Saturday, August 29, 2009

Jennifer Lopez J to tha L-O!: The RemixesJennifer Lopez says childbirth changed her life - ‎Aug 17, 2009‎ Jennifer Lopez may have hit a milestone when she turned 40 earlier this year, but she credits her toddlers, not her age, with changing her life. ... Jennifer Lopez Admits Her Fears To InStyle: Cover Story Jennifer Lopez Hosts Dinner for First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice Us Magazine Jennifer Lopez Has a New Outlook on Life Play-by-Play Summary Central Michigan University Chippewas - ‎18 hours ago‎ NDSU: Jennifer Lopez; Lauren mclaughlin; Chrissy Knuth; Brynn Joki; Brooke vandenbergh; Janna Deyle; libero Kelly Lopez. CMU: BUDDE, Stephanie; KRUPSKY, ...Jennifer Lopez is a triple threat - ‎Aug 22, 2009‎ If I want to do something, it's from a creative, organic, passionate place, and it's amazing,'' says Jennifer Lopez. Ashlee Simpson-Wentz celebrates summer ...What did Catherine Zeta-Jones, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez ... - ‎Aug 28, 2009‎ The resulting beauty had the eyes of Catherine Zeta-Jones, the cheekbones of Jennifer Lopez, the nose of Tea Leoni and, of course, the mouth of Angelina ...I'm going to shell out $12.50 for a Jennifer Lopez movie...thanks ... Entertainment Weekly - Michael Slezak - ‎Aug 12, 2009‎ Fool me once (The Cell), shame on you, Jennifer Lopez. Fool me twice (The Wedding Planner…sorry but when the lead character agreed to that ...DJ AM (aka Adam Goldstein) Found Dead In Entertainment - ‎13 hours ago‎ Adam, who has played at many private parties for celebrities including Jim Carey, Ben Stiller, Jennifer Lopez and Kate Hudson, was found dead in the ... An appreciation of Adam Goldstein - DJ AM Philadelphia Inquirer Adam Goldstein dies at 36; club owner gained fame as DJ AM Los Angeles Times Florida State Rallies Past North Dakota State, 3-2 NDSU Bison Athletics - Bob Nelson - ‎2 hours ago‎ Libero Kelly Lopez led the Bison defense with 18 digs, outside hitter Lauren McLaughlin made 13 digs, and setter Jennifer Lopez added a match-high 29 ... North Dakota State Wins First Two Matches at Florida State ... NDSU Bison Athletics Baby whisperer Jennifer Lopez China Daily - ‎Aug 21, 2009‎ Jennifer recently revealed motherhood has had a profound impact on her music career and her kids were the inspiration behind several songs on her new album. ...Jennifer Lopez hosts dinner in honor of first Latina Supreme Court ... Sawf News - ‎Aug 19, 2009‎ Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony recently hosted a dinner in honor of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. ...Report: Jennifer Lopez to replace Paula Abdul on 'American Idol'? Kansas City Star - ‎Aug 6, 2009‎ is swearing by its ''extraordinarily reliable source'' that Jennifer Lopez's people and the producers of ''American Idol'' are actively ...Lopez thrills Italians with karaoke hits San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Aug 4, 2009‎ Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez showed off her vocal skills during a family trip to Italy by singing at a karaoke party. The star and her husband Marc Anthony ...
"Jennifer Lopez J to tha L-O!: The Remixes"

J to tha L-O!: The Remixes is Jennifer Lopez 1st remix album (3rd overall) Jennifer Lopez, released in the U.S. on February 5, 2002 by Epic Records. J to tha L-O!: The Remixes was the 1st remix album to debut at the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, and became one of the best-selling remix albums in the United States, selling over 156,000 copies during its opening week—appearing in the 2004 Guinness World Records as the most successful remix album—and over 1 million copies altogether.

J to tha L-O!: The Remixes album has also sold over 3 million copies worldwide, becoming the 4th best-selling remix album of all time, after Michael Jackson's Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix, The Beatles' Love, and Madonna's You Can Dance. J to tha L-O!: The Remixes spawned 3 new singles: "Ain't It Funny" (Murder Remix), "I'm Gonna Be Alright" (Track Masters Remix), and "Alive". The Metro Remix of "Walking on Sunshine" received minor airplay in Mexico and other parts of Latin America.

