Freefall

“So, wife, mama, photog…freefall? Why did you put freefall?” he asked.
“Well, I don’t know, I kind of didn’t know what else to put and it sounded right at the time,” I replied almost sheepishly.
“Awwwww, it’s because you LOVE Tom Petty!” he exclaimed.
“Well, sure, I mean who doesn’t?” relieved I had at least said something.

While I have yet to meet someone that doesn’t like Tom Petty, but about an hour later we went to the gym, and as I was running my laps (listening to Ty Dolla $ign now) this question kept popping up.

Why did I write freefall? Why do I feel like freefall fits me right now?

Plans. I have no plans. And it feels foreign to me.
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Shop Local | Ten Small Businesses in Butler, PA

The Shopping Season has arrived…and I don’t know about you, but I am looking for something a little different to give as gifts this year! I also know the importance of shopping small business, because it supports the families in our community. It’s a win-win situation. You get the product or service you want, and the family that runs the business earns income to support themselves. I’ve also found that when you shop small, the service is better and the relationship is great! They get to know you on a first name basis and become friends. It’s more fun to shop in a store where you’re greeted by your first name and they ask you how your kids are doing, and you have a conversation while you shop. I highly recommend it!
Below listed are ten newer businesses in Butler. Some have just recently opened, so I wanted to visit them and check them out. I was impressed each time–being involved in something that is unique was really fun! It truly beats shopping at big box stores 🙂

The first one I went to was Mind Body Yoga of Butler. Everyone knows the benefits of yoga, and it’s a great activity to get involved in for all types of health benefits. The studio offers a variety of classes for all exercise levels. They even offer a meditation class! Their class schedule can be found here, and they have a wide array of class times to fit everyone’s schedule. Mind Body Yoga also offers Gift Certificates for easy gift giving–give a loved on a four class punch card in their stocking this year!

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