Thankful Thursdays…Thank YOU for Letting Us Get to Know You!

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Thankful Thursdays…Thank YOU for Letting Us Get to Know You!

Carol Williams and I want to thank YOU for making the May ActiveRain Challenge: Getting to Know You so much fun!!! 


We had 57 members who shared with us their quirks, favorite meals, how they started in Real Estate and so much more. 



All of this…the members…the community…the support for each other…this is the essence of the ActiveRain community. 



If you haven’t had a chance to read the posts, you can go to the Challenge post and click on the links in the comment section.



And, don’t forget that there is a new challenge for June hosted by Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho, and Endre Barath, Jr. 'Ole Glory Coast to Coast’ June ActiveRain Challenge.

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Comments (43)

Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Nina Hollander, Broker Thank you for participating and so happy that you enjoyed the posts. 

Sham Reddy CRS maybe another time. Besides, I know that you've had a lot of good family things going on!!!!! 

Jun 02, 2022 02:45 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

I agree Joan Cox it was fun seeing posts from bloggers that we don't often "see."

Carol Williams wasn't it fun!!!!!   We'll have to put our thinking caps on for something else. 

Jun 02, 2022 02:46 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Brian England I loved it and so enjoyed getting to know more about the members!

Kat Palmiotti I'm looking forward to this month's challenge.

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 we also learned what we had in common with some of the members. 

Jun 02, 2022 02:49 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX I double checked and you did add it to the comments and you're in the 3rd star!! I wouldn't forget you!

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty glad you read them and yes, it's fun reading about someone's likes and how they got their start. 

Jun 02, 2022 02:55 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX

Thank you so much Kathy for calling that out! Too much going on getting a new listing on the market and I just didn't see it.

Jun 02, 2022 04:42 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Roy Kelley you'll need your camera for the June Challenge...but you have it with you always!!!!! Hope you'll share your photos in this one. 

Thank you Will Hamm glad you made it home safely. 


Jun 02, 2022 02:57 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Grant Schneider I thoroughly enjoyed this challenge and I'm not saying that to  pat myself on the back. It was fun. 

Lexie Quinn Thank you and I'm glad you enjoyed it. 

Jun 02, 2022 02:58 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy you and Carol Williams had excellent participation for your challenge.  I learned a lot of new things about members I follow because of the this challenge.  Thank you!!!

Jun 02, 2022 03:02 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker you are very welcome and it was so much fun reading these posts!!!!! I loved them. 

John Marshall - FORE! I did read your post! I just texted Debe Maxwell, CRS to add your name to the participant list. Hope to see you blogging again!!!

Jun 02, 2022 03:02 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Ginger Harper take a look at June's Challenge!!!! It will be fun too. 

Myrl Jeffcoat it really was, and thank you for letting me be a "featured old fart!" LOL

Jun 02, 2022 03:05 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist I am so sorry. Your link is in the comment section but even after redoing these stars 3 times I do not see your name. Please accept my apologies. 


Leanne Smith I'll look again!!!!   You didn't add the link to your post in the comment section. Can you go and add it and I'll let Debe know. 

Jun 02, 2022 03:11 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

No apology needed Kathy Streib - my comment was intended to be playful and humorous.  Next time you can just add 💩. 


Jun 02, 2022 03:16 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thank you, Kathy and Carol Williams .

It was a fun challenge and I think I read most of the posts. There was so much fun information shared!


Jun 02, 2022 03:24 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy,

This was a lot of fun to put together and I thoroughly enjoyed reading the entries.  Thank you and Carol Williams for hosting this.  Now off to check out the June Challenge.

Jun 02, 2022 05:59 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

May's challenge was one of the funnest ones to date, Kathy. Enjoyed reading and learning more about the Rain's members, many thanks to you and Carol for hosting!

Jun 02, 2022 06:34 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you for sharing this opportunity to participate in such a fun AR challenge Kathy and Carol 🥸

Jun 02, 2022 08:16 PM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Fun, fun, fun to read all the entries and learn even more quirks about our wonderful members. Now I want to know how you made the "word stars."  Wondering how many hours you spent getting all, well almost all, of those names.

Thanks for hosting!

Jun 02, 2022 09:14 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Thank you to all of you for being a virtual friend and sometimes in real life one! :

Jun 02, 2022 10:42 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Another fabulous month in the Rain, thanks to you and Carol Williams, Kathy! You girls hosted one of my favorite challenges EVER! Thank you again!

And, yes, I'll take care of John Marshall - FORE! 

Jun 02, 2022 11:18 PM
Jan Green - Scottsdale, AZ
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

That was a fun challenge to participate. I so appreciate all of you and Carol Williams' efforts on this one. A lot of what I wrote I already knew.  Funny coincidence seeing this post and just getting off the phone with my sister.  She told me I was actually born in St Louis but we lived in Overland, Missouri, a town of NOW 15,000!  Funny I never knew that.   Life marches on.  Thanks again and I look forward to the next challenge.  Have a great Saturday! 

Jun 04, 2022 02:46 PM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

Thanks for the post, Kathy Streib. I have read some of the challenge entry posts and they are very interesting.

Jun 04, 2022 05:54 PM