VP of Healthification


Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog!


Posted on Dec 29, 2012

Hello! Thank you for checking out my personal blog! I don’t post here as often as I used to, because I’m now more focused on my new exciting projects below. I would love for you to check them out! I still post craft projects and personal adventures here, but not a regular schedule. Scroll down to see new posts. That Jolie Girl Walks: A blog of my walking and photography journeys. I post about 3 walks a week. I’ve...

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Walking My Cat

Walking My Cat


Posted on Jul 30, 2012

Trilly is an old man at age 16. One thing I’ve always felt a little guilty about is that he’s an indoor cat. When we got Trilly, as a kitten, we lived on Burnside and letting him outside wasn’t a viable option. We had him for several years before moving to the more residential Brooklyn neighborhood.  He lacked the skills to be safe outside, so we kept him in. Last week, I drove past a lady sitting on her front steps....

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30 Days of No TV

30 Days of No TV


Posted on Jul 27, 2012

I decided a few months ago that Greg and I should take a month off from watching TV. We don’t watch commercial TV, but we watch a heck of a lot of Netflix. I spent many years as a latch key kid and TV has always played an important role in my life. Let’s face it, I love it. When I posed the idea to Greg, he quickly agreed. I had sort of hoped he would have put up more of a fight, because internally it kind of freaked me...

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The Catalyst Course

The Catalyst Course


Posted on Feb 10, 2012

When my friend, Jen Neitzel, told me that she had created The Maven Circle with Jena Coray of Miss Modish, I was thrilled for her! Jen’s face lit up when she talked about all the great ideas they had to help others ignite their spark. I can’t think of anyone better to help motivate others to achieve their goals. About 6 months ago, Jen made an off-the-cuff comment in passing that hit me to my core.  It helped me change my...

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Walking Through 2012

Walking Through 2012


Posted on Jan 6, 2012

I decided that in 2012 I’m going to focus more on my walking blog.  I started That Jolie Girl Walks last January as a project to get me walking more.  It worked.  I love the combination of photography and walking. The main goal is walking, so I take pictures as fast as possible.   I  love the simplicity of this blog.  I decided to only use one Hipstamatic setting (Pistil film, John S lens) on my iphone, because I liked that...

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Almost exactly a year ago, my husband promoted me in the household.  He made me the VP of Localization and Simplification. He thought that since I was working part time I could devote a few of my new found hours to simplifying our lives.  It was a great idea and I loved having a title, but I did nothing with the title for a year.  It sat on the back burner while life continued to be hectic and awesome and just life. I kept coming back...

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