René Does Yoga

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So…for awhile now…René has been going to Yoga classes with her sister Casey.  There have even been times when she has gone by herself.

I am totally impressed with her about this!  This is not something I think I could ever do.  I do not have the patience or the attitude to do yoga…even if I was healthy enough to do it.  And I think it has had a really good positive affect on her.

Not only physically…but mentally.  She not even has a sign next to the bed that says “Start each day with a grateful heart.”  Now…this is someone who wakes up on the wrong side of bed….every day of her life!  NOT A MORNING PERSON…if you catch my drift.  But since starting yoga…she has truly improved her morning attitude.

And the other day…she took a bad spill outside hitting the concrete really hard (bad abrasion and concussion – had to go to the ER)…but while waiting for her mom to come get her…she used her Yoga breathing techniques to calm herself down.  AWESOME!  I am just so proud!

Now…I still give her a hard time about some of the names of the poses, etc.  Doggie Style and Xena Warrior Princess and what not…but I truly am so proud of her!

Unfortunately…I don’t get to go see her in action…and it is hard for to show me the poses and workout routines here in the house….so I found the following…and this is what I imagine every time I know she is at Yoga….

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Did I mention I was proud of her???   Still won’t keep me from getting in trouble!  LOL

But that is my job in the relationship!  LOL  Why do you think she needs to go to Yoga!?

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National Spouse’s Day!

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January 26 is Spouse’s Day, a day to celebrate your spouse, better half, or significant other. The unofficial holiday encourages people to let their spouses know how much they are loved, respected, and appreciated.

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Not Only Marriage

While the term spouse is traditionally used to refer to individual bound by law through marriage, these days it can be used to refer to people who may be in a common-law marriage, domestic partnership, or civil union.

The holiday is also known as National Spouse’s Day in the United States.

How to Celebrate?

  • While gifts are always nice, the best and the most meaningful gift is the gift of time. Spend some quality time with your partner. Maybe take the day off and surprise them with a picnic.
  • Do their errands and chores for them.
  • Make their favorite foods and treats.
  • Whatever you do, make sure you tell them that you appreciate everything they do for you.

Did You Know…

…that Denmark was the first country in modern times to recognize same-sex marriage in 1989?

Booker Christmas Mannequin Challenge

So….for this Christmas…the Booker Family decided to jump on the bandwagon and do their own version of the Mannequin Challenge.  Now…we aren’t talking about trying to be like Andrew McCarthy and bring a Mannequin to life to “get lucky with.”  Nope this one is the viral internet trend where people remain frozen in action like mannequins while a moving camera films them.

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The logistics of doing this with only 5 people and getting us all in was a little hard to do…but I think we pulled it off WONDERFULLY!  Hope you enjoy it!

Check it out:  Booker Christmas Mannequin Challenge

Here is a quick excerpt from the video featuring Scott and his Mom!

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I Love My Wife’s Cooking

When it comes to eating…both of us LOVE food!

And when it comes to cooking dinner….René usually does it!

Firstly, because she enjoys it!

Secondly, because I prefer to do the baking.

Thirdly, because she is just so GOSH DARN GOOD AT IT!

And she loves to try new recipes!  So when my mom gave René a recipe that came from her dear friend Patty, she immediately gave it to René to try out.  When her mom’s birthday rolled around, we invited her and her sister Casey over for a home cooked meal.  Below are pictures of René cooking dinner and the final product.

And BOY OH BOY….it was delicious!   Everyone enjoyed it!!!!

THANK YOU PATTY!

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Since this is Patty’s recipe, if you are interested in having it, just let us know!  We will make sure it is ok with her and get it to you!

HAPPY EATING!

Every Man…

So…since I no longer can drive due to my Meniere’s Disease…René has to do all the driving.  And I…I had to change my ways and no longer be a back-seat driver.  But I can’t promise that I don’t have this look on my face sometimes!  LOL

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Busy…Busy…Busy….

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I know….I know….

I have been very lackadaisical when it comes to posting on this blog!

But I have an excuse!!  René and I have been sooooo busy!

First….we have shooting our own VIDEO for “All About That Bass” that took up seconds…if not minutes of our past few months!!

(Exclusive first look of video below)

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Then….on top of that….we decided to participate in the local theater’s production of GREASE!  I mean…come on….it is THE WORD!!

And…we scored the LEAD roles!  How Cool is that!?

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Lastly…with all that going on….we needed to spend some quality time together eating snacks and watching some TV….

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So that is all for now….but stay tuned!!   There is MORE to come…

Including pictures of the fun time we had this past week-end at the POLAR PLUNGE at Eagle Creek Park in Indy – raising money for Special Olympics!

HAVE A HAPPY DAY!   You know we are!