Coachella 2013 … the annual guys trip!

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For our annual guys weekend away, this year we decided to go to Coachella Valley Music Festival in Palm Springs, California – and it was hot, hot, hot, it reached 107 degrees Farenheit! This place was incredible, I don’t know how many people went but I would guess at over 80,000 and the place was organized so well. There must have been over 60 bands playing over the 3 days with a very diverse range of music from EDM to rock, hip hop and rap. There really was something for everybody.

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The next step in personal growth … Performing in a scene from a play

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I have written before about personal growth and pushing oneself in order to grow. This has been my mantra and so far I feel that I have been doing this.

After completing my first acting course (Acting Level 1) last summer I could really feel how much I had grown. During Acting Level 2 this winter, I noticed that I was now often the first to volunteer for an exercise – this was the complete opposite of my first course where I was afraid to make a fool of myself. The end goal of this level was to perform in scene in front of friends and family. Mine was a scene from “The Prisoner of Second Avenue”, the scene where a husband and wife find out that their apt has been robbed.

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Funny things my kids have said …

Funny Kids Quotes

My kids are a constant source of amazement and laughter. Some of their comments just crack me up so much, I don’t know where they come from, so I just had to write them down somewhere – may as well be here! Most of the funny comments are about their lovely mom!

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Protecting kids in the social media and digital age

Kids and technology

Facebook, Twitter, Cellphones, Digital Cameras, Internet … With all this technology it becomes harder and harder to protect our kids. As a parent this has become of increasing interest and worry to me as my daughters grow up with all this technology. They are so proficient and can’t wait to get cellphones and set up social media accounts.

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