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Posts Tagged ‘Christmas Day’

Late Christmas Post

Posted by terrepruitt on January 3, 2020

I am usually ready to put away the decorations, but this year, I am not. They are not “bothering” me and I am not tired of them. This one is actually not mine. I wish I would have thought to post it on Christmas. I was wanting to do a post on Christmas, but we were at my family’s (this is theirs) and I didn’t get to it when we got home. So, here . . here is what should have been posted on Christmas as today’s Friday Photo. I suppose by next week’s Friday Photo, I will have to move on from Christmas stuff . . . but not yet.

Happy New Year!

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December 30 Minute Movement Challenge – Day #30

Posted by terrepruitt on December 30, 2012

So it is almost the new year.  2013.  Wow, huh?  Only today and tomorrow left of both 2012 and the December 30 Minute Movement Challenge.  How did you do?  Do you feel it is nice to have a challenge to encourage you?  I do.  As I commented about Christmas Day, I wouldn’t have moved off the couch if it weren’t for my challenge.  I guess I would be entitled to one day, but still . . . .

I think moving is really important and I liked our little deal to help us move!

I’ll be back to let you know I did at least 30 minutes on this Sunday!

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Review Blog Year – Top Ten

Posted by terrepruitt on December 31, 2009

So here it is the end of the year.  I have been blogging since March (2009).  I have posted 130 times.  This is 131.  I thought I would end the year with a review of some of my favorites and according to the numbers some of your favorites too.  Here they are, not in any order:

Lyrics Gone Wrong . . . I had entertained the idea of doing this once a month, but after the second month I ran out of songs to play with.

Interesting Picture – Marilyn Monroe Albert Einstein . . . I LOVE optical illusions and this one is a doosey.

Hummingbird Tongues . . . they still fascinate me and I am still surprising people with the fact that the birds have tongues and use them more than the beak is a straw.  And usually they tongues dart in and out so fast it is a rare treat to catch it out for a picture.  Yay!

A Poem Says A Lot . . . Fabulous!  We Have Come To Be Danced . . .

Nia Belt System . . . Before you can move onto the next belt they say a year must pass.   You do not have to get involved.  It is a great workout without being involved with the belts.  The belt system only comes into play if you care to get that involved in Nia.  Nia’s belts mimic some Martial Arts; white, green, blue, brown, black.    I am learning so much with my White Belt, I can see myself waiting at least another year before I move onto the next belt.  There is so much to learn and enjoy in each belt, I am not in a hurry.

Say: “I Am Wonderful” . . . I like to say this, I like to hear this song.  I like to remind people to go to iTunes each week to download the free song.

A Brief Look At Nia . . . still excited to share Nia with people.  It is a great body-mind practice and a workout that can make you sweat yet not really feel like exercise.  It is learning to follow the body’s way.

Wrapping Tips . . . WHAT?  I was shocked that everyone did not read my blog.  On Christmas Day and the day after the bags and bags and bags and bags of wrapping trash that I saw on the curbs just blew my mind. In this day and in these times, I was just utterly flabbergasted that people don’t re-use the wrappings.  It amazed and saddened me.

My Favorite Mugs . . . so I found out that not everyone got my little joke.  Ya know, back in the day (what day, I don’t know), they used to call faces mugs . . . get it now?

The Seven Cycles Of A Nia Workout . . . The workout has cycles, somewhat like Jazzercise.  I like to share this aspect of Nia so people have an idea of what a workout class will be like.  We set a focus and an intent, step in, warm up and move all the way through the cycles to the floor, and then we step out.

Well, thank you so much for joining me on my blog.  I hope that you continue to read, I hope you enjoy and learn.  I learn from your comments so keep them coming.  Thank you for a great year.  Here is to the NewYear.

But . . .before we jump into the New Year, share with me what your favorite post from my blog was?  AND/OR give me ideas on what you would like to see posted in the New Year.

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