Spring Beak 2017-A Daily Journal

24 hours ago I was shivering in drizzly, 35 degree Wisconsin. And today? Well, today I'm a whole lot warmer. Today I am basking in the sun. Reed picked me up at the airport in St. Petersburg late last night. He and Quinn (the puppy) left Thursday morning with the camper. (I had to do the…

Bring Back the Lentils

Remember January of 2015? You know, when I declared January the month of the lentil, and then went crazy posting lentil recipes? Well, guess what? I've got another recipe for you. This recipe is life changing. (Well, okay, maybe not life changing.) And it comes with a story. A funny story. What a bonus! I've been…

The Search Begins

It's been over 4 years now. Over 4 years since the consequences caught up to me, forcing me to reevaluate my life. Over 4 years since realizing I needed to break free of the accompanying mentality. I was unhealthy physically and mentally. It was a pretty miserable existence and I felt trapped.  (My story as featured…

End of Summer Salad

It's been fun. But I guess all good things must come to an end. I need to come to terms with the fact...it's over. So... goodbye lemon goji berry tea in a real mug. Goodbye morning workouts when the sun is above the horizon. Goodbye leisurely walks with my favorite squirrel chasing canine. Goodbye reading a…

My Latest Addiction

  I hate to admit it, but I've made these three times over the course of a couple of weeks. I could say I was trying to perfect the recipe, but truth be told, the recipe was darn near perfect from the get go. I've been eating one (okay, some days two) a day simply because they…