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Healthy Habit #7: Having Fun!

Friday, March 08, 2013

I have a knack of taking life a little too seriously. Thereís more to life than reaching a goal if you canít have a little fun along the way. I try to make room in my week to do at least three fun things. It's important to slow down and smell the roses! Many of these do not translate into a photo opportunity, so Iíll go back a little in time to pick a few fun photos:

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. -- Katharine Hepburn

In between goals is a thing called life that has to be lived and enjoyed. -- Sid Caesar

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. -- Albert Einstein

A special hug, hug with international students at a Nepali birthday:

Spreading good cheer at the nursing home:

Being silly with a fellow college student at a church dinner:

Having a little fun shooting for a Teddy Bear Team profile photo:

Wow . . . now that was one very special Easter Sunrise service with my hubby's church on Lake Superior!

I actually bought this outfit last year thinking I would have fun with my 3-pc set of belly dancing DVDs. Yikes! -- What was I thinking? The delight alone, however, was more than worth it! I ended up settling for a jingle wrap skirt to boogie around in.

Oops? -- Small obstacle course. If a tree falls in the middle of the woods, does it make a sound?

Love my Hebrew apron in the church kitchen:

Love how these mushrooms looks like a floral bouquet:

Both fun and beauty in a rainbow:

Hello there, little fella. Like Dr Doolittle, I sometimes talk to the animals!

How is fun part of your week's activities?

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
FLORIDASUN 6/8/2013 8:42AM

    Now this blog added a BIG smile to my mug! emoticon Especially the blue toe nails...that IS fun! emoticon You could SO rock that little belly dancing know you could! emoticon You are FUN...I love you Evelyn! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MJ7DM33 4/19/2013 10:32PM

  Lovely blog! Thx for the reminder !

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MISSFORTE 4/9/2013 7:57AM


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LIVELYGIRL2 3/28/2013 3:36PM

  Looks like you now how to actually enjoy yourself. GREAT !!! Thanks for whispering i our ears and giving us the nudge ( shove ) also! emoticon emoticon

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AMANDACOETZER 3/28/2013 11:20AM


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FUNLOVEN 3/28/2013 10:19AM

    Love all the pics, Evelyn. Thanks for sharing and brightening my day. I love to have fun and try to find fun in something I do every day even if it is just a feeling and not an actual action.

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BOOKWORM27S 3/24/2013 7:02AM

    Great blog!

I love the Hepburn quote.... so very true.

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ANGELA76H 3/9/2013 12:12PM

    Yesterday the sun was shining & I would have loved to run, but hubby was home & he wanted to walk. It was great to just be able to enjoy each others company and the warm sun. Love your pics! I'm glad you take time to have fun, it's important! Life is short. Enjoy your weekend!

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HEALTHYGRAMMY49 3/9/2013 4:11AM

    Loved the peek back Ev. Thanks for the memories. I love the Teddy Bears!

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SVELTEWARRIOR 3/8/2013 10:25PM

    I love you blog!!!!! The belly dancing outfit is gorgeous!!! Thank you for reminding me to have fun!!

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PHOENIX1949 3/8/2013 8:05PM


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    Loved your blog and pictures. How fun and up lifting. You take beautful pictures. It is important to stop and smell the roses, and not take life too seriously. Thanks for reminding me!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GINGER_BEAR 3/8/2013 3:53PM

    Very fun blog and heartwarming to share these times with you. Luv your apron and what is that on those baking sheets? Pie??? lol...Thank you!

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MJ7DM33 3/8/2013 3:49PM

  Luv the pics!! Thank-You for the reminder! I see lots of fun in your pics!

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WILSONWR 3/8/2013 3:45PM

    Sounds like you have lots of fun along the way. Great pictures - made my day!

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ADRIENALINE 3/8/2013 1:29PM

    Having fun is the most important part of leading a life full of quality. As always your pictures never fail to entertain.

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ESILBO 3/8/2013 1:05PM

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LASARRE 3/8/2013 1:05PM

    Great blog! Great photos! I need to do more of the sit back and enjoy!

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MIKAEELA 3/8/2013 1:03PM

    Great blog! Thank you for sharing! :) emoticon

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PRESBESS 3/8/2013 12:59PM

    Great blog! I love your definition of fun... it looks, well... fun!

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MANDELOVICH 3/8/2013 11:28AM

    Love this! Your blog and photos made me giggle! I need to have more fun! Great reminder!!

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HEALTHYBARB1 3/8/2013 11:14AM

    OH Evelyn!!!
You so made me smile...I love all the pictures...especially the belly dance outfit...made laugh!!! I love your birthday hug picture...cute toes!! I chose this week to have some fun and went walking by the lake twice with my DH. Sunshine and spring warmth made me smile too. Your blog today has motivated me to do some fun things this afternoon and over the weekend!! Got me making a list of fun in the sun things to do!!! Thanks for the motivation toward fun and play!! SMILES and HUGS Barb
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