Monthly Archives: December 2013

No pain no gain

(my first Tony Horton video. Yesterday I purchased my third – P90X3) I had a conversation with a woman yesterday about exercise and our bodies. She mentioned that some of the moves she’d seen on the video made her joints … Continue reading

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Days off

For the second day in a row, regular school routine has been disrupted in our household. Yesterday was a delay and today there is no school at all. So for the second day in a row I’ve gone back to … Continue reading

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Definitions

It’s 10:20 on a Monday morning and the kids have just gone off to school. 2 hour delay means a more relaxed (and far later) morning than usual. The trees are gorgeous all coated in fast-melting ice. Much going through … Continue reading

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Selfish

Selfish The other day, I took food to a friend whose baby was born last week. After marveling at how small this tiny creature is (and he’s bigger now, of course) and being wistful for about three seconds about having … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursday GADGETS!

Tasty Thursday! One of these days I will do a video on setting up a kitchen for ease of use, and one on how to set up your first kitchen – what you need as a bare set of basics. … Continue reading

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Progress

6:21 am and my workout is done. Sleep was better last night – our 15 year old dog has nighttime habits that rival the kids when they were newborns, which is fine on the one hand (love that she’s still … Continue reading

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Connections

Lately, my reading has focused on the “how to think about life” genre. These books, by authors like Brene Brown and Carol Dweck, give me different ways to think about interactions. People. Parenting. I’m particularly struck by Brene Brown, though … Continue reading

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Post-funk Thanksgiving

Spring morning sky. I can be wistful, right? 6:15 am on December 2. It’s still dark outside. I’ve been up since 5:25, and sweat is dripping into my eyes as I type this. The funk I was in after everyone … Continue reading

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