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My First Weekend In December

I had a great weekend! Did a lot of dancing as I always do on my Saturdays. I love my Salsa! Despite my little transportation debacle (it took me three hours to get home) it did not ruin my weekend at all. Sunday was my highlight. Imagine over 2000 young girls dolled up in colorful tutus, glitter, and sneaks totally…

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My Afternoon At Sitea Enchanted Teas & Treats

I woke up this past Saturday with a stuffy nose and a feeling of disorientation. I decided not to go to dance practice in fear of getting my instructors baby sick. That would have been bad. Very, very bad. My plan was to ingest as much tea as possible to combat this growing sickness. I was NOT going to have…

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Showing KC Some Love

I‘ve been away. Only for a little bit. I traveled to Kansas City last week for a girlfriend’s wedding. I just got back into town yesterday afternoon. It was a good week. Great, even. I crashed at my aunts house. Love her. When I was actually there, I spent the time relaxing and chatting with her and my teen aged…

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Challenge: Day 2 Of Bikram & Such

I DID NOT want to get out of bed this morning. My extended nap yesterday evening contributed to that. I was so wore out from my first day of Bikram that I ended up passing out at around ten till 5p. I woke up at 9p. Had trouble getting back to sleep. Huge bummer for my morning. I finally crawled…

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What Would You Do?

I woke up this morning stoked! I had a day of shooting scheduled. Just me and my camera. Our own little date. It had been a while since we spent any quality time together. I made it a purpose to correct that today. There is always a location in DC that I default to for pictures and just to hang…

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Day Long Errand Produces Backpack

Well, it wasn’t a complete day but it sure did feel like it. Maybe it was the time that I got started. I did head out towards the mid afternoon. Hmm… Anyway, I went to pick up this gorgeous backpack from my package receiver up north yesterday. It was about a four hour trip. Four hours. The cool thing is…

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High Hopes & Bodyrocking

My day started off with a smile. I had a plan and I was sticking to it. Rise, thank the most high, Bodyrock, and make a very important phone call. That was going to take up most of my morning. I didn’t mind that. As long as I got it done. This phone call that I am referring to is…

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Working Out The Webs

I have this cute little saying that I like to throw out when I’m in front of a huge plate of food/dessert that really isn’t good FOR me but is SO DELICIOUS. I like to say, “I work out so that I can eat like this.” Lately I’ve still been eating the way that I do but I haven’t really…

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New Shoes…New Challenges

I made an investment last week. I figured if I was going to take this Salsa dancing seriously, I needed proper shoes to dance in. Well, Voila! I give you my new dancing shoes! I found these gems at a dance store in Rockville, MD called Repeat Performance. Their selection of ballroom shoes wasn’t up there with the quantity you…

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It All Psyched Me Out, Man!

  Just look at this view.  Isn’t it divine?  This is a view from a trail that I’m starting to run three days a week.  The way that it winds around is awesome.  I’ve yet to know how far I’m going.  Right now I’m just running and letting my android app tell me how far and how long. This is…

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Finding My Running Legs Again

  The humidity was pretty high.  Rain was forcasted.  I didn’t let that stop me at all.  That’s a serious first for me. I went for a nice run this evening in a local park.  This park has a nice trail that spans for miles.  I only ran about 1.5 of it today for a total of three miles.  The…

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Love My Date Nights

I have this thing that I like to do. I’ve been doing it for years and I always look forward to it. I take myself out on dates. I get dressed up, pick a venue, and enjoy a meal and a beverage of my choice. I take with me my journal and/or a book or two. The time I spend…

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My Obsession Of The Moment

Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate covered Powerberries! These are SO GOOD! I discovered this bag of crack (might as well be) during my first ever visit to Trader Joe’s many weeks ago. First of all, I was in awe of the entire store. I even took a photo of a bunch of mangoes for my check in on Foursquare. They were…

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FreeInDC: Art Opening In Old Town Alexandria

I came across this gem a few weeks ago. If you’re in the DC area check out http://freeindc.blogspot.com/. They are also on Facebook and Twitter if you’d like to follow them. I know I am. Below is an art opening that I may make an appearance at this week. You all know that I love me some art. “Free in…

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A Refreshing Hot Drink

Hot Lemon Water. It’s been my main warm drink of choice as of late. I still partake in the occasional coffee drink…sometimes with a bit of Baileys added. The hot lemon water is a healthy alternative. It’s perfect for me since I do not drink tea. I can’t stand the stuff actually. I recently bought a manual citrus juicer. This…

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A Great Snack…Healthy Too

What’s in my pantry? Almonds.  A wonderful snack food to have around.  These babies are packed with all types of good stuff including anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, proteins and unsaturated fats.  When eaten in moderation almonds can promote lower cholesterol levels, prevents heart disease and can help with weight loss. That’s the key…in moderation.  You see I love these little suckers. …

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A Night Of Salsa To Start My Year

Well if you don’t know by now, I LOVE me some Salsa.  It’s one of those dances that I can just be free and let it all go.  I give up control.  In this dance I have to.  The man is supposed to lead.  All of my trust goes to him.  Exciting. I got lucky and found a New Year’s…

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Custom Signs?

I came across this sign on my way back to a friends place Friday night.  We had just finished at a nearby bar and wanted to make sure we caught the Metro before they shut down for the night.  I HAD to get a shot of it.  The first thing that came to mind as I snapped it?  “Redbull gives…

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New York Here I Come!

Well actually it’s NJ. I’m heading there for a wonderful seminar that’s going on for the weekend. How am I getting there? Greyhound. I haven’t rode a Greyhound bus since 1996! Let me tell you why. When I was stationed in Georgia back in ’96 I was the ‘lucky’ one to sit next to the Cuddler on my way back…

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