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I'm a habitual line crosser that believes everything happens for a reason, but life comes with no guarantees, no time outs, no second chances, you just have to live life to the fullest. Laugh as much as you can, spend all your money, tell someone what they mean to you, tell someone off, speak out, dance in the pouring rain, hold someone's hand, comfort a friend, love the ones who treat you right, forget about the ones who don't, pig out, smile until your face hurts, be a flirt, stay up late and fall asleep watching the sun come up, don't be aftraid to take chances or fall in love . . . and most of all live in the moment, If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Check out the teaser trailer for my brother's pilot, cup of Joe http://ping.fm/Idzuj

Monday, April 26, 2010

if it's not fun, don't do it
quote of the day:"If you make the banks wear a condom, they won't be able to feel it when they're f**king us over!" - Stephen Colbert
Only you can liberate yourself from the consequences of wrong turns you made in the past.
Only You canliberate yourself from the consequences of wrong turns you made in the past.
Get a $5 GC from Austin Lofty Dog http://ping.fm/VgHgx
I know many of you already know about this website, but it's so great, I had to repost! http://ping.fm/mQlfL fast track to living the good life when times are tough

Saturday, April 24, 2010

this is the new hip healthy spot to eat @ and it's delicious, check it out! http://ping.fm/luNR8

For all my friends who like to run - this is your dream job

Do you run like you've got something to prove? Do you have banter others describe as witty? Then you should absolutely apply to be the next Nike Running Correspondent: a job-of-a-lifetime that involves interviewing Nike athletes, providing video coverage of the nation's biggest running events, and blogging about your own athletic experiences, like that time an angry pit bull chased you 20 city blocks (not everybody loves your banter). Got what it takes? Then go to NikeRunning.com to find out more.
As much as I forget how much I like CA, until I go back and visit, I also forget how much I appreciate Austin until I go to Dallas....ready to be back home

Friday, April 23, 2010

Can a therapy animal help an autistic child? http://ping.fm/fLv7X
New, Improved Crush Act Introduced -- let's get it passed http://ping.fm/hn84E

2010 NBN Music Festival SUBMISSIONS are OPEN

The 2010 Music Festival submissions process
is open!
You, your client, your little brother’s band, or any other artist who wants to play NBN 2010.

A simple process to upload your music, bio, photo, and other info to be considered by the NBN Programming Committee (comprised of a select group of critics, tastemakers, and music industry insiders).

We’re giving you two choices this year. Either submit via American SongSpace (our 2009 submission partner) or via the new Festivalus platform. Just chose one... it’s completely up to you and both platforms are treated equal. Click either link above to get started!

Submissions are open starting right now through June 14th. Artists will be notified of their submission status by July 14. NBN takes place Sept 29-Oct 2.

NBN will once again take over all the major venues in Nashville including Exit/In, Mercy Lounge/Cannery Ballroom, 12th & Porter, The End, The Basement, The Rutledge, The 5 Spot, and more.

Because... and if you need another reason – NBN submission sponsor AirPlay Direct has created a special half-price offer for all artists who submit to Next BIG Nashville. For a limited time, the Pro Artist Package, a $50 value, is yours for only $25... less than 25 cents a day! Log on to www.airplaydirect.com and click on the “Sign Up Now” button, fill in the information, and enter “CRAZY” in the Promotional Code box to start using AirPlay Direct today!

AirPlay Direct is the global leader of digital delivery of music to radio stations. Over 25,000 artist & record label members and 5,000 radio stations use AirPlay Direct. Don’t miss your opportunity to have your music heard on radio worldwide! Sign up today atwww.airplaydirect.com.

go green with Spark People http://ping.fm/NENYu
Check out the new Wails with Feet Photogallery! http://ping.fm/WDiXG

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Rick's Rental Mansion

Did you know that Rick Perry is charging taxpayers $9,000 a month for an extravagant rental mansion?

By the end of his term, he will have drained over $360,000 from us for the rental mansion he's living in while the historic Governor's Mansion undergoes renovations.

When Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a Republican, was faced with a similar situation, he lived in a donated triple-wide mobile home on the grounds of the Arkansas Governor's Mansion to save taxpayers money.

Taxpayers should not be paying for a $1.85 million mansion with a heated pool, a cabana, and a full outdoor kitchen. Rick Perry should be setting an example. What is worse is that Rick Perry has twice mandated a 5% budget cut on all government agencies, causing the University of Texas to consider closing the Cactus and discontinue informal classes.  People who work hard for the agencies, and make much less than those in the private sector, have been told for years now that they would not receive promotions and raises that they were promised. Yet, Rick Perry can live the life of luxury while others struggle to make ends meet.  

Please help move Rick Perry out of his rental mansion by making a contribution of $5 or more to the Rick Perry Relocation Fund, also known as Bill White for Texas.

