Real Estate Agent with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

Those of you with roots in the Active Grain community, you'll understand the recent movement to Bring back Kerrie (#BringKerrieBack).

There've been a handful of recent comments, both here and there, using the appropriate hashtag (#BringKerrieBack), trying to build some momentum.  My daughter tells me that "hashtag" is the proper terminology and it has nothing to do with fried breakfast potatoes.

At one time, way back in the interwebs Jurrasic period, there was a Greenhalg, named Kerrie who was an integral part of the way of the prehistoric webernations.  She was nimble and quick, lit up the area with her toothy smile, and wasn't pernicious in any way, in fact she was the mastic that held us all together.

One day, there was a meteor, and our precious KG (can I call her KG... no?  okay, fine) Kerrie went missing.  There was no party, no heraldry, no songs... and pfft... she and her audacious smile were gone.

And we muddled on without her.  But now, we find, that there is a grassroots effort to lure her back into our world.  I don't know if we'll be successful... but everyone who believes in a beneficent KG (I don't care if it's not allowed... I'm gonna call her KG-asaur, anyway)... clap your hands... c'mon clap!!  [wait, what?!  clapping only brings Tinkerbell back??  are you sure?? Well, we could ask her to wear that Tinkerbell costume.... no, we can't?? It's sexist!!  dammmit, everything is sexist these days]

Allright... I'm still on board without the costume.  #BringKerrieBack (and I wouldn't mind if there were some hashbrowns, anyway).

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 ALAN MAY, Realtor®   
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Jameson Sotheby's International Realty, 2934 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
Office: 847.869.7300      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois



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Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

If #BringKerrieBack goes viral maybe we'll have a shot at it. Bob Stewart and Kerrie - perhaps they were even pre-Jurassic? Seems a long time anyway.

Nov 27, 2019 03:39 PM #1
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good evening Alan May ,

I want to see this post featured..come on AR Gods make it happen! #BringKerrieBack is an awesome movement. I met her in Houston at one of the seminars and was so inspired.... And Yes Bob Stewart was there too. 

Nov 27, 2019 05:03 PM #2
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Alan- I do miss Kerrie. Even though I did not have the opportunity to meet her, I did speak with her many times on the phone. If someone could light up a phone call like someone lights up a room it is Kerrie. If #bringkerrieback would work that would be wonderful 

BTW- you still have a creative and twisted sense of humor!!!

Nov 27, 2019 08:30 PM #3
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Alan. Certainly like your line of thinking. She was a great inspiration for regular meet-ups. Bring her back gets my vote! Enjoy your day!

Nov 28, 2019 05:12 AM #5
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

#hashbrown  LOL

Would Kerrie come back? I've seen yea and nay (and I wasn't around that much during that era) . . .

It WOULD be great to have a community manager !

Nov 28, 2019 05:36 AM #6
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I would love to see Kerrie back, she made ActiveRain so much better, I hope it happens!

Nov 28, 2019 05:57 AM #7
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Who doenst like hash browns?  

Nov 28, 2019 07:18 AM #8
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Alan - many grass-roots efforts have paid off handsomely,  It seems it is always wise to say never.  Or something like that...

Nov 28, 2019 10:51 AM #9
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Hi Alan May without "law and order" there is unlawful and disorder.... someone must pay attention to what the kids are doing.... imagine a 5th grade classroom with no teacher or proctor every day....  

#boiledchicken or #boiledeggs....... no hashbrowns!!! 

Nov 29, 2019 09:34 AM #11
Lottie Kendall
Compass - San Francisco, CA
Helping make your real estate dreams a reality

I'm in -- #BringKerrieBack -- I think I'll reach out to her on FB!

Nov 30, 2019 07:25 AM #12
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

what i learned

                                                Thank you, Alan. 

Nov 30, 2019 07:04 PM #13
Raymond Henson
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

I don't even know KG-asaur and would like to see her back.  She must have been something if you all miss her so much.  Ok, and lets get some hashbrowns going too!  #ExtinctionSucks 

Dec 01, 2019 05:17 AM #14
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Alan May - I am glad the Kathy Streib highlighted this.  I would love to have back too.  I remember her helpful smile when I was a newbie.

Dec 01, 2019 05:56 AM #15
Tom Bailey
Margaret Rudd & Associates Inc. - Oak Island, NC

Well said Alan. Every group needs a referee! #BringKerrieBack!

Dec 01, 2019 06:30 AM #16
Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Solutions - Colorado Springs, CO
Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor

Not sure how I missed this, but I'M ON BOARD! Whatever it takes, the AR Gods should know that Kerrie was the lifeblood of holding this motley crew together. So I'm joining in the clapping. Let's find out what it would actually take to get her back. 

Dec 01, 2019 08:44 AM #17
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I'll take both too.  Kerrie and Hashbrowns, but I want gravy on mine.

Dec 01, 2019 08:48 PM #18
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

Hi there,

I agree it would be wonderful to Bring Kerrie (or someone like her) Back.

Dec 02, 2019 03:21 PM #19
Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Thank you thank you for waxing nostalgic.  We miss Kerrie!  She is such a joy and a bright light in the rain.  #BringKerrieBack !!

Dec 19, 2019 01:52 PM #20
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I do miss seeing Kerrie La Guardia in the Rain, though I do see her on FB and know that she is enjoying life, it would be good for AR to have her back here encouraging us to be good to each other each day.

Dec 27, 2019 04:10 AM #21
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