Category Archives: Self Improvement

Swimming Laps with Helen Mirren and Santa.

Helen Mirren tugs her white Lycra swim cap over her sleek silver bob, then pops on her pink swim goggles. She smooths her swim skirt and eases herself into the water. Santa is already here. Santa is always swimming laps … Continue reading

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Apple Hell: A Fun Fall Family Tradition.

The girls and I were going apple picking. So what if it was 90 degrees? This was guaranteed fun. Maybe I should have turned back when they waved me into the third overflow lot and directed me to park on … Continue reading

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The End of Camping.

There will come a day when I recover enough to tell the tales of The Reedster Camps. Today is not that day. Instead, I leave you with this image (click for larger view). Whoever said “life begins outside your comfort … Continue reading

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The Reedster Camps | The Movie Trailer

This movie trailer was scheduled to be released yesterday, but our production department ran into some issues with YouTube. Apparently, they weren’t keen on my use of “Under Pressure” by Queen + David Bowie for the soundtrack. Which is odd, … Continue reading

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I guess I’m going camping.

We’re spending a week with my family in Minnesota so I thought, hey! We should totally extend that to two weeks and camp ourselves silly on the way there and back. How hard could it be to take the girls on a … Continue reading

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