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 Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 19
Craft Beer Tasting at 7 Locks Brewery, Rockville, MD After looking at hundreds of automobiles at the Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show, Dolores and I decided to visit 7 Locks Brewing for a beer tasting. They offer flights of five beers for $8. They had ten craft beers on tap so we had two fl...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 2
Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown Growth is the only evidence of life. - John Henry Newman I tend to think you're fearless when you recognize why you should be scared of things, but do them anyway. - Christian Bale Genius is the ability to put into effect ...

By Liz Freeman
(RE/MAX Preferred Realty)
Comments 0
October 23, 2017 - October 30, 2017Port Terminal Boat AccessGet DirectionsKnee Deep Adventures presents Greenville's FIRST (and only) haunted house...in a kayak! October 23 - 30 from 8pm - 12am. All guided trips are 1 hour, and leave every hour on the hour from Port Terminal. Cost is only $10 inc...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 31
Thank Goodness for Post-It Notes! Even though my life is different from my previous life working outside the home, 5 days a week, I still have things to do...things that need to get done.  For me, other than being where I need to be because of an appointment, my focus is getting done what needs t...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 7
Halloween is just around the corner.  Here's some great advice from Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi that will help keep your little goblins (both two and four-legged) safe:      2017 - Safety Tips for Halloween Trick-or-Treaters & Family Pets   Halloween a...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 14
Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 40 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Serves: 4-6  Ingredients: kosher salt 1 lb. rigatoni 1 lb. ground beef 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large egg 1/3 c. bread crumbs 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley, plus more for garnish Freshly ground black pepper canola oil 1 24-oz. jar RAGÚ C...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 22
Book Recommendation: The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye  The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye (2017) is the new novel that continues the Stieg Larsson Millennium Series and the second installment written by The New York Times bestselling Swedish author David Lagercrantz. Stieg Larsson planned t...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins Active Time: 4 hours Makes: 12   Ingredients:  12 lemon Oreos 2 8-oz. bars cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. powdered sugar 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. lemon zest 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract pinch of kosher salt 2 c. heavy cream 1/4 c. blueberry preserv...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 38
My First, Only, and Last Trip On This BridgeLet me begin by saying that I am from Houston, Texas...50 feet above sea level. But for our skyscrapers and freeway overpasses, it is flat. My comfort level is wide open spaces so mountains give me claustrophobia.  So back in 2009 when we were in Colora...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 16
I do not know who started this or when they first named October 21  , as ," Count Your Buttons    Day ' I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the mon...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 27
Kentlands Dahlia I photographed this dahlia in our home garden in Kentlands. The end of the growing season is near and I do not know if I will be able to replace the two dozen cut dahlias on display in our home. If you are thinking about your spring gardening, you may wish to include some dahlia ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 20
Dandelion, Taraxacum officinale Before you dig up the dandelions in your yard, take a moment to photograph them and to give some thought to the multiple uses of dandelions. You may wish to read the University of Maryland Medical Center Study on Dandelions. Just click on the link. "While many peop...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Cook Time: 2 hrs Servings: 8   Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) bag coleslaw mix 2 tablespoons diced onion 1 cup mayo 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2/3 cup white sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds   Directions: Com...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 18
Mushroom Recipes If you enjoy mushrooms, you should visit my Mushroom Recipes board on Pinterest. Pinterest is a wonderful source for recipes. Just click on the link to visit and follow this board. Pinterest is free and you can create boards that reflect your personal or professional interests.  ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 37
Good excuse for autumn fat If you are a squirrel, you have a good reason to fatten up before the winter season. The rest of us will still have to suffer with our diets.I met this furry neighbor during a photowalk through Kentlands, our home neighborhood within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 11
Wine Suggestion: Trader Joe's Grower's Reserve Petite Sirah Chef Dolores was serving pasta and I selected a bottle of Trader Joe's Grower's Reserve Petite Sirah 2015. This California wine is an excellent choice for an inexpensive red wine. We purchased this wine at a Trader Joe's store in Virgini...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Yarrow, Achillea millefolium Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, is a common herb that has been highly regarded for its medicinal properties in Britain since Anglo-Saxon times. In Kentlands, Yarrow is known as a flowering perennial plant. These are tiny flowers and you have to look closely to appreciat...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 25
Hibiscus, 'Erin Rachel', Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA Did you know that Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA includes over 1,000 acres?  This is one of our favorite travel destinations to see and photograph beautiful flowers and plants. This is a Hibiscus, 'Erin Rachel'. Hibiscus, 'Erin...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 18
Tropical Day Flowering Water Lily, Nymphaea, 'Madame Ganna Walsha' Dolores and I enjoy photographing the water lilies at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This is a Tropical Day Flowering Water Lily, Nymphaea, 'Madame Ganna Walsha'. Tropical Day Flowering Water Lily, Nymphaea, 'Ma...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 32
 I’ll preface this post by saying that if I knew how to take photos, the quality of this contest submission would be so much better.  Since we all clearly understand the fact that my photography skills need help, I thought a good “topic to photograph” might be a series of interesting items that r...