A Rainy Halloween

Halloween

It’s Halloween 2012

Here is my Halloween treat for you. It is a recording called Halloween Pickles and it is about two brothers who dress up as the scariest  things they can think of for trick-or-treat. What do they pick? One dresses as a nun and the other as a Choctaw warrior. Scott and I heard this on NPR years ago and it has become a Halloween tradition for us. Check it out here: Halloween Pickles.

I discovered another benefit of the Fitbit. Kevin & John were working upstairs all day so I spent the whole day sitting in my studio with Rob & Gracie and only logged 1400 steps.  I decided to get a good long walk in so I messed around for about 15 minutes trying to get an audio file onto my phone and then trotted out into the rain. About halfway through the lecture I was listening to, I stopped to check my fitbit. My belt clip was empty, lanyard still attached to it.

I panicked momentarily and then remembered I had stuck it in its charging cradle while I was messing with the phone… AAAARGH. Discovering that I wasn’t logging any steps really sapped my motivation. Yes, I am externally rather than internally motivated, and it wasn’t until I remembered I could enter an activity by hand that I got my second wind! When I got home I clicked “log an activity” on the Fitbit menu and copied the stats from the last walk onto today’s log. Whew.

Click here to read my earlier post about it: Fitbit Review.

Stay tuned for some kitchen pix once the guys are gone.

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