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.

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By Lisa Hayashi, Retired Realtor
(Award Referral Network Inc.)
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I'm sure you've heard this before, but it's true. I never realized that a book about friendship could change the way I approach my life and my relationships. And this is important why? Well, because every business is based on the kind of relationships we build. No one wants to be "sold" and not m...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Old and New Cape Henry Lighthouses, Virginia Beach, Virginia My Facebook friend, Florence 'Flo' Womacks, shared this photograph of the old and 'new' Cape Henry Lighthouses in Virginia Beach, Virginia. They mark the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. We have a painting of these lighthouses in our fam...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Bernie here again. You may have read about my lack of enthusiasm for Hallmark Movies in a previous post. Admittedly, there are a few nice stories with positive messages about family and love, but overall, they tend to be treacly. Seriously, borderline nauseating.  For the uninitiated, here is the...

By Eugene Kanciar, Our Experience, Your Peace-of-Mind
(EKAN Home Inspection)
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This post was inspired by my first RV purchase, a 2010 20 foot long tow-behind. Everything looked great. It had the new car smell (no, not mold or rot). Appliances spotless. But the seller did state that the electrical was not working and other than that he knew little about it as he was selling ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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'Baby It's Cold Outside' Banned on US Radio Stations*NOTE: This is NOT a political post - it's merely a common sense assessment of a perceived public problem! Taking offense to the lyrics of this song shows how overly sensitive people have become in the US today.  We all need to get used to the f...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(eXp Realty)
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There is a good chance when you read this, you might think I am a little different.And that is ok. I like to get people to laugh, I like creating fun for children, I also like being brutally honest.Before you read on, consider some things I have done in the past:Created the worlds largest residen...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Do you and your friends love doughnuts? Are you just looking for a reason to justify a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts holiday splurge? Wed., December 12 is the annual Krispy Kreme "Day of the Dozens" when you can get a hot deal!Simply purchase one dozen of any type of doughnuts (excluding doughnut holes)...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(eXp Realty)
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From time to time, there are thoughts that come to my mind about some powerful events in the past couple of years.And several times a week, some of these events, in my mind were intentionally God’s will. Maybe just to help remind us, He is still alive and sometimes He is pounding the gavel on the...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for December 12, 2018Good Morning Westcliffe, CO26°Our Wednesday morning starts with chilly temperatures and a few scattered clouds to grace our morning sky.Today will show us increasing clouds with a high temperature only around the 40° mark.We have a 30% chance for snow l...

By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens REALTOR®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
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When an Act of Kindness Turns into a Pain in the Back   The other day I was leaving a store after some gift shopping and as I walked to my car, I spotted some folks in trouble. Two younger girls were attempting to push a van into a nearby parking lot, their Dad, trying to push and steer at the sa...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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Well, I was working on  someChristmas cards for family.I was readings a few I had received in the  mail.This one reminded me to be specific and to make sure peopleheard the message a was trying to convey.It reminded me to make sure my clients  understand perfectly.   

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for December 11, 2018Good Morning Westcliffe, CO28°Our Tuesday morning starts with chilly temperatures and scattered clouds to grace our morning sky.Today promises to be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the middle to upper 40's.We can expect a west southwest wind arou...

By Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR
(Best Connections Realty, Inc.)
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 BeautyCounter is about makeup and skincare without harsh chemicals, according to their founder and CEO Gregg Renfrew.  You can read about it here.   A past client and dear friend Jo Rosenfeld is a firm believer.  Jo Rosenfeld is an Event Service Broker who specializes in all aspects of beauty (a...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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Want to upscale your table during Christmas Eve? Well you might want to consider having beef on your dinner table. Beef is considered one of the best protein meat in the market – by just adding a little salt and pepper on to the meat, and having it glazed with butter and garlic then you have one ...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida Real Estate, Daytona Beach Area Coastal Homes and Lifestyles
(Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC)
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Golden Turmeric MilkA Good Health Drink - Many people are suffering with cough, flu and cold symptoms this year, and are seeking relief and foods to help boost their immunity.I thought I would share this wonderful recipe for "Golden Turmeric Milk" that I have used over the years.  This is a sooth...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Monday December 10, 20181. What does "Amooco" stand for? American Oil Company2. A nonagon is a shape that has how many sides? 93. Orthoepy is the study of what? Pronunciation4. What is "military commander" in Japanese? ShogunTrivia questions for Tuesday December 11, 20...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Bob Timm, Project Coordinator for Tivoli Homes
(Tivoli Custom Homes)
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What happens when you mix a BOC fan a guinea pig and a Christmas Village? I bet my hard rock friends know where I'm going with this... Go Go PigZilla!I bet Candice A. Donofrio , Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D and Ken Jones got this little quiz.

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Prado Real Estate South)
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Today is sure. As some days seem to fly by, getting the most done in the least amount of time seems to be the goal. Writing contracts, setting time-lines and following up with transactions in progress take careful consideration. Today, I will be showing homes, then signing homemade Christmas card...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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So this year is the first year my husband and I put up the tree and decor with no kids around...my older daughter moved to Birmingham UK with her new husband a few months ago and the younger daughter is in Springfield MO.  We got the job done--and along the way, decided to get rid of some older o...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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The holidays are a very busy time for everyone, so I will keep this Christmas decor tip very short and simple...  Rather than throw away (or donate) your old Christmas decorations, sometimes you can still use them if you give them a new look.I was visiting my parents in Florida recently and I fou...