Fitness Trackers

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The Fitbit Flex

One of the bigger trends in electronics is fitness trackers. Some are as complex as smart watches, and others more simple. Some you wear on your wrist and others can be clipped on your belt like pedometers. There are a variety of fitness trackers out there. Most models have smart phone apps or fitness software so you can upload your data through Bluetooth. A GPS feature is going to cost you extra, and by extra I mean around a hundred dollars.

If you’re interested in a home try-on service Lumoid has a great trial service that even let’s you try the new Apple Watch (that’ll cost extra though). A link to that website can be found here. They even offer a quiz to help you find which wearable would work best for you. Continue reading “Fitness Trackers”

Stress Out Less…with Teen Yoga

We interrupt this blog for shameless promotion…..

This is a way cool event at the Greenbrier Library in Chesapeake, Virginia on May 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Come to a free yoga class especially for teens! Learn how to relax and de-stress. Tenesha Bazemore will be teaching. This class is for people ages 12-18 years old. No experience necessary. Registration required. Please call 410-7058 for more information.

Trowel and Error

Sometimes I feel that a blog is hardly worth writing anymore.  There are so many out there! Everyone is busy writing them, so who is reading them? There are so many voices and topics to choose from that it is impossible to believe that anything I say or think hasn’t already been said or thought  – and probably expressed more eloquently. Is there nothing new under the sun?

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Hunger Games



Okay, when you saw the title above you probably assumed that I was going to talk about the latest hit movie “The Hunger Games”.  Sorry, I’m not. Not really. Actually, I haven’t seen the movie yet, but I HAVE read the YA series by Suzanne Collins that the movie is made from.  (I work at the library, which means you are “required” to read the novel before you see the movie if you don’t want to be subjected to all kinds of ridicule.)

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