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 Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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In the 1960’s I had the honor and privilege of serving my country for four years, most of that time on board a United States Naval ship in the Pacific Ocean as a Radioman with a secret clearance. For the next nine years looking for what to do with my life, and with the past 37 years serving the p...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Earl was born in Columbia Heights, Minnesota back in 1924.  He described himself as a nerd.  He attended the University of Minnesota earning a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1948.  Just after WWII hospitals were just starting to employ electronic equipment however, they did not ...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 0
Westcliffe, CO Weather for January 24, 2017 Good Morning Westcliffe, CO21°Our Tuesday morning starts with cold temperatures and cloudy skies.We received about an inch of snow overnight!Today will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures only around the freezing mark.We have a 30% chance for snow, ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Belly Laugh Day is Tuesday, January 24, 2017 I don’t know about you, but I’m always up for a good belly laugh, and now even more so.  First of all, as you chuckle, THAT is not a belly laugh.  I’m talking about a from the bottom of your belly up, body shaking, big smile on your face belly laugh.  ...

By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686
(Century 21 Absolute Realty )
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Photos from a recent walk on the 4.3 mile loop in Ridley Creek State Park on a winter's day.

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Speechless Sunday: when it rains in LA stay in bed....    If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Ma...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Mary Patricia was born in Fort Worth, Texas back in 1921 to Jay and Mary. Her parents divorced just 10 days prior to her birth. Mary moved to New York with her mother however, at 12 she was sent to live with her grandmother for a year. This put a strain on the already rocky relationship.According...

By Jane Chaulklin-Schott, TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836
(TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766)
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Yes, the GREEN BAY PACKERS lost yesterday in the game with the ATLANTA FALCONS  ~ Still recovering from yesterday's Green Bay Packers vs Atlanta Falcons game;  Green Bay and the late Championship Coach Vince Lombardi did well on teaching us to always strive to be winners; however, not so well on ...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 18
"Dan Storm flees Missouri law to face a fiercer destiny in the Rocky Mountains."I've always enjoyed novels about pioneer life.  Pioneer life novels put life in perspective and makes it super easy to understand the hardships suffered by our predecessors and appreciate the comforts of our modern da...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 2
Westcliffe, CO Weather for January 23, 2017Good Morning Westcliffe, CO26°Our Monday morning starts with chilly temperatures and clouds hiding our mountains.Today will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures in the upper 30's.We begin with a 20% chance for snow before noon, then increasing to a 50...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 15
Trivia question answers for Monday January 23, 20171. Under what pseudonym did Charlotte Bronte first publish "Jane Evre"? Currer Bell 2. What was actor Stan Laurel's birth name? Arthur Stanley Jefferson 3. What is the chemical symbol for Silver? Sn 4. Vaccinophobia is the fear of what? Vacinatio...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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 Ginger Bread   2 Cups Brown Sugar¾ Cup Crisco Shortening2 Eggs, well beaten 1 Cup thick milk (sour)2 Cups Flour Beat well the first three ingredients then add milk and flour and beat well again. Add after mixing together 1 tsp. Soda and 1 tbsp. boiling water Add  1 tsp. Cinnamon1 tsp. Nutmeg1 ts...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker, Author&Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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As I was leaving a client's home after completing a Feng Shui consultation, I turned the corner and came across the view of the World Trade Center in the clouds. It was a pretty cool sight to see. Do you have any images from your travels to NYC of the World Trade Center? If so, please share in th...

By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
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  Looking down at his patient, the doctor decided to tell him the truth. “I fell that I must tell you: You are a very sick man. I’m sure you would want to know the facts. I don’t think you have much time left. Now, is there anyone you would like to see?” Bending down toward the sick man, the doct...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Yellow Hibiscus, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA IMG 1824 One of the benefits of flower photography as a hobby is that you always have photographs to share in your blogs. You will find these flowers in the conservatory when you visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA.  Hibiscus, Longwoo...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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Last summer, when our friends Steve & Jane Bailey invited us to join them for what was pretty surely going to be some much needed upcoming winter beach time, we jumped at the chance. We had met Steve & Jane on our Amazon trip several years ago and knew we had similar travel tastes - unusual, off ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Dog of the Week #1 January 22, 2017  I plan to have two dogs of the week as both really deserve a good loving home. I am posting each separately so there is no confusion.  This pup is a female black lab ID 009977 and there is no estimate of her age. She is a very loving and friendly dog who likes...

By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
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Speechless Sundays - Spectacular SunsetsI’m always envious of our members who live and work in coastal cities - the splendor of a colorful sunset as the sun falls behind the ocean is one of the most beautiful things to behold!  Sunrises are as well but, the sun dancing towards the water as it say...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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 Sammy Squirrel died today.  While the coroner's report might indicate the cause of death as blunt force caused by sudden impact with an SUV as Sammy crossed the road, those of us that know Sammy know the real cause.  Death by Facebook.Sammy in his prime was a bright red coated squirrel with a bi...

By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team)
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  An elderly woman called 911 on her cellphone to report that her car had been broken into.   "They've stolen everything! The radio, my dashboard compass, even the steering wheel!!!" The dispatcher responded, "Stay calm,a police officer is on the way." Minutes later the officer arrived andradioed...