Monday, March 19, 2007

This and That

I hope that my aunt Marsha (my total idol by the way, I soo want to be Marsha when I grow up, how great is this woman?) anyway, I hope that she (or my cousin, Becky) won't mind me posting this, but it was too funny not to share! Marsha told me that she and her hubby, Reid had taken their grandsons (about four of them anyway) out. They were at a restaurant, and the boys were acting like little boys will, kind of wild. Quinn, the milder mannered brother, who is about 7 or 8 years old, leaned over to Marsha, and pointing to his brother, says "I usually have to punch him in the crotch to get him to settle down." Reid just about spit out his soda and says "What?!" Quinn, looks at him with a -yeah, I do it all the time- kind of look and says "Well, it usually works."

What else is going on around here? Construction still, I almost have my piano room done, and our living room is well underway. I'm contemplating doing a marathon. I've come to the conclusion that I won't be happy unless I do one at least once in my lifetime. So, I've been looking up training schedules on-line. I'll have to find one close by. I'm thinking of shooting for the fall 2007. That way I have plenty of time to get ready, and it won't be too hot. I die in the heat! Can't run at all past about 80 degrees. Its a flaw in my physical make-up. I don't sweat enough, so I cook myself. Not a good thing. If anybody knows any remedies to make you sweat more, I'd love to hear them! Well, that's it for now. Love you all! Thanks for reading me!


Amy said...

Oh my heck... I'm busting a gut laughing over here!!

"Well, it usually works..."

Anonymous said...

i remember my brothers practicing similar things on each other. must be a boy thing... and you're not alone on the heat thing. i don't sweat enough either! when i was in martial arts, my teachers were reguarly exasperated with me, because beyone a certain temperature, i think mine was a little higher, 85 or 90, but that was before i had kids too, i was completely useless. the minute i got my heart going, and really got a good workout started, i would pass out! and back then, i was svelt, so it wasn't an endurance thing at all. lemme know what you figure out. it seriously hinders my outdoor activities in the summer. maybe if we just continually dunk our heads in water, but then where would we get the water...?
love ya!

timpani76 said...

I have heard Fenugreek helps you sweat. But, it is the ingredient in imitation maple syrup to give it the flavor. So, when you sweat, you smell like maple syrup!

Renae said...

Thanks Timpani! I'll have to look into that. I could think of worse things to smell like! Especially when you sweat.

Amy said...

Oh, and by the way... who DOESN'T want to be Marsha when they grow up?! I certainly do!