The state faces a staggering budget shortfall, with serious consequences for students, teachers, and Texas families.

Everyone is tightening their belts. Why won't Rick Perry?

Please make a contribution of $5 or more to boot Rick Perry out of his rental mansion and help elect a leader who cares more about our state's future than himself.

Last week we called on Rick Perry to leave his rental mansion and set an example for state employees who face budget cuts. Texas' governor should be serving the people of our great state, not milking taxpayers.

We need a governor who will pinch pennies and make sure taxpayers get their money's worth.

If you agree that it's time for Rick Perry to leave both his rental mansion and the Governor's Mansion, please make a contribution of $5 or more today.

Let's make sure that if Rick Perry is living in a luxurious mansion a year from now, he's doing it on his own dime.
receive a free eco-friendly ball cap when you bring in water bottles or soda cans to Disney Store today http://ping.fm/phzOn
receive a free eco-friendly ball cap when you bring in water bottles or soda cans to Disney Store todayhttp://ping.fm/XfDjn
If you're in the Portland Area and you have a pet, check this out:http://ping.fm/DtZ3b

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

first time to sleep in my bed in a week with Miss Saketini . . . feels like heaven

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Just had the best #postcoachella nap poolside, embarrassingly woken up by Bekah and Ray boys, but that's ok ;)
getting back into the Austin Groove @ Cuatros w/ DJ Swee-T watchin my main man Xavi Barca game

Monday, April 19, 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Did you know that 1 in 7 people worldwide lack access to clean water? How you can help http://ping.fm/FzLYR

Thursday, April 15, 2010

First time in AZ...another cherry successfully popped :)
Just survived the 8 min...maybe closer to 15 min freeze out
Just survived the 8 min...maybe closer to 15 min freeze ou

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Monday, April 12, 2010

"In an alarming trend, temperatures this spring have been rising. Consider this: on February 6, it was ten degrees. Today it hit almost 80. At this rate by August it will be 200 degrees!"

Sunday, April 11, 2010

How to Make Your Own Eco-friendly Household Cleaner http://ping.fm/cH5pQ
quote of the weekend: "we are going to have so much fun that fun doesn't even define the amount of fun we are going to be having"
4 Good Reasons to Buy Local Food The Benefits of Eating Locally Grown Produce http://ping.fm/SBfGk

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Health Benefits of Red Wine and White Wine

Health Benefits of Red Wine and White Wine

Is wine healthy? Yes, in moderation and as part of an overall healthy lifestyle. Wine’s alcohol content and nonalcoholic phytochemicals has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers and slow the progression of neurological degenerative disorders.

However, the amount of wine you drink matters immensely. When you consume more than what is recommended, your health benefits are lost and your health risks go up. Men should have no more than two drinks per day and women should have no more than one drink per day. Note that this is based on an average physical size.

Drinking either red wine or white wine will increase the HDL, or good, cholesterol. However, red wine contains higher levels of powerful phenolic antioxidants then white wine does. These phenolic antioxidants found in red wine will help to keep your LDL, or bad, cholesterol levels healthy. They also help to reduce the blood clotting ability of blood. Both of these actions will help to lessen the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Number of Calories in a glass of 4 fl oz
Dry Red – 83 calories
Dry White – 77 calories
Rose – 82 calories
Sweet Red – 100 calories
Sweet White – 103 calories
Port – 170 calories

More information on health facts on wine, check out our Messina Hof's Wine Trends blog here!

I have died and gone to heaven, finally a way to eat healthy on the go without breaking the bank or leaving the bubble! http://ping.fm/7Rymg

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Habitat up close

This is a link to a video that includes Jessica Guerrero from last year's Habitat Young Professionals build. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PO82eWZHHM

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Baseball opening day! Go red sox & Astros, tomorrow!!!!!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

New Report Reveals Progress and Continuing Challenges for Women in Government http://ping.fm/YoAVv
Beware of the Easter Lily http://ping.fm/WFn8e
Get me out of this city!!!!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Note to all white boys when you dance it should feel like you re floating, not hanging from a jungle gym
@ possibly the only place in town that isn't hosting a tx relays event
Has just officially been Grumbled

Thursday, April 1, 2010

REMEMBER: Cell Phone Numbers Go Public this month.

REMINDER.....  all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls. 
To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone:    888-382-1222. 

It is the National DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time.. It blocks your number for five (5) years. You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked. You cannot call from a different phone number
Microchip your pet!http://ping.fm/We8xg
So chipper to know that 3 out of my 4 favorite soccer teams are ranked in the top 3!
I need a black taxi cab today
I need your taxi cab to take me away. I need a black taxi cab today. So take us driver take us far away.