‘F’ifteen fabulous facts and factoids

Blogger’s Note: I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge for April 2012, where you blog your way through the alphabet during the month of April. After suffering some writer’s block on D, I got behind and I’m still catching up. So, I’m totally cheating and back-dating this post. Fact - noun: something that actually exists; reality; truth. Factoid - noun: an insignificant or trivial fact I...

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You are beautiful

The other day, I noticed one of my beautiful friends had changed her social networking profile pic to a Post-It note, of all things. So, I took a closer look and noticed it said that I was beautiful and fabulous. It included a handy website address as a point of reference. Since my friend is not prone to promoting marketing messages, I decided to take a closer look. The website was Operation Beautiful and one of the first things I saw...

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Because it works the obliques like nobody’s business
Apr09

Because it works the obliques like nobody’s business

My friend Amy has this cool little place called The Healing Chi and belly dancing classes started there last night. I’ve been wanting to take belly dancing for about 10 years now, but the closest classes were probably a 45 minute drive. I wasn’t THAT committed to the idea. But The Healing Chi is 10 minutes, if I stop for ice cream on the way there. It’s hard to say “no” to that. The class was taught by a...

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120 percent

“I consider myself … a 120 Percenter. Which means that if I’m not doing something at 120% I feel like I’m failing. And I know you all can relate to that.” — First Lady Michelle Obama speaking at the White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility on March 31, as blogged by Heather Armstrong on Dooce.com. Yes, ma’am. And this is why my therapist will be able to add that sunroom on her house this...

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I puffy heart this forecast
Apr07

I puffy heart this forecast

Tonight and NEXT FRIDAY (10 days from now) are just necessary evils. (It makes things green, kids.) Look at all of those sunshines. I wonder if my boss will notice if I call in tomorrow and say I have a flu-bug that is not likely to resolve itself until April...

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Bob the chipmunk

When I first moved to my house, I was fascinated to watch the chipmunks that loved to play around my brick wall. I had rarely seen a chipmunk in my life, so this was a new experience for me. They were funny to watch as they popped their heads in and out of tunnels and dashed along the wall. I would walk out the front door and hear a flurry of activity as they ran for cover, but rarely could I spot them. Usually, if I wanted to partake...

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