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 James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Sarah Elisabeth was born in Toledo, Ohio back in 1855 to Oliver and Harriet. After the Civil War the family moved to Chicago where she met and married Archibald. She died in 1905 at 50 however, the cause of her death to this day remains a mystery. What I can tell you of course is the rest of the ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 24
International Haiku Day...My Personal ChallengeLet me set the record straight...I have not lost my mind. Up until several years ago, I had only heard of the word haiku in articles I’d read or when watching a movie or television show. We learned about poetry in school and sometimes had to write ou...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Emanuel Goldenberg was born in Bucharest, Romania back in 1893 to Morris and Sarah. The family moved to the United States in 1903 settling in New York City. He attended Townsend Harris High School, then to further his education he attended City College of New York. His ambition was to be a crimin...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Nicholas Gilman was born in Exeter, New Hampshire back in 1755. I know he attended public school however, I cannot find anywhere if he graduated. Anyway, he was a clerk at his father’s trading house. When the American Revolutionary War started he served as New Hampshire’s state treasurer. Later i...

By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek Team)
Comments 8
Here's another great recipe to try from the fabulous folks at Daisy Brand.Easy to prepare, these Mini Potato Quiches are fabulous for lunch, brunch and more: Mini Potato Quiches                      Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup refrigerated hash brown potatoes 1/4 cup finely chopped ...

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
Comments 12
April is a favorite month in our climate in Arizona. Temperatures are inviting for outdoors activities - hiking, biking, visits to the Botanical Garden. The various cactus plants are starting to bloom and add magenta, yellow, orange, cream colors to the scenery. The picture above is a Palo Verde ...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
Comments 1
Did you know you can change the default language that Facebook displays? As you might guess there is obviously English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and many other languages but did you know there is also pirate and upside down?! To change the default language a facebook account displays foll...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
Last weekend I was in New York City to conduct a Feng Shui Consultation and Space Clearing Ceremony. My client was located in downtown, near the world trade center. So after, I decided to take myself on a little tour before heading back to Long Island.  I walked over to the 9/11 Memorial and ever...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 18
We have certainly no shortage of photographic opportunities on Hawai'i Island. You never know what you might see when you are alert and holding a camera. In future blogs, you will see more photos. I'm trying to group them into categories, as I see recurring themes in my photos. Like boats, includ...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 28
This was “leg day” for me with my trainer, Jenn Miller, at the YMCA. I can’t possibly describe what a great job Jenn has done with this “old lady.”  Jenn’s a true professional, and takes the time to understand my goals and how I think.You’ll clearly recognize the strength exerted by glancing at t...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 22
Looks like March Has Arrived Like A Lion with last nights Snow Storm.  Now I am hoping that March goes out like a Lamb.  Below are pictures of what I woke up to this morning.  The trees looked like some one had coated them with cotton or better yet cotton candy.   

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 4
Amelia Earhart Did Not Live in Bend But her husband, George Putnam, did. George moved to Bend in 1909 and quickly become a city mover and a shaker. He was the editor and publisher of the Bend Bulletin and married Dorothy Binney (heiress of Crayola Crayons) in 1911 and became the town's youngest m...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 33
I can live for two months on a good compliment. Mark TwainIt is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. - George Washingston.It's the little details that are vital.  Little things make big things happen. - John WoodenLife can be a bore if you're constantly walking sidewalks instead of a tightro...

By Lee Potts, The smarter we work, the luckier you get.
(Aloha Group Maui)
Comments 14
Papakolea Beach is on the "Big Island" of Hawaii. It is one of only 4 green sand beaches in the world!Have fun today and be safe!

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 10
Found. A neat old post card.  Post cards must have been easy to have made and could be quite personal. So what's the deal with this old card.  Was it a real saloon or was this just a place for the Arkansas Traveler to posy up for a picture.  Note the top sign says "Arkansaw Traveler." The young m...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 29
Pondering On The Enormous Power Of That Little Voice That little voice inside your head.The gut instinct.Maybe it’s just a hunch.  Or a feeling.   Whatever you call it...you likely have experienced it.  Maybe quite often.  Or perhaps only on rare occasions.   In business.  And in real life. Maybe...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 3
Westcliffe, CO Weather for April 21, 2018Good Morning Westcliffe, CO30°Our Saturday morning starts with chilly temperatures and a light snow and drizzle falling on our thirsty earth.Today will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures in the upper 40's.We have a 20% chance for rain and snow showers...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 15
Wordless Wednesdays: How True... I was sitting in traffic and this sign caught my attention as I was inching forward in Los Angeles Traffic...   If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach o...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 3
Westcliffe, CO Weather for April 20, 2018Good Morning Westcliffe, CO  39°Our Friday morning starts with pleasantly warm temperatures and mostly cloudy skies.We have a 60% chance for rain and snow showers before 3pm followed by snow showers.  Today will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures in t...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 27
Feeling ThankfulThis seems silly, and first, let me say that I am thankful every day, but this week I am feeling particularly thankful.  ~We have had a beautiful week meeting our friend’s sister and brother-in-law who were in visiting from New York. I felt as if we already knew them from all of o...