Just for Fun

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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 16
To go with my baked beans in the cook pot today goes BBQ Grilled Beef KabobsPrep time is about 15 mins.Ingredients1-1/2 boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces .assorted cut up fresh vegetable's (peppers, mushrooms, onion, and zucchini)1 bottle (18oz) Kraft original barbecue sauce...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 26
We enjoy looking at how nurseries and design places present succulents.  Pictured above is a lovely arrangement that caught our attention.  We loved the combination of textures of the gravel and the rusty container. It made a stunning arrangement for a patio setting.  And in our mild climate, the...

By Sharon Kowitz, Cary, NC Relocation Specialist ~ Buying or Selling
(CRS-SRES-ABR-GRI-E-Pro-CREN Fonville Morisey Cary, NC)
Comments 1
Tue, Jul 28 BUFFALO SOLDIERS DAY Tue, Jul 28 NATIONAL MILK ... Tue, Jul 28 NATIONAL WATERPARK DAY Each day I check to see what the national day is for giggles or importance of the daly like 4th of July.  Today the 3 listed above came up.  If I have to pick.....mmmm.....I will take National Milk ...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota/Wisconsin Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 0
 Matthew 5:45-46“…He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.  If you love those who love you, what reward will you get?  Are not even the tax collectors doing that?” Remember in Jesus time a tax collector was considered evil, so please...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 13
You are never too old to set another goal or dream another dream. - C. S. LewisIf you really want to do something, you'll find a way.  If you don't, find an excuse. -Jim RohnApproach your work as services to others.  When you proceed from the idea that you make money by helping people, you do wha...

By Lauren Williams, CPO, CVPO, Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
(Casual Uncluttering LLC)
Comments 3
Lauren Williams, Certified Professional Organizer, Certified Virtual Organizer Casual Uncluttering LLC Woodinville WA USA dove into another day of sifting the chaff from the wheat in the Honest Biscuits storeroom. Art Stone, Honest Biscuit's Founder, and I uncovered the usual mix of "Oh, I can us...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 22
Trivia question answers for Thursday July 23, 20201. What actress shaved her head for her role in the movie "G.I.Jane"? Demi Moore2. What narrow strip of water connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea? The Straight of Gilbraltar3. What card game is traditionally played after a wedding...

By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
Comments 10
 July 26th Puzzle - National Bagelfest 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 lett...

By Vinnie Vacca, Your Phoenix Real Estate Expert
Comments 5
 Many many moons ago, before the 2007 real estate crash, I was quite active on activerain. Unfortunately I was kind of a newby to the real estate industry at the time so the crash got the best of me and I was forced to search out other means of support during that crisis.Well, a few years ago I d...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 22
Trivia questions for Wednesday July 22, 20201. What type of bird is a "Khaki Campbell"? Duck2. What is the fourth planet from the sun? Mars3. What is Dr. Hannibal Lector's profession? Psychiatrist4. The cecum is the pouch at the beginning of what? Large intestineTrivia questions for Thursday July...

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
Comments 15
It felt like a deja vu, am I writing again about Papago Park Trails? Now, this is in Monsoon season, and as I love the clouds so much, I cannot miss sharing those photos and views.  One of these days, I will have a good camera with me and will climb where that person is - on the top of the rock.T...

By Mimi Foster, Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor
(Falcon Property Solutions)
Comments 12
Fear of the Number 13This week began by losing an hour when we set our clocks forward. Then there was a full moon. And now it's ending with Friday the 13th. But what does that even mean? From symptoms of mild anxiety to a nagging sense of doom to full-out panic attacks, it is estimated that appro...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
Comments 33
by Patricia Feager, 7/3/2017 When you grow up in a City like Chicago you're destined to be humble and experience diversity. At least, that's how it was before there was organized events for special occasions like the Fourth of July. In the 1950's, 60's, and early 70's Chicago experienced a popula...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 16
We have been living here for over six years, and a couple days ago we noticed so new growth than neither one of us planted. What a surprise today it opened up and we saw this lovely bloom. Any idea what it is? We have none, just pleasantly surprised to see this beauty in our back yard by the step...

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)
Comments 3
Go All In on July 26 for All or Nothing Day  As a child growing up, I watched my mother, legendary super-agent Judy Carr "Go All In" with real estate all the time. It's a career that demands a lot of an agent. Sometimes one goes "all in" and wins the listing or the offer. Other times one goes "a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Donald Herbert Kemske was born in Waconia, Minnesota back in 1917.  He studied at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse majoring in English.  He wanted to be an actor but that was interrupted by World War II.  He enlisted in the United States Army as a Private, later transferring to the United St...

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)
Comments 2
Learning new and interesting historical facts and trivia is a fun pastime of mine. How many of these ten tantalizing tidbits from July 26 did you know before reading this blog?            1775 – The office that would later become the United States Post Office Department is established by the Seco...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 24
Trivia questions for Saturday July 25, 20201. What is the difference between caskets and coffins? Coffins have six sides while caskets only four2. What is an eyrie? The nest of a bird of prey3. What body of water separates Alaska from Russia? Bering Strait4. Tin or Aluminum is the traditional gif...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
Comments 2
If you have ever felt underappreciated at work and pretty much all employees have, then you know how important recognition is in the workplace. Only one of three had received praise or recognition, a factor that directly impacts turnover rate and employee engagement. Employees who do not feel rec...

By Joseph Domino 480-390-6011, Real Estate Made Easy
Comments 6
I noticed that Alan May posted up one of these compilation videos, so I thought I would try my hand at it.In honor of the restart of America's Game, I found this video from a gentleman named Harrison Sheckler. Welcome back Baseball!Try not to sing along.