Track listing

  1. "Love Don't Cost a Thing" (RJ Schoolyard Mix featuring Fat Joe) (Damon Sharpe, Greg Lawson, Georgette Franklin, Jeremy Monroe, Amille Harris, Joe Cartagena) – 4:18
  2. "Ain't It Funny" (Murder Remix featuring Ja Rule and Caddillac Tah) (Jennifer Lopez, Cory Rooney, Irv Gotti, 7 Aurelius, Ja Rule, Caddillac Tah) – 3:49
  3. "I'm Gonna Be Alright" (Track Masters Remix) 1 (Lopez, Oliver, Rooney, Samuel Barnes, Jean-Claude Olivier, Cheryl Lorraine Cook, Ronald LaPread) – 3:53
  4. "I'm Real" (Murder Remix featuring Ja Rule) (Lopez, Oliver, Rooney, L.E.S., Jeffrey Atkins, Irving Lorenzo, Rick James) – 4:18
  5. "Walking on Sunshine" (Metro Remix) (Lopez, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Mario Winans, Jack Knight, Michael "Lo" Jones, Adonis Shropshire, Karen Anderson, Mechalie Jamison) – 5:50
  6. "If You Had My Love" (Darkchild Master Mix) (Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins III, LaShawn Daniels, Rooney) – 4:11
  7. "Feelin' So Good" (Bad Boy Remix featuring P. Diddy and G. Dep) (Rooney, Lopez, Christopher Rios, Cartagena, Combs, Steven Standard, George Logios) – 4:27
  8. "Let's Get Loud" (Pablo Flores Remix) (Gloria Estefan, Kike Santander) – 5:29
  9. "Play" (Sack International Remix) (Anders Bagge, Arnthor Birgisson, Christina Milian, Rooney) – 4:18
  10. "Waiting for Tonight" (Hex's Momentous Radio Mix) (Maria Christensen, Michael Garvin, Phil Temple) – 4:32
  11. "Alive" (Album Version) (Lopez, Cris Judd, Rooney) – 4:40

European edition

  1. "Si Ya Se Acabó" (Radio Remix) (Manny Benito, Jimmy Greco, Ray Contreras) – 3:33
  2. "Que Ironia (Ain't It Funny)" (Tropical Dance Remix) (Lopez, Rooney, Benito) – 3:48
  3. "Una Noche Más" 2 (Christensen, Garvin, Temple, Benito) – 4:05
  4. "No Me Ames" (Tropical Remix with Marc Anthony) (Giancarlo Bigazzi, Marco Falagiani, Ignacio Ballesteros, Aleandro Baldi) – 5:34
  • 1 The European edition and some includes the no-rap version of "I'm Gonna Be Alright" (Track Masters Remix). Some North American retailers also carry an edition that includes the same version.
  • 2 Misprinted as being the Pablo's Miami Mix Radio Edit

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Sunday starts our week long Big Book Giveaway. We will be giving away lots of books, some autographed by the author. Stop by our site all week to find out how you can win one!

Tuesday 7-9PM EST The Spirit Jump Show with Founder Meaghan Edelstein.
This week our guest is author & cancer survivor
Darren Neuberger. Darren's book, Let’s Talk About It, and his personal battle with cancer will be the topic of our show.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Ride Home

As I mentioned in my earlier posts, Jen flew out to Oklahoma to see the park and to drive home with me. I really, really appreciated her company---and we had a blast on our road trip!

We made several decisions early on:

1. To visit as many parks as we could;
2. To just see how the day goes;
3. To get home by Saturday (I knew I would be antsy by that point....).

After we said goodbye to Lauren we headed east across Oklahoma and stopped for the first time (if you don't count the side road pullovers to check the bike and bike rack) in Fort Smith, AR. We decided to grab lunch first and then headed to the park.

Jen hadn't been to the famous Mazzio's yet and so we dined there---a treat for both of us---love that lunch buffet! We even got the dessert pizza---butter and cinnamon sugar on a crust with chocolate chips---YUM!

Then, it was off to Fort Smith National Historic Site! It was hot, but it didn't seem as hot as when Mark and visited in 2006--thank goodness!

Our first stop was to the visitor center to get stamps! Unfortunately, one was upside down. :(
Then on to a tour of the museum---there are definitely some shots here that were not included--only on Jen's camera! But suffice it to say that we had a good time being interactive with the exhibits!
We both loved visit Judge Park's courtroom and deciphering what was authentic and what is a replica....

I could not resist pretending that I was a pioneer headed west! Those wagons are much higher than you might think! If only I had a team of horses!

