Facedown vs Planking

Me planking (or so I thought) as a joke to Mr. Bricks ;D

So what is up with the “Planking” rage all of the sudden? What I can not seem to wrap my noggin around is why on earth people are all of the sudden so excited to lay down – on things?  I was working out one afternoon and I get a text from Mr. Bricks….   “Ava, have you heard about planking?”  I’m thinking… hmmm planking, what the heck is he talking about now…   Mr. Bricks have you been drinking?  I text him back “I’m working out, I’ll be done in another hour or so, ttyl” He proceeds to continue to text me like something ~ really important is going on…

So I decided the following weekend to take a photo as a joke of me “Planking” (or so I thought I was planking) in front of my dream car the Bubble Bee Camaro.  So come to find out, I was actually not planking at all, I was “Facedown”.  How did I learn this you may be asking yourself?  Well wouldn’t you know it, old man Bricks has found the clarification to inform me that I was not planking and I was in fact facedown.  He even sent me the link to the video to prove it….

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2011/06/15/dnt.facedown.craze.king?eref=igoogledmn_mpvideo

So here I am about a month or so later sitting here asking myself, why on earth does my manager Mr. Bricks know so much about “planking” & “facedown”, yet I still do not have a record deal?I think I am going to tell Mr. Bricks that I think planking is really cool and that I would love to get a picture of him planking in between my two tour buses when they are parked side by side loading up for my US Tour.  Yeah, that’s a good idea. ;D

All joking aside here because we all know I’m all about laughing and having a fun time, but really I do not condone ~ anything ~ that can possibly cause harm to yourself or others.  Life is precious, I do not feel it wise to risk life and limb just to get a “funny” or outrageous photo.  I heard on the news a few weeks ago that someone was even killed falling off of a balcony trying to get a photo of themselves “planking”.  So of course have fun, take risks, live your life to the fullest – but do not do anything just for the “shock” value of it.  In this humble Greek Girl’s opinion, it is simply not worth it.  (in full disclosure, my “planking/facedown” photo was taken in a parking lot away from any space any car could drive on) 😀 Be smart blog friends!

Have a beautiful blessed day!

Ava 😀 xox

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About Ava Aston's Muckery

Hello! Thanks for stopping by. My name is Ava Aston and I am a recording artist and actress. I'm just an ordinary girl who acts, sings, writes songs and now writes this blog. I hope you enjoy my blogging enough to want to subscribe. Blessings, Ava If you want to learn even more about me, check out my website at www.avaaston.com
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2 Responses to Facedown vs Planking

  1. frizztext says:

    be careful during planking 🙂
    you are planking where a motorbike could drive through …

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