Friday, December 13, 2019

What I'm Reading This Week #50

Happy Friday all!  Let me thank you for the comments on yesterday's Peloton post to restore my faith in humanity.  It seems those who scream loudest in society tagging all the people and companies and whipping people into a frenzy are the ones that get the attention.  It can make it feel like everyone feels that way and you're some uninformed idiot or old relic that doesn't get it.  Thank you for reminding me constantly why I have the best online peeps in the blogosphere who don't fall for that tomfoolery!

I can't believe this is the last weekend we have before Christmas gatherings begin. 😩  I'm not ready!  Crap, literally not ready.  I forgot I need to get my grandpa's wife the special candy she likes since I'm the only one who will get it for her.  Add that to the weekend list.  I have been looking at links this week at, oh...1 a.m.  *rolling eyes*

Let's not let my sleepless nights be in vain and get into...

Trainers Debunk What They Believe to Be the Top Fitness Myths of the Past Decade   (Stop drinking the Kool Aid.)

Farewell, Crunches — Do These 11 Standing Exercises For Tighter, Stronger Abs   (No rolling around on the floor?  Yes, please!)

33 Amazing Ways to Make Your Home So Cozy for Winter   (Snuggle up, buttercup!)

Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV's security  (Even your TV is targeting you.  Read this to protect yourself and for the love of Pete (whoever he is) get some black electrical tape over every cam whether it's TV, tablet or laptop.  It's not paranoia, this shizz is for real, yo!)

She installed a Ring camera in her children’s room and a hacker accessed it and harassed her 8-year-old daughter  (Seriously...this stuff is a problem and most people don't even think about it anymore.  Seriously people, USE TWO FACTOR AUTHENTICATION!!)

This is a No.1 way to have a happy, healthy, long life  (Might not be what you think)

The Holidays Aren't Always Happy - How to Handle Depression This Time of Year   (It's okay to not feel okay.  Grab a journal and get some of it onto paper as well.)

Your Values, Your Life  (Thought-provoking stuff)

For the First Time, Scientists Have Reversed Dementia in Mice With Drug That Reduces Brain Inflammation   (Crossing everything I have two of)

28 Simple Ways to Relieve Stress Every Single Day  (Every little bit helps!)

No Sweat Tech: Buying from Amazon: 3 Steps to Find What You Need and Avoid Fake Reviews  (Good stuff to watch out for.)

Playing Traditional Games Protects Your Thinking Skills As You Age, Says New 68-Year Study  (Break out the cards and Scrabble!)

5 Fun Facts About National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation  (Cool stuff for the Griswold fan.)

Woman Secretly Records Fiancé Singing The Sweetest Song To Their Dog  (Aaaaand that's how you know he's a keeper!)

The Most Wonderful Thing You'll See This Week  (Maybe Two!!  Pause the ad at the top and scroll to the video in the middle of the article then take in the awesome.)

It has been a crazy week with projects and deliveries and I know it's my fault but I think things are as they should be for now.  (Or at least as good as they're going to get.  You should've seen the Mr wince when he proofread that!)   I'll update next week with pics of everything since we are putting finishing touches on things this weekend.  I'm looking forward to maybe binge-watching some movies or I guess I should start baking.  *Hiss*  So not feelin' it this year.

"I don't want to offend you but your cookies are a little bitter this year."
"Sorry about that, I added hate to the ingredients.  Next year I'll put my bitters into an Old Fashioned (the drink) so you can sip it."

Don't let my lack of holiday spirit this year stop you from sharing yours.  We've got two people that have shared pics of Christmas lights.  Sunday is the deadline.  Email or message me.

Whatchu into this weekend?

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  1. It's true when they say the squeakiest wheel gets the oil and that is what happens with social media lately. It only takes a few to start something and then you have a lot of people who just kind of back it up, but those of us who disagree are probably smart enough to just stay out of it because what do you really gain by complaining online anyway? Oh well, have a great weekend everybody!

  2. My only holiday stress at the moment is waiting for my cards to arrive. They were supposed to arrive earlier in the week but every day they show the shipping date at "today." I needed these by tomorrow, but that's clearly not happening. So now I'm waiting on hold (for 30 minutes) to speak to someone. At this point, cards will be sent out after the holiday. ARGH!! Other than that, I don't have much planned as the hubs probably has to work tomorrow. I have one errand to run today, then I plan on being home, finish up wrapping a few gifts, and enjoying some nice soup and reading. Everything else can wait. LOL

  3. Hello
    The 'most wonderful thing' link isn't a link - at least not for me...

    1. Hmm, I just checked it and had two other people check it and it's working for us. Maybe try another browser?

    2. Weird - working now (same browser). Probably user error! Thanks!

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