Our trip would not have been complete without our border picture....
We also visited the gallows---for our friend Eric! :) Rather morbid but fascinating and an integral part of the story at Fort Smith--especially since Judge Parker was known as "The Hanging Judge" for his intolerance of crime and terrorism in the frontier!

We had such a good time at Fort Smith that realized we would not make it to Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site that we made the most of our daylight and went to visit the Capitol building in Little Rock (remember Jen's fascination with state Capitol buildings?). :)
Jen even found an orange cone within our first minutes out of the car!

And we found the Little Rock that Little Rock is named for (just kidding).....

It was a great time to be on the Capitol grounds---really beautiful with the setting sun. We found the statue of the Little Rock Nine and couldn't resist taking a photo with them!

After a great self-tour of the exterior of the building we headed to dinner--PF Chang's! The same one that Mark and I first ate at! Loved it! Had a phone call home to our guys...and enjoyed some tasty Chinese food!

The next morning we got up early to visit High School--but first had a stop at Starbucks for CAFFEINE! Thanks to Lauren and Chris I had a gift card for my morning brew! Thank you!!!! :)

Last time I was there the new visitor center hadn't been started yet and the visitor center was in the gas station (historic building) across the street. It was neat to see the new visitor center--absolutely beautiful!

We both loved being at the school! We couldn't go in because only registration was happening...but we did maximize our photos outside!

The exhibits inside of the visitor center were beautiful....

and of course there were more stamps to get!

After we left Little Rock we hit the pedal to the metal to get to Tennessee in time to meet up with Jen's friend Susan for dinner. We made it and had a great time! Susan ended up staying with us for the night and we had a little bit of a slumber party! We all went for coffee together the next morning and then Jen and I headed off....

I dropped her off at her house around 3pm and drove the rest of my short ride home reflecting on our road trip, my summer, and thinking about the coming school year....but foremost on my mind was getting home to see Mark and Soba....

Monday, August 24, 2009

It is unbelievable that the day finally came....time to drive back home DC and leave my summer of Park Ranger-ness behind. :( I stayed up pretty late the night before packing and got up early to put all of my things in the new rental car....

Lauren and Chris and Jen came over....with Starbucks in hand---an incredibly sweet (and appreciated gesture!!!).

We took lots of pictures--I just wasn't ready to leave...

Our goodbyes took longer and Chris and Lauren had to get to work so we all drove over to the Vis together and continued with out good byes (and tears and Kleenex).....
And we took more pictures (not bad for self-timer on the roof the rental car, huh?)....

and of course a group leg kick picture!!!!...

and pictures by the beautiful flowering tree outside of the Vis...of our favorite Ranger couple!!!

Then, a photo of the Ranger Girls...

and an accompanying high kick!

Then, it was time for Chris to head off....but not without a quick pose by his truck!

And then.... :( ....time for Jen and Amy to head out....

We were smiling in this photo, but not for long...

It was soooo hard to drive off. My summer at Chickasaw was so special and summer of awesome memories. The hardest part was looking in the rear view mirror and seeing Lauren waving--both of us with our Kleenex in hand....

Sunday, August 23, 2009

This week I was lucky enough to try CranioSacral Therapy and I LOVED it! So I decided to invite Kimberly LaRue to be this Tuesdays guest on The Spirit Jump Podcast Show (Tuesday 7-9EST

Kimberly is a licensed Massage Therapist, CranioSacral Therapist, Yoga and Meditation Instructor, Holistic Cancer Therapist and Lecturer. Kimberly strives to encourage and support people in their discovery of their own natural healing ability, leading to a greater sense (awareness) of well-being and overall health.

I had the pleasure to meet Kimberly and benefit from a CranioSacral Therapy session. It was amazing and I am shocked I had never heard of it before. After my session I felt lighter, less stressed and just plain better. My first thought as I was walking out of the center was "I wish I had taken advantage of CranioSacral Therapy earlier".

As a cancer fighter I have endured many types and levels of pain. For the past two years I have tried almost everything including more pain medications than I care to mention (Fontanel patches, lolli pops, diloted, hydrocodone, oxycodone, oxycoton etc...) All these pain meds did was numb me. I still had pain but I cared less about the pain.

Yoga, Meditation and CranioSacral Therapy are wonderful ways for people with cancer to heal both emotionally and physically. I encourage you all to stop by, watch, listen and call in this Tuesday to learn more about the healing power of a gentle touch!

You can read more about Kimberly and her amazing work by visiting Shade Tree Yoga and Wellness