I love beets. I love oranges. I really love Feta. This salad seemed to be an obvious choice! In my version, I roasted the beets with rosemary, sea salt, pepper, and olive oil. I also added a tiny bit of Shallots to the dressing, and used Pino Grigio vinegar. Recipe: Beet Orange and Feta salad... Continue Reading →
On Focus and Simplicity, and Moving Forward
I recently finished reading the book "Focus" by Leo Babauta - probably one of the best books I have read on productivity in a long while. Minus any magic ideas or approaches - he describes simple approaches to productivity, and accomplishing great things.I have many things I want to accomplish over the next few months and... Continue Reading →
Eat to Live
Several people have asked me about the "Eat to Live" program that I have been following for the past 2 weeks. In my ongoing journey to improve my health, energy, and overall well-being I have made a committment to this lifestyle. It's really important to start by reading the book, and the overall program is... Continue Reading →
Can’t sleep? Don’t try Lunesta.
It will swell your tongue, make you do things in the middle of the night that you will never remember, and make you commit suicide. But you can still get a free 7-day trial online. I don't watch much television - and have not watched prime-time in a while. I turned it on tonight and... Continue Reading →
Urban Outfitters: What are you thinking?
I recently received an urban outfitters catalog in the mail. In the 80's, I was a huge fan of UO so I was excited to see what they had to offer (I LOVE the 80's). After looking through the catalog - and then visiting their online store, I find myself pissed-off on several different levels.... Continue Reading →
Brief escape to Shenandoah National Park
This past Sunday, my daughter and I escaped to one of the most beautiful places on earth. We talked, walked, picnic'd on million-year-old rocks, sang songs, and layed in the grass under the cool sky.
It's no secret that I am on a journey of self discovery - more recently getting more conscious about myself, my choices, and my life. The truth is, it's a double-edged sword. One of the the areas in which I have gained some clarity is around what I want for my life. I can honestly... Continue Reading →
not annoyed anymore
I woke up at 4:15 am, and took a brisk walk/jog (wog) with my doggy. The moon was out and the morning was fresh. All is good.
I joined weight watchers 2 weeks ago and I have gained 4lbs. What gives?
10 guidelines for living my best life
As I continue the journey to live my best life - I decided that it is really important to get clear on what this means to me. After reviewing this list several times, I am feeling pretty good about it - for now. Living my best life - what it means to me: Living well... Continue Reading →