Are you sitting too much?


This video may describe the reason I have shrunk one inch in height the last 10 years. I do sit when I write and I sit at work for long periods of time. I am reminded of this regularly every time I look at the my pedometer and I have only reached 2,500 steps for the day and my goal is 10,000! I have tried to be more heart healthy since my dad passed away and I think I am failing!

How do you add more walking into your day?

The Early Bird Catches the Worm… or does it…


I found these videos at the AsapSCIENCE YouTube Channel and I can’t stop watching them! They even have narrowed down different times of death for early risers and night owls. Hope you find this one as interesting as I do!

Word of the Week Challenge 1/15/2015



A Brunette’s Reflection Word of the week challenge– drum roll please…. ETYMOLOGY. Can you wiggle this word into your work week? Hope you have fun with it! The last word was VERISIMILITUDE.


Example: It is the scientific study of the origin of words.
Example: Studying the word and the root of the word helps you in the understanding of what you are reading —i.e. Etymology!

To do more reading on this word you can check it out here at English For Students.

Can you use the word Etymology this week??

****Not to be confused with Entomology which is the study of insects. ****

2014 WordPress Review for a Brunette’s Reflection


The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Woot! WOOt! I think it is awesome that WordPress has made this available to their users.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,200 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.