It’s almost 2018. Per data from Google searches and Twitter trends, hundreds of thousands of people are committing to change something about themselves. Of course there’s the usual health-oriented ones like Exercise more, Eat healthy, Lose weight, Drink less, Quit smoking. And the practical Save more/ Spend less. I’m […]
Around Thanksgiving when all the Christmas stuff started showing up, I was perusing a display of fancy gift baskets at our local market. As everyone probably already knows, the baskets themselves tend to be pretty flimsy, and the total worth of the things in the basket is always […]
Anyone who’s been to our house knows we have a high tolerance for filth. The bathrooms smell like the urinals at a sports arena, and not uncommonly there’s poop and/or vomit somewhere where it’s not supposed to be. On a good day we only have spectacular tempera paint […]
I know very well that a whole-foods plant-based diet is the ideal everyday-for-life diet. Hubby and I cook and enjoy a vegetarian meal about three or four nights a week, sometimes more. Heck, we get excited about things like brussel sprouts and broccoli rabbe. But our kids’ diet […]
Rather than reflect on one of the unfortunately abundant apocalyptic current events, I’m going to describe a small, simple moment of peace. My family was driving home from a rare dinner out. The workweek had been hectic. Whose workweek isn’t, right? We were stopped at a stop light, […]
Just shared an embarrassing story from this past weekend over at Mothers in Medicine. Type A healthcare professionals, this may apply to you!
It’s a gorgeous summer Saturday night. The kids are asleep early. Hubby is away with the team, the team is playing, and the game is on. I fully intended to plop down on the couch, tune in to the live radio broadcast with the TV on mute (as […]