

By Kate McQueen, Tailored service for your real estate needs!
(CB&A Realtors)
Comments 9
If I've learned anything at all in life it's that the number one cause of stress, for me at least, is procrastination. Yes, there are other triggers, but when I'm really honest with myself I can see that most of the other triggers are a result of procrastination. To illustrate, think about times ...

By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Long & Foster Hampden)
Comments 1
Happy 21st Birthday LiamEveryone in this business has a why.  A reason they do what they do.  A reason they get up in the morning and keep moving forward despite the set backs, a reason for their success. I have 5 children.  They are now, all adults.  They are all special in their own way and I a...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 4
Westcliffe, CO Weather for June 23, 2019Good Morning Westcliffe, CO36°Our Sunday morning starts with chilly temperatures and beautiful clear blue skies.Today promises to be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the lower 60's.We have a 30% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly b...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Joy Cherian was born in Kerala State, India back in 1942. He graduated from the Sacred Heart High School, then from the University of Kerala with a B.A. in 1963 and a Bachelor of Law in 1965. He received his Ph.D. from Catholic University of America in 1974. His first book “Investment Contract an...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 16
Happy Summer 2019 in Carlsbad Today is the 1st day of summer. Hard to believe it's the longest day already (yeah, and then we go the other direction!) and July 4th is just around the corner. There are lots of flowers out and I enjoyed my walk in the neighborhood.  If you need things to do in Carl...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
Comments 0
When you are thinking of revamping your living room furniture, you can easily become overwhelmed by the wide variety of choices on offer. Choosing the right furniture is critical, as it rejuvenates and enhances the living room, and it perfectly complements the interiors of your home. Additionally...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 30
On this recent business trip to Europe, we had a one night stay in Lyon, France, prior to our flight to Milan, Italy.  Pictured above is the view of this lovely city from the rooftop pool of our 11 room hotel, which was once a nunnery, and restored to perfection.  The hotel was located on a hillt...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 16
Lazy Sunday with My BFFThis dog! He won't go anywhere without his toy and if he happens to leave it in a room that gets closed before he can pick it up, he does not know what to do! It's the cutest thing you've ever seen and we often marvel at how he can even see when he has his rather large favo...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 22
Trivia question answers for Thursday June 20191. In cocktail terminology, what does "neat" mean? A drink poured without water, ice or mixers2. In what organ would you find duct of Wirsung? The pancreas3. What is the only bird to be honored by its own year on the Chinese calendar? Rooster4. In wha...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 14
We both enjoyed looking at this painting by Renoir, at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.  The dancers are in a world of their own enjoying the dance.  It brought to mind the lyrics of Dancing in the Street, by songwriters: Marvin Gaye / William Stevenson / Ivy Hunter. All we need is music, sweet music....

By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
Comments 4
 June 22nd -  National Onion Rings Day: I have created a new word search puzzle for you to enjoy.  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....

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 29
🐈Cuddles are Nice! ☀️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!  I welc...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 60
Jelly Bean Personality Test - What Color are You?   Happy Easter!    Did the Easter Bunny deliver your bag of jelly beans?    Do you pick out a favorite color or just a handful?    That favorite color of jelly bean could tell more about you than you know.   I am not a fan of chocolate, so jelly b...

By Diana Zaccaro, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
(Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp)
Comments 8
 Those of you who follow Ed Silva are probably already aware of his quest to help his grandson with a school project. If you are not (or don't follow Ed...and I don't know why you would not!) his latest blog below gives details and lists the states that are still needed.He has linked to his previ...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
Comments 26
I LOVE spring!  Such a glorious time of year to be born and I am most grateful. Everybody seems to "wake up" in parts of the world where we have seasons. Bulbs planted in the fall start reaching for the sky and showing their lovely faces.  Ahhhhhh, to be ALIVE in all of its meanings! Enjoy, embra...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 14
Ingredients: 3 lb. spareribs 2 tbsp. brown sugar 2 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. oregano 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. mustard powder 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 4 tbsp. butter, cut into cubes 1 c. barbecue sauce  Directions: Pr...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
Comments 15
I think most of us do this.An issue comes up and we are out and about and talking to ourselves.I know that I am. Talking things out can help solve issues.I have found that doing this let's me calmly work through options. Some may think I am crazy...they would most likely be right!     

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 47
Motivational Monday… “Leave Your Ego at the Door."The Planet Fitness we belonged to had a big sign that said: “Leave your ego at the door.” I’m not sure what they meant but I always took it to mean that we were all there with a similar goal. No one needed to be impressed or meant to feel any less...