Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain November 19 to November 25, 2023

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain November 19 to November 25, 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!


HannahNovember 20: Hannah Williams Grateful for My Childhood Memories

Many of us can relate to Hannah's childhood!!!


DorieDorie Dillard Motivational Monday~It Doesn't Matter

The point of Dorie's post rings true, whether discussing children in a classroom, your own children, or working with your staff or team. Love this.


KatNovember 21: Kat Palmiotti Gratitude: Food

Love Kat's post. We cannot take what we have for granted and that includes having food.


Joseph DominoJoseph Domino I am thankful I still have curb appeal

Want to read a post that will bring a smile to your face???


MichaelNovember 22: Michael Jacobs I Don't Remember Each Moment

Love this pondering post from Michael. My favorite line is the one about clutter!


WandaWanda Kubat-Nerdin Help Yourself: A Double Entendre!

Creative and true! We all know some enablers, don't we?!


Paul S. November 23:  Paul S. Henderson    I am grateful for this journey…

What a beautiful post from Paul. His gratitude is easily seen in this post!!! 


MikeMike McCann Happy Thanksgiving to One and All From Mach1 Realty -Nebraska

This whole week, we've written about our Thanksgiving feasts but Mike reminds us of the many hard working farmers who make it possible to have such a bountiful table.


LauraNovember 24: Laura Cerrano Defining Feng Shui in Modern Times

If you're trying to grasp your mind around Feng Shui and what it is, Laura's post will help!!!





This month’s challenge…Thankful Thoughts: ActiveRain’s November Gratitude Challenge 🍁🙌✍️




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


November 28 - When You Can't Avoid a Scammer - Can You Recognize One?
Roundtable Discussion
Moderated by: Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 




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 weekly Ask 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 (25)

Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

Well, here I thought I had done well this week - NOT!! LOL

Thank you so much for your wonderful list - today and every week, Kathy! We all appreciate you more than you know.

Nov 26, 2023 06:44 AM
Kathy Streib

Debe Maxwell, CRS you are so sweet! Thank you!!! I'm going to try to make your butternut squash soup!!!  Now, if I can get Larry to make homemade rolls or bread that would be perfect. 

Nov 26, 2023 02:34 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS

Oh my gosh, that WOULD be perfect, Kathy Streib! It's a great week for soup here too!

Nov 26, 2023 05:47 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy Streib ,

Thank you for including my post in your selectin! A nice surprise this morning. I see I missed a few so am off to read and comment. Thank you for  making time to always provide selections each week for us! 

Nov 26, 2023 07:16 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX you are very welcome!!!  I loved it. 

Nov 26, 2023 02:35 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I missed so much this week, including the Zoom call but thankful that I can catch up on most. Thanks for your efforts.

Nov 26, 2023 07:19 AM
Kathy Streib

Ed (Edward) Silva, 203-206-0754 we missed you at the Zoom call!!!  See you Tuesday. 

Nov 26, 2023 02:36 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Kathy, my football friend, thank you for sharing your list this week with us.  I need to go back and catch most of them since was not on a computer much this week.


Nov 26, 2023 07:46 AM
Kathy Streib

Will Hamm Broncos are looking good! It's halftime now!!!  Chiefs are behind by 7 now. 

Nov 26, 2023 02:37 PM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

A great group of posts this week. I was really busy all week, so you helped catch me up.

Nov 26, 2023 07:51 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty Glad to help you get caught up. How was Thanksgiving at the beach?

Nov 26, 2023 02:38 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Kathy,
Another great round-up again this week. Thanks for putting it together. I see a couple I missed.

Happy Sunday to you and Larry.

Nov 26, 2023 08:08 AM
Kathy Streib

Happy Sunday Carol Williams I'll bet you can't wait to be in warmer weather!!!

Nov 26, 2023 02:40 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for your recommendations.

Have a great day! 

Nov 26, 2023 10:03 AM
Kathy Streib

Roy Kelley Hi Roy and thank you!!! Please tell Chef Dolores hello for me. 

Nov 26, 2023 02:41 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

THANKS AGAIN for including my post in your weekly, Posts Just For You, Kathy. Am always grateful to make your list!

Nov 26, 2023 10:37 AM
Kathy Streib

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! you are always welcome!!!!!

Nov 26, 2023 02:41 PM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Kathy Streib  Thanks so much for the mention this week I was wondering why I had so many comments - Happy Holidays 

Nov 26, 2023 10:40 AM
Kathy Streib

LOL Hannah Williams I'll bet your post brought back memories for many of us!!!

Nov 26, 2023 02:42 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your This Week at ActiveRain list, Kathy.  I hope you have had an enjoyable Holiday weekend.

Nov 26, 2023 12:02 PM
Kathy Streib

Myrl Jeffcoat Thank you. Hope you had a family-filled Thanksgiving weekend with your family!!! 

Nov 26, 2023 02:44 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Nov 26, 2023 12:03 PM
Kathy Streib

Myrl Jeffcoat Thank you for the feature in your group. 

Nov 26, 2023 02:48 PM
Danny Frank
JLA Realty - Pearland, TX
The Pearland Real Estate Expert

Thank you for the great info. Always helpful. 

Nov 26, 2023 12:42 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Danny Frank You are very welcome! I hope you enjoyed reading the posts. 

Nov 26, 2023 02:48 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy Streib - As usual you have presented us with some wonderful stories to review.  Thank you.

Nov 26, 2023 03:03 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  I am always amazed at your ability to select some of the posts for you to feature.... some of the writers you select and follow and have missed... others I do not follow .... Endre

Nov 26, 2023 09:23 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

p.s.: I had to come back this week I probably saw 80 % of your selections and the ones I did not those were intentional misses:))))Endre

Nov 26, 2023 09:28 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I am glad that you highlight a lot of my favorite bloggers, it makes me feel like I haven't missed much in the Rain, haha.

Nov 27, 2023 03:05 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you for your post as always. I did miss a few!

Enjoy your day!

Nov 27, 2023 05:20 AM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

I have been so out of pocket these past few weeks. Thank you for this post so I can catch up.

Nov 27, 2023 02:58 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

Once again the terrific writers on AR came through with some wonderful posts, a few of which I saw before the holiday.

Thank you for all you did to assemble this during this busy Thanksgiving week! We are all grateful for you.



Nov 27, 2023 03:29 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you so much for including me in this week’s post, Kathy; my gratitude runneth over 🙂

Nov 30, 2023 04:16 PM