Monthly Archives: October 2010

Note to self…

Something that I need to remind myself on a daily basis…

Have a GREAT weekend and Happy Halloween!


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Note for today ~ 10/23/10

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My Newest Obsession

Since signing up for the METAV class at Big Picture Classes, I have been taking lots and lots of pictures with a focus on telling the everyday stories of my family.  I love my little Sony Cybershot camera and it has served me well over the past 4 years; however as of late I have been obsessing over the idea of making the photo leap and purchasing my first DSLR camera.  Being a DSLR virgin, Continue reading


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That’s a mighty awesome list there

While reading one of my favorite blogs one weekend (dooce) I came across one of her post where she talked about the Mighty Summit that she attended. Continue reading


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Thoughts for this week

Early morning pick me up. Sad that football season is coming to an end. Enjoying my online scrapbooking class and looking forward to taking the next one. Documenting “me” right now. Leaning to love my imperfections. Still protesting perfection and teaching mini me to do the same. Falling in “like” with running and all the benefits that it brings.

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And another one joins the protest

And another one joins the protest with me…my girlfriend Patina.

Anyone else up for the challenge??? For more information about the Perfect Protest click here.

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Protest anyone?

While reading one of my favorite bloggers Ali Edwards blog on Tuesday, she posted that she was joining Dr. Brené Brown’s “protest of perfection”.  Me…being the inquisitive person that I am thought it would be cool to check out Dr. Brown’s site and boy am I glad I did.  Not only am I joining the protest…I’m also reading the book! 

As I join the protest and learn to love myself and ALL of my imperfections, I leave you with this quote that Dr. Brown wrote for all that read her book and embark on this eye-opening journey:

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.  Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy – the experiences that make us the most vulnerable.  Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” ~ excerpt taken from Dr. Brené Brown’s new book  The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.

So here’s to the protest!



Mini me is protesting too


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