Just for Fun

The savvy, charming and hilarious members of ActiveRain like to let their hair down and have a little fun. Topics take on a whole new life when the creative minds of AR author fun posts. Wordless Wednesdays are a big contributor of this topic along with other posts written for fun. With each of our members' clever wit behind these blog posts, there should definitely be something for everyone to delight in.

Take a moment out from the daily grind to get lost in these entertaining pieces. If you have a funny story or photo you'd like to share with the wonderful world of AR, please do. Just for Fun posts are a great avenue to expressing yourself and sharing your funny bone.

Trending blogs on Just for Fun


By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
Sunday Lunch at Home in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland  The thunderstorms are expected to roll into our area this afternoon and a flash flood watch is posted. We decided to have lunch at home. We enjoyed some Cole's Wild Caught Premium Tuna Fillets in olive oil and sweet red pepper and couple ...

By Joseph Domino 480-390-6011, Real Estate Made Easy
Comments 3
This month, June 2018, I am trying something new. I will be publishing a new article every day. Each day I will embed a link to a great song that has had an impact on my life. I call it the Soundtrack of a Lifetime.From the time I was a young man music was a very important part of my life. In my ...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 59
Pondering Flexibility This past week I spent some time thinking about flexibility. It wasn’t exactly planned...such things usually aren’t. Stuff happens.    Plans change.   Roadblocks seem to pop up.   Detours.  Some avoidable.  Some not.  It’s all about learning lessons. Stuff happens.  Yeah, I ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 9
  Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Yield: 3  Ingredients: 1 (14 oz.) can salmon, drained 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/2 c. bread crumbs 1 Garlic clove, minced Zest and juice of 1 lemon 2 tbsp. Dill, minced 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 tsp. red pe...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 40
 After several days sun up to sun down, there comes a time you just have to find time to "smell the roses".    Many of my flowers are in full bloom in my back yard, and just give me a sense of zen sitting on my deck, or going through and smelling all the flowers.  This rose bush was given to me b...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 37
We recently went on a brief vacation with another couple. When we get together, the hours zoom by, but seem to stand still too, it's hard to explain. Regardless, we pack in a lot of living, and a lot of laughter in a few short days.  We certainly encourage our inner kids to come out to play.  Zip...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 5
Westcliffe, CO Weather for June 16, 2018 Good Morning Westcliffe, CO59°Our Saturday morning starts with warm temperatures and scattered clouds to grace our morning sky.Today will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures around 75°.We have a 40% chance for showers and thunderstorms all day.We can e...

By Mott Marvin Kornicki, Waterway Realtors, Notary Public 786-229-7999
(Waterway Realty, Realtors® • Broker • South East Florida •)
Comments 2
Each year on the third Friday in June, it is National Flip Flop Day! Find your flip flops and wear them! Wear your flip flops and use #NationalFlipFlopDay to share on social media. In 2007, Tropical Smoothie Cafe created National Flip Flop Day to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Every year on this...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 18
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and Broker Stop worrying about what you have to lose and start focusing on what you have to gain!  Unknown Discover Hartstene Pointe click here To find out how much your Harstine Island, W...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Juan Rodriques was born in Santo Domingo, date unknown to a Portuguese sailor and an African woman, both names have been lost to history. Being raised in a diverse culture he learned to speak several different languages. He was hired by a Dutch captain to act as a translator on a voyage to the Na...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 28
Trivia question answers for Wednesday June 13, 20181. The leaves of the eucalyptus tree are the only food that what animal will eat? Koala2. How many moons does the planet Neptune have? 143. Lodgepole, Pinyon and Ponderosa are species of what plant? Pine Tree4. What film did John Wayne win his on...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 15
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and Broker If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking!  George S Patton Discover Hartstene Pointe click here To find out how much your Harstine Island, Washington house is...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 30
Wordless Wednesday - Pucker Up     Previous Wordless Wednesday Posts  

By Gary & Melynda Wolter (CRS) 480-269-1164, Relentless, Reliable, Premiere Personal Service
(Evenson/Fisher Group-Revelation Realty)
Comments 3
If your children fail to contact you today, or treat you with disdain, and you have a thick skin, consider calling them to let them know (via voice mail if they do not take your calls) that on this day you celebrate your role as their father, you accept that they can not, and you look forward to ...

By Ricki Eichler McCallum, Broker,GRI,ABR, - Your Coastal Bend Home Source
(CastNet Realty)
Comments 10
My husband oooed and ahhhed when I put this platter in front of him.  Yes, he loves pizza and when I told him I was making homemade pizza, he kinda turned up his nose at the thought of it.  But when he saw this one, it was a different story. True, I like healthy food and try to incorporate nutrit...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 41
Speechless Sundays - Teacup Drift Roses These teacup roses are called Drift Roses (Coral Drift®). Their groundcover growth/spread needs little to no trimming, if planted the proper distance apart. The blooms are prolific from spring to fall, re-blooming over and over again. These winter-hardy bea...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 27
One of our friends just gave us a bowlful of Avocados from his ranch in Carpinteria (Avocado Capital).  The latest way to eat avocado is to mash them on toast (aka smashed avo toast) with two poached eggs for breakfast.  You can also add a couple slices of bacon to make it that much better.  If y...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 12
If you're in the mood for a fabuous steak and want to be pampered, then head downtown this weekend and treat yourself to a special experience at one of the finest steakhouses in the country! Whether it's a special occasion or just time for a remarkable evening out, you won't go wrong with my dini...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 43
Woody and His Jeep near Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Relocation Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Woody has a lot of fun in the East Valley and luckily Trish is there to capture his adventures!If you love Trish's phot...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 8
Laughter is an instant vacation. - Milton Berle Forever is composed of nows. - Emily Dickinson A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. - Phyllis Diller Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul. - Michel de Montaigne What you don't do can be a destructive for...