Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Self Portraits

"A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety." ~Ansel Adams

Monday, November 29, 2010

Chasing Rabbits

28yrs I have yet to try one, until today! I butchered the sucker.

I should have Googled before hand. Life without Google?? Can you remember it? It's just one of those things that just seems to have been there forever.
Encyclopedias baby! That is what we did before Google! The good old days. No need for worry of carpal tunnel, paper cuts were the real threat! Boy, I felt like we really arrived the day our set was delivered! What? A report on Rockets? No problem, I've got encyclopedias. Research report on our President at the time, Ronald Reagan, easy peasy let me just pull out my "R" Encyclopedia. Oh big, bulky Britannica you make me feel so out of date.

Do people still buy encyclopedias?

I had a good laugh the other night with my mom. We joked about how we thought we were really keeping up with times when our family took the big leap to purchasing a WORD PROCESSOR! HA!

And for the creme de la creme. You new you were super cool if you had a beeper. I love how parents felt more secure sending their kids out into the world armed with one of these. Sure you can beep me, but you're going to have to wait till I find a phone to call ya back!
143 that's all I got to say 143.

Back to the Pomegranate. I found this clip where Martha shows an easy way to "beat the pomegranate". Her words not mine ;)

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Old School Fisher-Price meets Christmas!

A few weeks ago I grabbed my old fisher-price toys from parent's storage. And I am soo glad I did. The boys played with it for days but then I saw this! You see I have this pesky cabinet top that was not cooperating with any of my Christmas decorations, so I borrowed Serena's idea. :)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Skinny Jeans...

By the title betcha' thought you were going to see a photo of me donning a sweet pair of skinny jeans...well it ain't so. You're looking in the wrong closet. Long skinny legs was just never in the cards. They have been skinny at times, but never long. I've partially come to terms with this.

Three guesses who won't be "ruling the denim scene" this year. Cracks me up. It's like middle school all over again.

As one who has always loved fashion AND staying in it. It's hard not to beat myself up. Why have I not lost my "baby weight" 5 yrs later?? Why did I just eat those darn Hershey Kisses?? It's easy to stay content where I'm at. My husband thinks I'm hot. My opinion differs, but hey I'll take it!

I don't want to be content. I don't want to be a size 14 or a size 4. I just want to be healthy. So it's time! Time to be healthy. Time to think of others besides myself. It's not about me losing 40 pounds to fit in those lovely skinny jeans (total bonus). It's about being the healthiest me for my loves.

I'm always amazed how snippets of doubt creep in, failures return to the forefront. In the words of a man with some experience, "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." Thanks Thomas Edison I think I will try just one more time.

*photo mytruefit.com via google images :)

Friday, November 19, 2010

Like Riding a Bicycle

Do you think blogging is like riding a bicycle? It's been forever, but you just got to get back on and start peddling. I miss it.

*photo thedailygreen.com via google images :)