I had been waiting for frost on my windshield so I could try that old Rubbing alcohol and water trick on the windshield to instantly defrost your windshield. It did not work! I had a feeling it wouldn’t, but I wanted to try it. I’m always a bit skeptical of these “tricks”. People post and re-post that sort of thing, but I rarely, if ever, hear of anyone trying them and what the outcome was. So there you have it, I tried, it failed.

On a brighter note today is February 1! For the first time EVER I tried, at least, one new thing each and every day for an entire month! So I celebrated with a short fun video of that new thing! Some were silly, some were dumb, but we still had fun.

 

In case you missed something along the way here’s a run down of my new things I did or tried in January!

1st: Started a Vlog on Youtube

2nd: Tried Peanut Butter Beer (it was yummy)

3rd: Became the Sport’s Director for my Sons of Norway lodge (what were they thinking!)

4th: Tried Hostess Snoballs

5th: Took a spontaneous short road trip and tried out Daddio’s Diner to see their 60’s memorabilia

6th: Registered to raise money with Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics

7th: Drank the required amount of water for my body weight (can we say potty break waiting or NOT waiting to happen)

8th: Made and ate a Fried peanut butter and banana sandwich in memory of Elvis

9th: Baby got some new shoes! Not one but two pairs of Vans (never had a pair and it was buy one get one free!)

10th: Tried blowing bubbles in freezing temps (fail)

11th: Bought Girl Scout cookies to donate to the Marines

12th: Made and ate Toad in the Hole (Yummy)

13th: Filled all the slots in a candy vending machine for everyone or anyone to get a free treat

14th: Mailed a box of Lucky Charms to Norway

15th: Tried German chocolate Latte and Pumpkin Beer

16th: Ate Jicama (some sort of fruit or vegetable, I’m still not sure) and had Rømmegrøt (Norwegian custard)

17th: Made and ate International recipe from the Philippines

18th: Got my false tooth (Not happy)

19th: Danced in the street to Dancing in the Street in memory of David Bowie

20th: Tried Laughter Yoga and my first time at the Senior center (I’m just old enough)

21st: Made my own hand cream (I love it, it has worked great on my dry splitting fingers)

22nd: Learned and memorized how to say Hello in several languages (I forget how many LOL)

23rd: Tried Voodoo Potato chips (Not a fan)

24th: Had my first Milk Bath (Wasn’t terribly impressed, but it was nice to relax)

25th: Tried Vegemite (Won’t try it again)

26th: Called my brother to remind him of his Doctor’s appointment

27th: Found a note in a library book (I got the message)

28th: Up and outside in my jammies at 5:15am to see the 5 planets all lined up and visible to the naked eye

29th: Got a new (to me) camera from my cousin. (much better zoom than my camera)

30th: Made the second International dish (20 more to go I think) Caribbean this time Ya mon!

31st: A concert at the library! No shushing!

I guess my favorite thing for the month would be Dancing in the street, followed up with buying cookies for the marines! Go do something new!

 

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About jlturtlerunner

12 plus Years Surviving Stage IV Oral Cancer. I have become a "Turtle" runner since that diagnosis, as a way of saying, "Take That Sucker!" After 12 years of being a Turtle Runner, I'm adding a new title, Turtle Rucker!

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