Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain June 26 to July 2, 2022

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain June 26 to July 2, 2022


Every day there is something to learn here at ActiveRain.  With this series, I try to highlight posts that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, something about Real Estate or the other professions that I never knew, about a place, or about a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


LaurenJune 26: Lauren Williams Wait, Are You Sure???

Bet you can relate to this! I know I can. It's a good thing to remember the next time you're editing your own things or someone else's.


CaraJune 27: Cara Marcelle Mancuso   Pick a Positive Path

If you’re going to pick a lane…pick a positive one!!!



BuzzBuzz Mackintosh 'Ole Glory Coast to Coast'-PROSPECT HALL

I loved reading about Prospect Hall's "haunted history" and a 'famous' alumnus.



NickNick Vandekar   Tell Me More!

It was refreshing reading Nick's admission to doing what so many of us have been guilty of. 



Bob "RealMan"June 28:  Bob "RealMan" Timm     Miscommunication and Perception

It's always fun to see Timmothy's artwork and what a great post from Bob.


Scott Scott Seaton, Jr     Voting and the Flag

What an inspirational post from Scott and love the promise he made. Please read it.



KatKat Palmiotti     Old Glory Coast to Coast- Boat Version

I loved Kat's photos and learned about yacht ensigns.  Love to learn. 


Mark DonJune 30:  Mark Don McInnes  'Ole Glory' Coast to Coast  WW2 Museum  New Orleans

Mark's post makes me want to put a trip to New Orleans on my travel list!!! What a great post and inspiring photos.


EndreEndre Barath, Jr.      'Ole Glory' I am so happy to be a part of this ActiveRain Challenge

Many here...( Nina Hollander, Broker, Aura Alex)  like Endre are immigrants who remind us how lucky we all are who live in this great country. Look at the picture his mother drew!!!




RobertJuly 1: Robert Siciliano    9 Social Engineering Scams You Might Still Fall For

I hope you'll read this and share it with others on your team or office. This stuff isn't going away. 


JohnJohn Henry   Jefferson: a model for what can be done with nearly nothing

Welcome back, John!  When you say you can't do something because you don't have what you need, think again. Very interesting read. 


JamesJames Call    6 years and a lot has changed

Welcome back, James!  And he has arrived with a motivating post!


Thanks to Carol Williams for this weekly list of Zoom Speakers which I copied from her post!

July 5th - It's a surprise!
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400  will have a Mystery Guest
When you zoom with us, you get all kinds of fabulous surprises.

July 12th - Video NOW
Andrew Moorer 

July 19th - TBD

July 26th - TBD
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS 

Aug. 2nd - TBD

Aug. 9th - TBD

Aug. 16th - Video Improvement
Rocky Dickerson 



Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting

11:00 a.m. Pacific (Remember Arizona is same as Pacific time now)

12:00 p.m. Mountain

  1:00 p.m. Central

  2:00 p.m. Eastern



Please don’t forget to check out these very informative posts as well:


Carol Williams Second Chance Saturday-Carol highlights posts that are often suggested by the other members here. 


Debb Janes and Bernie Stea YouTube Thursdays- If you want to learn more about how to do videos for your business, this is the post to follow.


Liz and Bill Spear and the weekly Ask An Ambassador posts!


Hannah Williams shares her savvy shopping finds with us weekly in her Philadelphia Steals and Deals Just Like That by HelpfulHannah. 


Thank you for letting me do what I love to do...learn something new every day. 

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Comments (30)

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Nice post as always Kathy. Carol Williams did a great job (as did you with your copy and paste) :):):) I look forward to it every week.

Jul 03, 2022 06:52 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Kathy - like many AR members, I have taken a break from everyday activity.  I can't imagine a multi-year break and seeing ActiveRain with that new vision.  When I read James' post, the voice of Gomer Pyle from 1960s television came back to me.  Surprise!  Surprise!

Jul 03, 2022 06:56 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kathy,
I can always count on you to make me realize how much I miss during the week in spite of my efforts.  LOL.   Have an awesome holiday weekend.

Jul 03, 2022 07:46 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Myrl Jeffcoat I'm glad that you enjoy this series and thank you for the feature in your group. 

Brian England there are and I have fun finding them. 

Jul 03, 2022 11:40 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Kat Palmiotti You are very welcome. Hope you found some you enjoyed reading. 

Wayne Martin the feeling is mutual when i read your daily trivia!!!!   I hope that you enjoyed reading the ones you missed. 

Jul 03, 2022 11:42 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Roy Kelley thank you and hope that you and Chef Dolores are planning something fun this holiday weekend. 

Buzz Mackintosh I hope you'll return in October to Prospect House!!!  I love ghost stories!!!  When we lived in Leesburg, we went to Gettysburg several times and I think we went during the reenactment during July 1-3. 

Jul 03, 2022 11:44 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Thank you Bill Salvatore - East Valley Hope that you're planning a fun Fourth. 

Hi Joan Cox Thanks for stopping by!!!  Any rain yet in your area???

Nina Hollander, Broker wow, that's amazing!!!!   I just began reading some of the ActiveRain posts a few minutes ago. 

Jul 03, 2022 11:49 AM
Joan Cox

No rain yet, but LOTS of clouds!

Jul 03, 2022 02:17 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ



Hi Kathy well you've peeked my interest as I haven't had a chance to read some of these posts yet.  Interesting choices.  Thanks!  And Happy 4th of July to you and Larry!

Jul 03, 2022 11:50 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

It's always a pleasure to stop by your Sunday post to see what things I've missed - it's usually more than I saw.

May not get much reading done this weekend with family around for the holiday.

Have a wonderful July 4th tomorrow.


Jul 03, 2022 11:51 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty Thank you. I let Carol do the leg work for the Zoom schedule and copy and paste that each week. 

Michael Jacobs I can hear those words ringing in my head. I can also hear him singing with that amazing voice of his. 

Jul 03, 2022 11:52 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Carol Williams were the one on the road!!! All I had to do was sit here and read!!! LOL

Jul 03, 2022 12:05 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Oh my gosh, you have some serious golden nuggets here, Kathy!! I've got some good reading ahead of me and am looking forward to it.

Can't wait for the surprise guest on Tuesday!! See you then! In the meantime, I hope you and Larry have a spectacular Independence Day weekend...

Jul 03, 2022 12:40 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

There’s so much to read and so much to do and so much to be thankful for posting! Thanks again

Jul 03, 2022 12:45 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy I did OK this week, but I missed a few good blogs.

Jul 03, 2022 01:41 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good afternoon Kathy - this is a fabulous selection of posts that I never saw and glad you highlighted them.

Jul 03, 2022 01:46 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Thank you again Kathy Streib . Thanks to the June challenge I have read a few of these but I do have my work cut out for me to read the others.

Jul 03, 2022 02:38 PM
John Henry, Florida Architect
John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc. - Orlando, FL
Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design

Thanks for including me among some great posts!  Happy Independence Day!  Best wishes

Jul 03, 2022 03:42 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib thank you for Featuring my post I am humbled... wishing you a very Happy Fourth of July, Endre

Jul 03, 2022 11:59 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good afternoon Kathy,

I have been off the grid and just got back late this afternoon for the July 4th week-end. What a great group of posts to read and comment on..I'm off to catching up!

Jul 05, 2022 03:33 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Good morning Kathy, I've read quite a few of these posts, the patriotic ones are a real standout!

Jul 06, 2022 06:55 AM