“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin. It’s one of my favorite and most practiced quotes, and I credit Ben Franklin for helping cultivate a sense of discipline which has taken me far. There are days when I feel the pull of … [Read more...]
Archive of blog articles on the topic of freedom and adventure.
Women are still trapped under a hyper-critical microscope. Our year-long election slug fest has taught us that, internet trolls demonstrate it daily, and the mail I get from readers sorrowfully reminds me that there is still work to be done. It's an inside-job, ladies. Surgery, … [Read more...]
Something to consider before that voice in your head wins the debate and convinces you that there is indeed solace to be found in a good old-fashioned round of trance-eating... The Pillsbury Dough Boy never visited my kitchen Never meandered onto the counter top to smile, … [Read more...]
Food. It might not mean to you when it meant to me for 40 years. Just a bite? A neatly contained meal? Not for me. It was my sedative, which kept me from raging, and perhaps committing a homicide or two. Food was my lover, a ready conduit of passion … [Read more...]
It amazes a food-lover like myself that there are some people out there who simply are indifferent about the first meal of the day. In some cases, they’re rushed by a jam-packed schedule that includes getting kids ready for school followed by a dash to the office, gym, volunteer … [Read more...]