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Smile! Wednesday

Merry Christmas! Who here  lit the tree on fire? And Happy Hanukkah! Who here cheated at dreidel? Yes, it is that time of season.  Time to celebrate with family, friends, or the pets that love you despite character flaws.  We had an absolute snow storm here which was  good for sledding. Even better excuse to stay inside and to play games. Apples to Apples anyone? (For the more adventurous there’s Cards Against Humanity) Most importantly I hope everyone had fun retelling stories.  Even if your drunk uncle did interrupt it, and your niece two chairs down mispronounced some key words.

Since it’s wednesday it is time to smile. This year is almost at it’s close. Everyone values a hand made card. So here are some drawing tips!

Next up, a dragon

And if your not making cards: you are a lazy person.

Have fun celebrating!


Meanwhile, I’m having a 90’s music week.  My playlist is:

  1. The Reason by Hoobstank
  2. Every morning by Sugar Ray
  3. I’ll Be by Edward McCain
  4. I Will Buy You A New Life by Everclear
  5. Kryptonite by Three Doors Down
  6. This is How You Remind Me by Nickleback.
  7. Genie in a Bottle by Christina Aguilera

Yes, I am missing like 20 songs from this list. These are just the ones that are really stuck. I could pretty much write a full article on some of these songs. (#4 is a ghost story, seriously.) Care to share any music from your decade?


These are the things that I know…

These are the things I know…

I haven’t spoken to you in a while, and I’m sorry for that. I started this blog and I want to keep it alive, even if I haven’t had many things submitted. It’s an understatement to say I was busy.

Today, I’d like to do something different. I’d like to talk about what these past couples of months have taught me, and how swimming has improved my life. Continue reading