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I stopped at Walmart to get kitty litter today and took a look at some of the Danskin Now workout clothes. I loved Danskin stuff when I used to dance so I was hoping I could find something useful. Did I ever! I found some of those racer back tank tops that have a built in bra and they’re great. I know, where have I been? These have been around forever. But in the past I’ve only found ones with skinny straps that dig in or they’re too low cut, etc. These are none of those things! I even wore it today while I did my Stretch 40 Turbo Fire workout. It was awesome. It’s comfy, it wicks, and it’s hot freaking pink. There are other colors, natch, but I went with hot pink (not pictured) for my first one. Continue reading

Am I an Idiot? Plus – Something Exciting!

As Joel and I were driving home from work this evening, the song Changing by Airborne Toxic Event came on. Now the words of the song aren’t important right now, but after the chorus Joel said to me, “so I guess this song is about a break up.” And it occurred to me, I listen to music, but I don’t hear it. Very rarely, if ever, have I sat down after a song and thought to myself, “wow, that song was about blank…” Am I an idiot? Am I missing a quintessential part of the music listening process? Continue reading

Books or TV?

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I started reading the Rizzoli & Isles books a couple of years ago, before the show on TNT came out. This isn’t a platform for me to pronounce my devotion prior to their hitting the mainstream, it’s just a statement. At first, I thought it was remarkable that author Tess Gerritson could write so skillfully for both of these incredibly different women. Especially since she gave up her career as a medical examiner to become a writer. I loved Rizzoli’s hardheaded intelligence and Isles’ cool, brilliant grace. They were both captivating in their own way and even though I’m only on the fourth book, I thoroughly enjoy their adventures. Continue reading