Love a fresh beet

Beets

There is zero way of making a beet look anything at all appetizing.  I’ll still eat it.  Doesn’t mean I’m thrilled abeet’it, but I’ll eat it because they are a good source of minerals and folate, as this page shows.

Beats to eat beets to (to make it a beet more of a pleasant experience) :

Every dog has it’s day

This is somewhat random, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to gross everyone else out as much as I was by not only the thumbnail of this video, but the content within it. …and I’ve been known to eat one now and then.

I especially enjoyed Paula’s enthusiasm in handling “meat” all day!

(And I’m only slightly apologetic for sharing this… lol)

My “A-Hole”

 

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I had written an intro entry here but truthfully, I deleted it and found the video on YouTube to insert instead 🙂  Love everything about this read, and more women should be like Karen, putting it all out there and saying F-it to those who judge.  She also has a blog which I haven’t explored but I’m sure is good.
Blessedly, I have only one a-hole, and it is located on my body.  I say that now, will update as she gets older lol -Highly recommend this read for any (and all) parents out there 🙂

Crap.  it’s been a little too silent as I wrote this post……..   …….nevermind, the horse just neighed and she’s not screaming: we’re good.

 

 

Video

Back to Front

As I sit brainstorming and working in this so-labelled dreary “polar-vortex” weather, I have TEDTalks running in the background.  This one in particular by Stefan Sagmeister steadily gained all of my attention.  Very interesting how he runs his business, and I also enjoy/agree with his view on integrating retirement years into working years.  Click the image below to watch, or listen, and perhaps gain some inspiration as I did.

Stefan Sagmeister

Free Programs

A friend who works with Autodesk recently shared this free download for a program I have yet to explore, dealing with creating 3D models.

Here is the link: http://www.123dapp.com/meshmixer or click on the image below if you are interested in this type of thing, and at the top of the page (see the screenshot), there are additional programs that are either free or very inexpensive.

Enjoy!

Meshmixer

My favorite.

This quiz showed itself in my Facebook newsfeed, and I entertained it.  My results?  Well, they were squirrely to say the least!  If you want to take it, click the image:

 Squirrel

JC, Netflix!

Having reached the “end” of Netflix (a la “watching everything interesting that is currently available to stream”), an app was recently brought to my attention that has unlocked countless more movies and shows: hola!  It was a (very) easily downloadable extension for my Chrome browser, and within minutes we were experiencing an entire new world of movies and shows that are available in other countries.  Read a bit more about it on the Business Insider site by clicking this link…  or run and download it right now, no real instructions necessary.

Hola App

That being said, we recently watched Disney’s John Carter, and found it a good source of entertainment for the over-two-hour mark.  It is an interesting mix of the movies Gladiator, Stargate, Avatar, I daresay Mission to Mars (though neither of us have seen it, just ‘Mars’ being in the name of it), and one more that we can’t quite put a finger on.

Disney's John Carter

Snow in the Sunshine State

Snowflake

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Star Stuff.

In other words, we might be living in a brane around the event horizon of a collapsed hyperdimensional star that gave birth to the universe.

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But seriously, chill.

I found this article from the Business Insider quite interesting, because let’s face it, we can all use a bit more relaxation:

Relax

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