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 Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I do not know who started this or when they first named January 16   , as ,"National Appreciate a Dragon     Day ' I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day...

By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 10
Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes    Ingredients: 1 tbsp. butter 1/2 onion, chopped 1/4 cup melted butter 1/4 cup flour 2 cups milk 2 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped broccoli florets 1 cup matchstick-cut carrots 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced ...

By Stephen Fells
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1. Seat one is located at Boston Bay High Camp, Washington state near Johannesburg Mountain in the North Cascades national park:  2. This ‘oasis of pis’ overlooks a picturesque bend in the Dordogne River on a cliff-top Chateau in France:  3. High in the Andes, a wooden long-drop lives up to its d...

By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
Comments 13
 Starting Out The New Year WRITE! I woke up moving fast to accomplish all the house work I need to get done today. I have been super busy working four jobs at the end of last year. I got rid of two of them in December and will concentrate on the other two.I have some wonderful friends and spent t...

By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
Comments 5
  A minister was preoccupied with thoughts of how he was going to ask the congregation to come up with more money than they were expecting for repairs to the church building.Therefore, he talked with the organist to see what kind of inspirational music she could play after the announcement about ...

By Lisa Hernandez, Realtor serving Kendall, South Miami & Pinecrest
(Opes Real Estate Group)
Comments 7
This week has been rough; thus my silence here on AR. I have had major technical difficulties and decisions to make regarding my website. I have spoken to a million companies (OK, I am exaggerating) and in the end decided I would just do it myself. However, that came with lots of challenges, incl...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 17
 Sunday, December 18, 2016 The grass is never greener on the other side   The grass is never greener on the other side   There is a old saying the grass is greener on the other side of the road, fence, etc. And after many years of working with different companies, living in different states, citi...

By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
Comments 22
I finally heard that the total snowfall for the Williamsburg area in Williamsburg was about 12 inches.  Some places just north of the York River got 14 inches.   It was really a winter wonderland here.  My daughter and her husband brought my grandson over here to sled and he got covered in snow. ...

By Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties)
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We all celebrate different things. Sometimes I get so frustrated as I am not quite sure what to say, so the safe bet comes out of my mouth. Happy Holidays!There is Christmas, Hanukkah (or is that Chanukah?), Kwanza, Omisoka, Yule, Saturnalia, on and on. My guess is there are more. Then there is S...

By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 0
When I talked to Brian, he had just finished a six hour hike. He figured he walked about 12 miles. Brian likes to take hikes on Monday, and you can read about those on his blog. I know from reading Brian's posts that he likes warm weather. He's not into the snow and cold we have in Colorado. Bria...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Sedona)
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Photo Contest Real Life - Travel/PlaceBora Bora NuiContest Image There are so many fabulous shots of this resort.  It was bought out by the Hilton Chain. Currently it is being renovated and will open late March of 2017 as a Conrad Hotel.  It is not an easy trip for the faint of heart. There is an...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Almost Speechless Sunday - Antique Phone  This antique phone is located in our friend’s Condo in New York City. The phone still is operational and is connected to a direct line to the reception desk. I like antiques of just about any nature and especially old phones or phone booths.  If you are l...

By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 19
A new day and a new week, full of new possibilities, MAKE IT COUNT!Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there- Bo JacksonYou don't want to be the best at what you do.  You want to be the only one who does what you do. - Jerry GarciaYour most unhappy customers are your greatest source ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Comments 24
Almost Speechless Sunday - Central Park NYC Central Park in New York City is a large, unique and fascinating place to visit and experience. Everything in the park is recorded and is there for a good reason. This recent trip we saw several sections of the Park we had never had the opportunity to s...

By Sharon Lee
(Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance)
Comments 22
Good morning everyone-I have had this Rose of Sharon Shrub for two yrs now. It is supposed to be a 3 in 1 but so far there have only been two colors which is fine. This yr however the weight of it made it fall over. I have had several of my Rose of Sharon Shrubs do it. Rather a pain in the butt.T...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Almost Wordless Wednesday - Clouds in Katy TX #2 I really like pictures of the sky, clouds,sunrises, sunsets water shots and mountain views. I took the below picture this week in Katy and I really appreciate the colors as we usually do not have this type of color shown in the skies of Katy TX and...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Comments 16
New Bandana for Miss Duchess in Katy TX. We were not able to post or comment for several days and I am just starting to get back to participating in the Rain. Here is our little dog buddy Miss Duchess with her new bandana she was wearing during our walk this morning in Grand Lakes Katy TX. I took...

By Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
Comments 83
Although the thermometer read 45 it was a 1,500 Degree day in West Lafayette !!!! Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana awarded over 1,500 diplomas in graduation ceremonies this past Sunday, and my daughter Janelle was one of the graduates earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in the Coll...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Comments 18
Almost Wordless Wednesday - Hanging out with the Roosevelt's   The above picture was taken at the location for FDR’s home and Presidential Library in Hyde Park NY. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous and this is a fascinating place to visit with so many things to see and so much to learn. I think...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Working on 2015 Taxes this Weekend in Katy TX. I am working on our 2015 Federal Income Taxes this weekend in Katy TX. as we filed an extension several months ago. The normal due date is October 15, 2016 if you have filed for Form 1040 extension. This year the due date is Monday October 17, 2016 a...