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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

By Dan Stewart
(Happy Grasshopper)
Comments 19
We have a winner… cue the trumpets!Before we get to the lucky winner (and his charity!), we’d like to take the time to thank all of the ActiveRain participants for their super amazing submissions. While the winner was drawn at random, we read each and every entry. Contests such as this aren’t sim...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
Comments 19
Happy Thanksgiving ActiveRain FriendsAs you all celebrate feasting with family and friends I wanted to take time to wish everyone a very special Thanksgiving Day. The Wampanoag Indians and Pilgrims of Plymouth Colonies shared an Autumn harvest feast that we know today as the first Thanksgiving.Ha...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 10
Thanksgiving Dinner At The Souto Household 2015.  Thanksgiving at the Souto house is a day of family and sharing with others, and today we we were blessed with both.At Thanksgiving we open up our home to others who do not have family close by, and welcome them as one of our family.  That usually ...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 23
I know in our solemn and somber times we have days when we feel we just want to turn off the TV news or not check into the Internet AT ALL. I have an observation, that truly at least 90% of the people all around the world are decent and actually very good people. And we share our tears, our heart...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 6
The Blessing is Getting to Do It Not Having to Do It I subscribe to newletters and find them very uplifting and beneficial to my business. Today's was about Thanksgiving of course and how our thinking needs to be modified. James said that we talk about all the things we have to do ...
By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 2
 Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. For me it is about family, love, gratitude, and sharing. Wishing you all an abundant harvest of PEACE, LOVE, and PROSPERITY! I'm grateful for you, and not just today, but EVERY day! Love,Inna   "A modern Thanksgiving would celebrate two things:The people in o...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 11
Thankfulness , like people, comes in many shapes and sizes. Thank yous' are as individual as the individual. Some people have a tough time accepting something from someone else. They might grunt in acknowledgment, or seem oblivious as to what just happened. They may brush off a compliment with a...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 3
Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming! -Joseph B. Wirthlin 
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 56
Once again, I ask for your prayers.   Most of us have good and bad days, but at 96, it seems like Mickey is having more bad days than good ones. Yesterday when I arrived at her home she was dazed and confused.....not her usual self.   She was also quite lethargic and showed no interest at all in ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 33
An update on "Thoroughly Modern Mickey"   on Thanksgiving Day.   My sister is at the hospital with Mickey right now, she has been there since 7:00 a.m. this morning.  I will be going at noon today.   The "good news", there are no sign of infection at all anywhere. The "not so good news", her temp...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
Comments 4
Texans NFL Game Honors Local WWII Veteran!Not only did the Houston Texans win today in the game, they also had a win with their military salute and recognition today.  A local WWII veteran, Mr. James Todd Dooly was given the honor of serving as the captain of the coin toss! Mr. Dooly's granddaugh...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 45
I had another one of those "I've seen everything moments" yesterday, and this one is really important if you list houses. A buyer called about a listing I have in my area. He asked typical questions and promised to drive by the house. Nothing unusual there. A little while later, he called again. ...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
Your Invited, With the collaboration of some of the most skilled new home builders in the industry we create elegant and distinctive luxury new construction homes in desirable neighborhoods of North/Central New Jersey.                   ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 76
Active Rain Meetups are Back!!I know many of you have been anxiously awaiting the news and I am delighted to share it.Last night we got the green light from our leader, and meetups will be coming soon.Now we need to decide when they will be. Some have suggested the first 2 weeks of December, some...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 3
Good morning and hello there again.  Hope this email finds you and your family doing well on this early Thursday morning.  Just wanted to wish you a:   VERY WONDERFUL HAPPY THANKSGIVING!   May your day be blessed with family and friends.  Just remember, don't fall victim to eating TOO much turkey...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 11
 Today is a special day for me.  Not only is it Thanksgiving, but it is also my birthday and was my dad’s birthday.  Thirty years ago, I was 9 months pregnant with my daughter, Erin Bates , who I thought was going to carry on the shared same birthday tradition.  But no!  Erin is her own person an...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 41
FIRST LOVE YOURSELFHow can you be predisposed into loving others without nurturing your own being FIRST? There are works to do inside yourself before you can successfully love another being... be it two-legged or four; or with fins or scales. Have you checked your emotional, physical, physiologic...
By Valerie Tourangeau, Your Healthy Home Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
Comments 0
Arizona Parks are offering free admission on Black Friday and that’s a Black Friday deal I can wrap my checkbook around.  REI, definitely, struck a cord with it’s OPTOUTSIDE  announcement sending millions of us  outside or spending time on activities other than shopping on Black Friday.  On the h...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
Another year, another Thanksgiving holiday upon us. Too often we just categorize BLESSINGS around the dinner table as if other things are not to be thankful for too. I have noticed throughout time life is constantly made up of gains and losses. We think of a new birth as good, a physical impedime...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 12
A bunch of people, for whatever reason, decide to board a ship for unknown lands. They hope for the best but were immediately introduced to the worse. Sick sickness, scurvy, cold, poor diets, cramped quarters, lack of exercise, hopelessness and despair all visit in quantity. At some point, and af...