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.


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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
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Throwback Thursday: Sunset Memory from Maui  I was sitting with my 2 younger granddaughters and was scrolling through photos of our 2 most recent trips to Maui and stumbled across this photo. We were pretending be in Hawaii, including beach chairs, a "beach" by our small pool,and of course a picn...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 1
Westcliffe, CO Weather for July 11, 2020Good Morning Westcliffe, CO50°Our Saturday morning starts with warm temperatures and a few scattered clouds to grace our morning sky.Today promises another day with abundant sunshine and a high temperature in the middle 80's.We can expect a north northwest ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 11
John Bell Hatcher was born in Cooperstown, Illinois to John and Margaret.  The family moved to Cooper, Iowa where he received his early education.  He worked in the coal mines to save for his education.  He attended Grinnell College in 1890, transferring to Yale University’s Sheffield Scientific ...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 10
In 2008 there was a LOT of inventory on the market.  I went and looked back at an old market report and there was 24 months of inventory in July of 2008.  Buyers had all kinds of choices, prices were dropping, rates were dropping and sellers were short selling left and right. Me?  I was learning ...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 32
Happy Independence Day!After several intense weeks in real estate, what could be better than a day off? Yesterday was such a day, and the Mother Lode country beckoned. The gold rush of 1848 began the birth of our modern California, and seemed an appropriate destination for an Independence Day cel...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 12
Trivia question answers for Friday July 10, 20201. Snails are members of the class "Gastropoda" which literally means what? Stomach foot2. What is an "Americano"? Expresso with hot water3. What is the eagle in the Great Seal of the United States holding in its right talon? An olive branch4. What ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 12
🐈Tango Steals a Snack ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comI know that there are many cat lovers in the Rain, so now you can follow the adventures of Tango & Trey if you love pictures of cats!  I w...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 38
 ...About the 1st Half Of the Year, I'm wondering what the 2nd Half will bring now that we're into July. I'm glad the First Half of the year is finished! I have to say it was quite a ride. I've given it the title of "Mr. Toads Wild Ride!" I think most remember that Disney story.I'm praying and ho...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 15
Finnegan loves to watch birds. In this photo, he's out on the deck watching the hummingbirds visit our feeder this morning.   Thanks to Kathy Streib, we learned today is All American Pet Photo Day. How fortuitous, as we're always looking for an excuse to take a photo of this little cutie.  Feel f...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 16
This Week...Testing Our Patience Our patience has truly been tested this year, hasn’t it?! This week with numbers increasing in many areas, many of us have hesitated going out. And, that’s just the temperatures!  As I write this it’s 97 degrees out with a “feel like” temp of 108!    Patience is t...

By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900, 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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Like Pina Coladas? July 10th is Pina Colada Day!On a hot summer day, who wouldn't enjoy a cool fruity pina colada? Actually me! I prefer a Blue Hawaii or a Pina No Colada. I just don't care for coconut in my drinks. Not a coconut water fan either.Now if it's a coconut macaroon or toasted coconut ...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 9
Yesterday,Kathy Streib mentioned in her post,  that today July 11th, is National Pet Photo day.  Ron took this picture of Quincy focused on the hunt.   He had spotted a lizard and not doubt was planning his best strategy!  On that day, the lizard outsmarted Quincy and got away, before Quincy made...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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Psalm 7:1-2“O Lord my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me, or they will tear me like a lion, and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me.” We know from yesterday that David became King.  But David had several events in his life before becoming King where he had...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Egyptian Star Cluster, Pentas lanceolata, Madder Family I posted this photograph in a number of Facebook groups this morning. Sadly, the pandemic has curtailed our regular visits to Longwood Gardens. Subhash Sharma  With their sixteen wonderful varieties, these red (pink) star-shaped flowers with...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 1
 1 Chronicles 11:9“And David became more and more powerful because the Lord Almighty was with him.” After years of various tests that David faced, such as the former king Saul being so jealous of him that he wanted him dead, he finally was anointed king of Israel.  David had God’s anointing upon ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 21
National Pet Photo Day is July 11, 2020 There are so many pet lovers in this community I wanted to give you a heads up about National Pet Photo Day.   We all ooh and aww when we see photos and videos of dogs, cats, and other animals on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social media sites....

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 12
James Joseph was born in Atlanta, Georgia back in 1858 to Irish immigrants Thomas and Margaret.  He began his first job as a clerk for a local dry goods merchant when he was fourteen.  By 1885, he had started an emporium in downtown Atlanta with his brother Charles.  In 1889, he partnered with Am...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 51
👋Should I Stay or Should I GO?  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comThis most recent AR release of the gremlins has me really thinking about whether I feel like continuing to be active in the Rain...

By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
Comments 0
 July 11th Puzzle - All American Pet Photo Day Enjoy your day! Directions:  Click on the link below.  Your puzzle will open in a new window. To locate a word, please hold down the left side of your mouse while dragging your cursor over the letters of that word.  Release your hold when all of the ...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 19
Trivia question answers for Thursday July 9, 2020 1. What is the largest bird in North America? California condor2. What did cowboys refer to as "tonsil paint"? Whiskey3. How many compartments does the cow's stomach have? Four4. Where is over 90% of the world's fresh water supply located? Antarti...