Happy Independence Day!

Happy Fourth of July To All Of You!

 

 

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Happy Memorial Day

Memorial Day Monday

So I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day Today!

I know for some it doesn’t have much meaning behind it but for me, it is a blessing to be in a country where I have freedoms that other countries may not have them, and it is a blessing that I have people who fight for me in wars that I know, I could not take on myself. I suppose Memorial Day has different meanings to different people and some may not even recognize it, but I want to say a special thank you to all the vets for your service and continued service for our country. 

 

Shay-lon 

22 Push Up Challenge|Veteran Suicide Awareness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DecCTopWsn4

I participated in the 22 push up challenge raising awareness for Veteran suicides. 

I want to thank all of you who have served our country with massive amounts of bravery. 

 

Happy Fourth Of July 2017

Fireworks, Independence Day, Celebration

Have a wonderful Independence Day Bloggers!

Collab: Living In America & Living In Kenya

Hello Bloggers, 

Today’s post is a bit different, I wanted to do something fun and also something new. I hooked up with another blogger (whom has done a guest post for me in previous months) and came to her asking if she would be interested in doing something like this, where we each ask each other 5-10 questions about each other’s country and/or state and have that person answer them. Hopefully all of you will enjoy this little activity I came up with. I am from Ohio and she resides in Kenya, and if any of you have questions for either one of us, feel free to leave a comment here or at her page https://lifesfinewhine.wordpress.com/

My Questions for her/ her answers:

  1. What is your favorite cuisine in Kenya?

     Probably Ugali and Sukuma! I can’t live without Ugali!

  1. Are there any animals going extinct in Kenya or becoming endangered, if so, which ones?

    The African Lion, Cheetah, Zebra, Black Rhinos and the African Elephant. We need to take much better care of our animals and it’s very sad to see how much the wildlife in this country has declined in just the last few years. For more information on this please check here: http://www.kenya-advisor.com/wildlife-in-kenya.html and please try to learn on the internet how you can adopt and help save the animals. 

  1. Special holidays your country celebrates?

We have something called Madaraka day on June 1st which celebrates the heroes who for fought for independence and is the day Kenya attained internal self rule in 1964.

  1. What do young teens and/or young adults have to do for fun in Kenya?

Well if you’re an extrovert there are plenty of clubs, bars and restaurants where you can hang out and have fun in the cities. If you prefer the nature there are lots of animal parks and orphanages, safaris, and other fun places to visit.

  1. What languages does the population of Kenya speak?

There are about 42 tribes in Kenya each of whom speak their own language and there are some tribes that speak more than one language so there are a lot of languages that are spoken in Kenya however most people speak Swahili and English.

  1. What religions are popular in Kenya?

The most popular religions are Christianity, Islam and Hinduism however there are other religions in Kenya too.

  1. Is finding employment hard in Kenya?

Depending on what you do for a living and your level of education finding a good job in Kenya can be either very easy or incredibly difficult. If you do something like accounting or medicine it is probably easier for you to get a job whereas if you do something in Arts like History or Literature there are not as many job opportunities.

  1. How old does someone have to be in order to smoke & drink alcohol?

Eighteen.

Her Questions for me/ I answered: 

  1. What’s your favorite American food? I like Italian dishes, and Mexican food. But if you mean “American”, I would say probably a hamburger! Like something about eating a hamburger with whatever toppings really makes me drool – I have tried so many different ones and they have been delicious.
  2. Many People Come to America seeking the “American Dream”, but do you think the “American dream” is real anymore?   I think the “American dream” depends on the person these days, I don’t necessarily believe in the American dream like most people did back when, but I do believe in being successful and happy in whatever you choose to do.
  3. What was the best place you have travelled to in America, and why? I liked both Colorado and Pittsburg, for different reasons. Colorado had a lot of outdoor activities that I enjoyed (hiking, camping, nature/wildlife, viewing sites, etc) and I was not used to all of that growing up, so it was a nice change and not to mention where I resided in Colorado at the time it was fairly more diverse than where I reside now – different walks of life. I like Pittsburg because I enjoyed the HUGE city, and being able to see some important monuments, festivals, restaurants. I liked the whole fast paced life that most seemed to live, and the jollies of visiting different parts of Pittsburg, definitely different than what I am used to.
  4. What is Ohio best known for (besides having an awesome fitness blogger living there)? Ohio is known for our state bird the Cardinal, our buckeye trees (and buckeyes taste so good), for our football team (The Ohio State Buckeyes), for the state flower – the carnation. The American Football Hall of Fame (Canton, OH), our amusement park – Cedar Point, Ohio has been home to at least 8 Presidents and some other famous well known people.
  5. What’s one place in America you really want to see?: I don’t know of any ONE place I want to see, I have so many I want to see. I need to do more traveling! I want to visit some of the warmer states and perhaps visit NY city as well, just to say I have. I wouldn’t mind hiking some of the more popular places in America. I would love to visit each state’s zoo, lol.

Shay-lon  Moss

Talking Politics on My Blog

election-2016

Not Going to Share my Inner Thoughts.

I just wanted to make a fun little announcement in case anyone wanted to ask, has some inner politic feelings they felt the need to share, etc. I will be the FIRST to tell you, that I have my own thoughts on the overall election and about each candidate and YES, I did vote which gives me a right to make such a blog post in the first place. My blog site is about “Fitness” & “Health”, not the “Hilary and Trump” show. I normally don’t mind going off the beaten path and sharing my views on my blog, hell most of you know my life story by now, but I have boundaries, these boundaries are set for situations like the election to avoid arguments, threats, slander, less subs, less followers, less readers, black mailing, etc. Some bloggers found this to be a great time to get more followers, to voice their opinions, which is fine, because some people are able to do that and take the risk and some have blogs about politics/government issues (which would make sense) & then some people don’t give a fuck and hope to weed out whatever group doesn’t agree with their thoughts. Regardless of your standpoint on the election, this is not the page to share your inner thoughts about it, because I will not be discussing who I voted for, why I voted for who I did, and having a bickering act on my blog page over bullshit that puts stress, anger and madness in my heart & mind. Personally, I commend those who are able to share who they voted for and why on their blog, because with as many people being asshats, it would seem very hard to do and not receive backlash – no matter who you voted for. 

 

So with all due respect, lets keep my blog page free of politician/election talk. I might talk about some government issues on my blog —- that pertain to myself and others but this will not be one of them. I appreciate everyone’s continued support on my blog and hope that this doesn’t offend anyone, but I want to avoid negative chit chatter over Trump-Hilary .. I read enough of it on Facebook, lol. Thank you.

 

Vote Shay for 2020! – jk