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Musical Monday: Cardiac Arrest and (updates)

Monday, January 27, 2014

Good Monday Morning!  I hope all my Southern friends are preparing for the impending winter storm event here in the Deep South.  :/

I have been working on achieving my January Goals, and I will be posting a full report either at the end of this week or at the beginning of next week. This month I've been focusing on organizing our books and pantry as well as getting control of paper.  I'll also share tips that have helped me during this process.

I've also been working in the studio on some fun art projects, so stay tuned!

I thought it would be a great time to update you on The Book of Doing.  I've been checking-off projects left and right, I tell ya!

1.  Learn to Code:  Check!  I know the basics.

2.  Go Up a Hill And Go Down Really Fast:  Check!  I love to ride bikes!

3.  Eat More Fiber:  Check!  I've been adding kale to salads and I've been eating a high fiber cereal.

4.  Mail Something:  Check!  I just mailed a surprise to a blog friend.  ;P

5.  Share an interest fact.  Okay!  The book shares the fact that flossing your teeth can add years to your life.  Studies show there's a link between flossing and lower rates of diabetes and heart disease.  Check!

6.  Draw yourself as a cartoon character.  Check!

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Obviously I have no shame to post this cartoon of myself on the blog.  I look like a demented Tinkerbell!

Now on to Musical Monday...

Since I've been working around the house the past few days, I've been listening to a whole lot of Pandora radio as well as SiriusXM radio.  One of my favorite songs lately has been Cardiac Arrest by Bad Suns.

What have you been listening to lately?  Join Miss Angie @ My So-Called Chaos.

Until next time…

Ricki Jill


  1. Popping by to say Hi and tell you I LOVE that demented Tinkerbell-You are MUCH cuter than that! Love the list you are working on- great job- xo Diana

  2. Demented Tinkerbell, now that is cute. I am using "simplify" this year to guide me, and am throwing out a lot of papers, and organizing the rest so I am interested to hear how your paper organizing goes.

  3. Your drawing is fun and cute! I need this book....and some lists! I get to the end of the day and wonder what I've accomplished! lol Sweet hugs!

  4. Your cartoon character of yourself is hilarious!!! I just posted a low calorie pancake breakfast that’s so yummy. I was thinking of you when I made it.

  5. I just downloaded that song! I think it was the iTunes Freebie this week. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Hey there doing lady! Could you please not put "cardiac arrest" and "update" in any more blog titles? I was panic stricken! :)

  7. This looks like a great read and I love kale! Great post!

  8. I can't believe you are gearing up for a major storm.

    I floss, but not daily and now I will make sure to do so.

    I went down a hill quickly, multiple times over the weekend (skiing in Utah), but I can't say I went up the hill quickly. I guess that on the chair lift I went up much quicker than if I was hiking.

    I have the Book of Doing next to my bed and need to get going with it.

    What have I been listening to ? 10 hours of my son's playlist as we drove back from Utah. Some I loved, a couple of songs felt like I was listening to nails on a chalkboard.

  9. I love everything about this post!!! Hugs♥

  10. Fun post!
    I listen to Jazz, classic and smooth. Takes me to heaven!
    We are buried deep under snow and this morning it is minus 35 C !! OH Boy it's cold!

  11. So glad I have a new computer so I can visit you and smile! That Tinkerbell is a hoot ~ and you are much more attractive. This winter weather is something isn't it? We go from 70's to 20's overnight.


  12. Wow- look at you go! I hate flossing, even if adds years to my life. :)
    But I LOVE that cartoon of you....too adorable! And it sounds like The Book of Doing is not just creative ideas and inspiration, but the rah rah rah to get through them. Wahoo!


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