My stomach grumbles, my mom was right when she said not to skip breakfast. breakfast really is exceptional.

Without breakfast you wouldn’t make it to lunch. It is the starting point of your day, breakfast provides the nutrient and energy to get you through the day. For example, last time I went without breakfast-big mistake-I had trouble focusing and was very groggy. Let’s just say everyone avoided me until AFTER lunch. Breakfast is excellent because it gives you a jump start for your day.

Furthermore, it IS great that breakfast gives you nutrients and energy, but it also creates so many ways to be creative with the different styles to prepare food. For instance, there are so many different breakfast food restaurants around Austin, there are a lot of ways to try new foods. Also there are a bunch of cooking classes out there -I really need to go to one- to learn more about food. Breakfast is a creative way to learn about cookery.

Breakfast is great that it can help you in countless ways. Even the most ordinary things CAN make a difference. Breakfast might not be the most grand thing in the world but it still is EGGcelent.

Thoughts on Opening Ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics — Sochi, Russia

Bienvenue! Welcome! Добро пожаловать (welcome in Russian)!

Once every four years, athletes from around the entire world compete in the Winter Olympics!

Tonight, let me provide a brief narrative about the 2014 “Opening Ceremonies.” As the camera moved from sportscaster Bob Costas (who had a very ugly eye infection), please allow me to provide “color commentary:”

The beginning ceremony was beautiful. A 12-year old with the kite did a great job. She flew though the air like she was floating towards something. It must of took a lot of practice to perform this plus they said she was fearless and she had broken her arm in rehearsal! I give this girl a lot of credit to be tied to a wire flying over a football field on international TV. Would you would have to have nerves of steal? One of my favorite parts of the ceremony was how the floor of the stadium changed into fog and different sceneries from Russia floated across the stadium. After this performance, I was sad that out of the five floating snowflakes, only four were able to turn into the Olympic rings.

Several of the countries participating in the Olympics had fashion statements. Here are my thoughts on a few of the countries that had interesting opening ceremony outfits:

Overall, the best outfits were from the host country’s “walkers.” I’m talking about people who held a double-glass sign for the country as they walked through the stadium. Each of the walkers had amazing snowflake head-piece that was two feet tall, fancy white boots, and two clear floating signs for each country. Winner! Other standouts:

Britain: Dark blue puffy jackets. Nothing interesting.
Ireland: Great use of dark green; not shamrock green, but nice use of green
Canada: Best use of MITTENS! Beautiful red and white mittens!
France: What happened? Military uniforms?
Germany: Most colorful jackets, pants and great look with the flag.
Mexico: Your tuxedo jackets look great! My dad says you look like bull fighters!
USA: Hip and colorful, unique, looks great from both the back and the front.

Olympic Rings