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A tad heavy on triathlon and parenting pieces, but hey – that’s what I spend a lot of time thinking about.  Oh, and there’s a picture of a cat with a wiener face.  So there.  Now you have to read on!

 

Twitter recently introduced a tool that allows you to recall your first tweet.

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Mine was “thinks this twitter thing is hard.”  That was on May 22, 2009.  Hah.  26,100 tweets later, I think I figured it out.  Follow me @CaitlinHTP for more deep gems.

 

Six Easy Steps to Making a Quick and Healthy Weeknight Dinner by my friend Anne at fANNEtastic food.

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Swim Tip: Am I Crossing Over?  I am working really hard to perfection my swim form.  I always cross over – it’s so hard to break this habit!

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This:

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OXFORD COMMA FOR LIFE.

 

Unambitious Loser With Happy, Fulfilling Life Still Lives in Hometown.

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Best The Onion article that I’ve read in a long time.  I laughed so hard.

 

What If The Best Years Of Your Life Just… Aren’t?  A great pick-me-up for struggling mommas.

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The Overprotected Kid.  A really great long-form article about the cost of helicopter parenting.  I first read about this piece on NPR and it really resonated with me.

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A Double Amputee Changes a Bike Tire.  This video is incredible! I have no excuses left.  I have to figure out how to excel at tire changing.

 

Almond Butter Chocolate Chips from The Paleo Mom.  In lieu of flour, this recipe uses almonds and walnuts. I want to try this recipe with 100% almonds.  Looks delicious!

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My cat has a penis on his face.  Immature, yes.  Hysterical, yes.

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What awesome things have you read, watched, and giggled at on the Internet lately?

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  • Emily @ The Swallow Flies March 22, 2014, 11:15 pm

    The cat! Oh my gosh! I can’t stop laughing — or staring! I love anything relating to “Haters gonna hate!” and have so far cracked myself up with “Gators gonna gate!” the most. I came across the FUNNIEST one this week, though: “Slaters gonna slate!” with a picture of AC Slater. I died — and then showed it to everyone I know. (And, now that I’m describing it, it sounds SO dumb. I’m sorry.)

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  • Sharon T March 23, 2014, 12:12 am

    Great post! I love the Oxford Comma, and the Onion article. My husband and I met in Boulder, CO – and he had boxes full of the Onion we had to dispose of before moving…I reminded him they had a webpage. ;) The idea of helicopter parenting resonates with me as well. I’ve recently finished a course in Simplicity Parenting. The book is pretty great – touching on helicopter parenting and the importance of unstructured play in young kids, among other things. Thanks for the post!

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  • Emily March 23, 2014, 1:20 am

    Yes, Oxford comma FTW!

    When I get bored or need a pick-me-up, I browse the Humor category on Pinterest. Usually I find at least one or two gems that crack me up.

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  • Cat March 23, 2014, 8:43 am

    BEST cat meme ever! Thank you for introducing that one to me – gave me quite the chuckle! Also ty for the cookie recipe link – they look divine!

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  • Stephanie @ Whole Health Dork March 23, 2014, 11:29 am

    THANK YOU for the Oxford comma pic! I feel like I am the last person on the planet using it! I heard “they” (publishing world) started to get rid of it to save space. I think I read this in Eats, Shoots, and Leaves.

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  • Elizabeth {Positively Healthy} March 23, 2014, 3:08 pm

    I can’t stop laughing about the cat!! hahaha. The bike video was crazy!!!!!

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  • Anne @fANNEtasticfood March 23, 2014, 6:45 pm

    Thanks for the link love, friend! Also, totally just went to see what my first tweet was. It was about running… makes sense. :) Fun!

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  • jill March 24, 2014, 7:43 am

    Those are great links! My mother-in-law made brownies this weekend, with ground almonds in place of flour. Most delicious brownies ever.

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  • Bobbie March 24, 2014, 9:51 am

    So glad to see this post. You used to do one of these weekly or maybe monthly? where you listed interesting articles you’ve read on the internet

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  • Jen @ Bagels to Broccoli March 24, 2014, 10:07 am

    I will ALWAYS use the Oxford comma! It just looks waaaay nicer…I remember my 4th grade self being all, “whaaaaat?” when they ousted it from the Grammar Cool Club. I lurve me some Oxford commas ;).

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  • Emily J March 24, 2014, 2:09 pm

    COMPLETELY agree about the Oxford comma. Things don’t make sense otherwise!

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  • Dotsie March 24, 2014, 4:08 pm

    :) hahahhahaaaaaaaaa!!!!

    the cat…

    THE CAT!!!

    best thing ever.

    :)

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