Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain September 23 to September 30, 2023

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain September 23 to September 30, 2023


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 other professions, about a place, or about a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


WandaSeptember 25:  Wanda Kubat-Nerdin    Nerdin Gardens:  Before You Turn-ip

Get ready to chuckle, smile and appreciate Wanda’s creativity. 


Candice A.Candice A. Donofrio    😄Rx For Laughter😄

Amen to that, Candice A. Donofrio Do you have that Joyful Vibration??


DickDick Betts Maybe You Should Avoid a Kissing Lanai

What a cute post from Dick.



LeanneLeanne Smith Motivational Monday- Why Can't We Be Friends?

Love this from Leanne. We're all in this together. Your peers can be of great help and support.


JimSeptember 26: Jim Paulson DuckDuckGo to the Rescue (of my privacy)

It's worth it to read the post as well as the comments that follow!!! Thank you, Jim Paulson and Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD 


Kathleen Daniels, ProbateSeptember 28: Kathleen Daniels Probate Real Estate|Selling a Probate Home

If you're not that familiar with probate real estate, you'll want to read this post!!!


Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253Jeffrey DiMuria Should You Have a Home Inspection BEFORE Going on the Market?

What's your thought???? Stop by and share!


PaddyPaddy Deighan Revisiting Online Safety When Browsing Duck Duck Go & Swiss Cows.
You missed one of the best Zoom calls we've had. Read more about what Paddy had to say.


TimTim Bray The Daily Voicemail Hack: Elevate Your Professional Game

We've all heard voicemails that have not been changed in ages. Tim makes an excellent point.


SamSeptember 29: Sam Miller Gambier Ohio Sunflower Field

This will put a smile on your face!!! Let's encourage Sam Miller to add more of his time-lapse videos.





Thanks to Carol Williams for this Weekly ZOOM Schedule which she lets me copy and paste into my post. 


October 3rd - Divorce, Realtors®, and Attorneys
Lise Howe

October 10th - Discover Kenosha, WI
Diana Dahlberg 

October 17th - Nerdin Gardens
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 

October 24th -
Roundtable Discussion on the use of AI in our blogs
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 and Carol Williams

October 31 - TBA
Something scary???

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. 

Liz and Bill Spear and the weeklyAsk An Ambassador posts!

Ed Silva’s weekly recap of our Tuesday Zoom Calls.  


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

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Comments (23)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Kathy. Must say a good way to begin October, since I read some the first time around and missed some the first time around. No wipeout this week. Thanks! Enjoy your day.

Oct 01, 2023 05:52 AM
Kathy Streib

Wayne Martin Glad you didn't have a wipeout and that you enjoyed your Branson trip. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:41 PM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Platinum - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great post!  Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day!

Oct 01, 2023 06:48 AM
Kathy Streib

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR® Thank you for stopping by. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:41 PM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Only managed to read a few this week Kathy, so will try and play catch up later!

Oct 01, 2023 07:10 AM
Kathy Streib

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 Hope you had fun playing catch  up. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:42 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

So very THANKFUL from my head tomatoes for the feature in Posts Just For you, Kathy! Happy Sunday, it's looking like a promising one from here.

Oct 01, 2023 08:07 AM
Kathy Streib

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! we had beautiful weather today and we are on the med from our colds. No complaints here!

Oct 01, 2023 06:43 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Hello Kathy Streib I am truly honored to be included in your weekly Posts Just For You.  Thank you for the inclusion.  

Oct 01, 2023 08:11 AM
Kathy Streib

Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist I was very happy to highlight your well-deserved post. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:43 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Kathy and thank you for sharing this great blogs with us from this past week.


Oct 01, 2023 08:18 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Will Hamm hope you had a fun Football Sunday!!! My Texans won!!! 

Oct 01, 2023 06:44 PM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

A great list as always Kathy. Thanks for including me.

Oct 01, 2023 08:54 AM
Kathy Streib

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty very happy to highlight your post!!!

Oct 01, 2023 06:44 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

A good selection of Blogs today. Thanks for sharing and enjoy your week!

Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Oct 01, 2023 10:38 AM
Kathy Streib

Bill Salvatore - East Valley Thank you!!!   Have a good week ahead. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:46 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

What a great selection of post this Sunday! Thank you..I see I missed some so off to read and comment.

Oct 01, 2023 12:54 PM
Kathy Streib

Dorie Dillard Austin TX our grandson was in Austin for the game this weekend but I couldn't convince him to transfer from KU to UT. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:47 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for your recommendations.

Have an outstanding week.

Oct 01, 2023 01:49 PM
Kathy Streib

Roy Kelley Thank you and hello to Chef Dolores. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:47 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thanks once more for sharing the abundance of talented ActiveRain bloggers with us. You are truly appreciated. 😎

Oct 01, 2023 02:44 PM
Kathy Streib

Awwww Thank you Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS for your very kind words. 

Oct 01, 2023 06:48 PM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

You always have a great line-up. Thank you, Kathy! I need to do some catching up.

Oct 01, 2023 06:46 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  not wanting to sound like a robo commenter, but I have a lot of catching up to do I did see some of them though....Endre

Oct 01, 2023 10:25 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

When I see a lot of familiar faces it usually means I have read their posts, especially if they have been reading mine, haha.

Oct 02, 2023 04:38 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you (as always) for your weekly post!

Oct 02, 2023 05:43 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

You've given me a line of titles to explore. Thanks for your weekly efforts.

Oct 02, 2023 07:02 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

I read a bunch of good posts last week but only a couple are on your reading list, so I have some work to do.


Oct 02, 2023 11:14 AM
Jim Paulson
Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) - Boise, ID

Thanks for the shoutout Kathy Streib I will be reading a few others you highlighted as well.

Oct 02, 2023 12:59 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi, Kathy Streib - This is one of the few times that every post you shared, I haven't read.  Usually, I find some that I have seen.   Thank you!  I am off to check them out. 

Oct 02, 2023 02:05 PM
Matt Brady
Watermark Capital - Del Mar, CA
One of San Diego's Best Lenders

Thank you so much for the recommendations.  The overview makes it easy to read items of interest.

Oct 03, 2023 09:03 AM