Friday Things

I recently came across this Huffington Post article entitled 'I am a Runner' and, in light of my post about goals earlier this week, I had to share.  I especially love the tidbit from Asics:

"We know that enough will never be enough--we embrace it. We find great satisfaction in never being satisfied. We’ll always need to go faster, become stronger, and get better, no matter how fast, how strong, or how good we get. ASICS. Stop At Never."

I'm a Brooks Adrenaline gal these days; but I do love the sentiment behind their brand.

I also feel compelled to share our nightly pre-betime ritual around these parts and it involves a sheep from across the pond named Shaun:

This is just one of MANY episodes that we stream on Netflix and it's SO fun to watch.  Normally I want to poke my eye out with all of the mind numbing 'we must always be educating our kids' programming on tv these days.  Yes, we watch a few of the educational shows (a Super Why here and there, or an Umizoomi); but there isn't much that truly makes everyone smile and laugh and ENJOY.  I feel like television is meant to be a bit of a reward, not a teaching tool.  So we love us some Shaun the Sheep: highly recommend.

OK, if you read this post before 4pm today, DO THIS:

I must admit that my answer to this question is Run Fat Boy, Run - another great import from across the pond. 

I love Simon Pegg and anything he does.  See also: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul (SO funny), and his performance in Star Trek to get you started.

OK, on to song o' the week; I heard this on my Pandora today and thought about not adding it because I FOR SURE already had some Tiesto on my playlist...  Apparently not!  Tiesto does amazing stuff and was one of my favorite live shows many, many years ago at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago.  And we caught one last show back in 2004, the year we moved to Seattle.  Good times.  Happy weekend!  Hope it's as exciting as a live Tiesto show or a trip to Home Depot - same/same.

You Are My Diamond by Tiesto (featuring Kianna)

Numb by Usher (10/12/12)
We Are by Jus Jack & Oza, featuring Aeone (10/5/12)
Chorus by Erasure (9/28/12)
Cinema by Benny Benassi (9/21/12)
Take a Walk - Passion Pit (9/14/12)
Starry Eyed Surprise - Paul Oakenfold (9/7/12)
Space Invaders - Mark Norman (8/31/12)
Beautiful People - Chris Brown feat. Benny Benassi (8/23/12)
Ass Back Home - Gym Class Heroes (8/23/12)
The Veldt - Cover Pop tribute to Deadmau5 & Chris James (8/23/12)
Without You - David Guetta feat. Usher (8/23/12)
Good Time - Owl City feat. Carly Rae Jepsen (8/17/12)
Addiction - Medina (8/3/12)
We Run the Night - Havana Brown feat. Pitbull (7/27/12)
The Night Out - Martin Solveig (7/20/12)
Tell 'Em - Sleigh Bells (7/13/12)
Sun is Up - Two Times (7/06/12)
Steam Machine - Daft Punk (6/29/12)
Arguru - Deadmau5 (6/22/12)
Now or Never - Outasight (6/15/12)
Major Tom - Shiny Toy Guns Remix (6/08/12)
Young Blood - The Naked and Famous remixed by Tiesto (5/18/12)
Call me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen (4/6/12) 


  1. LOVE LOVE Simon Pegg and all his movies. "Run Fat Boy Run" was one of his best!!! We too love Shaun of the Sheep. It's currently my daughter's favorite :)