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 Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 21
Sometimes, the pure viciousness on this site just gets me down. I write a simple little blog post about my 45 year old flowering jade plants, just wanting a bit of approval from my peers and maybe some stud green thumb kudos. So along comes someone I thought was my friend, and what does he do? He...

By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 22
Funny how times change... It seems everyone is talking about Seattle these days, but back in 1968 us locals were enamored with a new television series, Here Comes the Brides. It was a story of the lonely lumberjack pioneer days of the 1860s around Elliott Bay and the Bolt Brother’s scheme to recr...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 38
Jade Trees and a little history by Endre Barath a Los Angeles RealtorHaving lived on the East Coast I always loved Jade Trees, these small trees were very expensive, but I did not mind and kept growing them inside my homes. Fast forward to 20+ years ago, when we relocated to Los Angeles, I was am...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 17
The weather has been soo nice..89 degrees yesterday! Today temperatures in the low 80's and we made it past Margarita Day! How about keeping it casual this week-end and revisit a great sandwich restaurant whose philosophy hasn’t changed: “Make it, and make it better than the guy down the street.”...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 24
The featured image is the Hotel Lobby where all boats and water taxis must dock. A Slice of Paradise On the Other Side of The WorldWe visited Bora Bora during Monsoon but the weather was exciting.  Every day there was a different storm or sunset that made your jaw drop.  Many days a storm would c...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 36
Sissy's Eyes See You! Gilbert, AZ   Click Here to request your FREE Relocation Guide!!!   For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ   Here is my weekly cat picture for Nina Hollander and the rest of the people here in the Rain that love cats!  Sissy sees wha...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
Great blog.  I have bookmarked for future reference.   Try Taking a Step Back... The other day I was in the market looking for a particular type of Risotto.  I’d purchased it before and remembered it being in this particular store on this aisle.  So there I am looking for a good 5 minutes (or so ...

By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team)
Comments 8
I Spot Something HotHere's a great safety video to help little ones learn to stay away from things that can burn.  The video is a little long, but it should be a fun and helpful way to protect pre-school children from fires and burns, Rover, the Home Safety Hound, and Freddie Flashlight lead a ro...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 44
Wordless Wednesday - It's All About The Accessories "Maybe the best any of us can dois not to quit,play the hand we've been given,and accessorize the outfit we've got."Carrie Bradshaw Previous Wordless Wednesday Posts

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 10
Yuqing Pan recently wrote an article for Realtor.com touting the Top 10 cities in the country with the fastest growing suburbs. It’s interesting to read that during 2010-2017 suburbs grew by 7.9% compared to the 6.9% in urban areas. It only stands to reason that prices are higher in urban locatio...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
Comments 16
      I listen to the scientific community for all the new discoveries.But it seems everyone is tuned into the possibility of life on Mars, or life used to be there.Well, I am here to tell you that there is live on Mars. Hollywood has it well documented. Martians do exists.The latest one is Marvi...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 22
Silent Saturday - Tranquil ocean view cocktail in Haiku MauiView of Mailiko Bay, from a  home in Haiku Makai, Haiku MauiIt's been a hot and sunny day here on the north shore, and I'm thinking about sitting in the shade and enjoying a tropical cocktail while staring at the ocean view.... will you ...

By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
Comments 5
  Baseball bat: a wooden or 
metal bar that can easily fly out of someone’s hands.Foul ball: a moment when you think, Holy @#$%, I got a hit!Babe Ruth: someone who people tell you was also overweight.Right field: a quiet place where you can sit for long stretches and play with dandelions. Until s...

By Stephen Fells
Comments 1
A good friend used to be head of technology at a global bank and about five years ago managed a project that involved buying 3 terabytes of storage at a cost of $1,000,000 per terabyte. You can now buy the same amount of storage from Staples for less than $100.  The sad thing about technology is ...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
Comments 3
Feb 20th Was Love Your Pet Day - Never Too Late For Giving Cuddles by San Jose Cupertino Schools REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweLove Your Pet Day is day to pamper your pet. People just love their pets, and February 20th is an easy excuse to spend time with them, and to give them special treats. Wheth...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 18
Thankful to be able to enjoy...Dancing In The Rain!I must have played this commercial back 8 times to watch the excitement and dancing.This bundle of joy is a little over 11 months old and already enjoying life to the fullest!Youtube link :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYPrRmyKUi0  Life Isn't a...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 17
I've got a fun place for you to try this week-end! Steeped in history this local restaurant will charm you and and the menu is ...let's just say...fulfilling our slogan "Let's keep Austin weird!" You'll need to make a trip down town to the Hilton  on East 4th Street but I will safely bet it will ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 30
Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 21 minutes Cook Time: 16 minutes Servings: 6  Ingredients: 6 pork chops, 1-inch thick 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple slices, in juice Marinade Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup brown sugar 1⁄2 cup Italian dressing 1⁄4 cup pineapple juice 3 tablespoons soy sauce  Directions: Drain...

By Steven L. Smith, Bellingham WA Home Inspector
(King of the House Home Inspection, Inc.)
Comments 2
It was in the spring and summer months, 50 years ago, when I became interested in radio broadcasting. Most people at Active Rain know me as a home inspector. Prior to that career, I spent 30 years in radio -- disc jockey, newsman, engineering, management and ownership of a Bellingham, Washington ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 20
Colonial Williamsburg Museum Quality Dollhouse Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, is one of our favorite travel destinations. If you follow me on Facebook or Flickr, you have seen many of our photographs. When you are in Colonial Williamsburg, you can spend many hours in the wonderful Art Museums o...