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…

Waiting for Wisdom

"With age comes wisdom..." Not sure who said it, but since I'll be 50 next year, I kinda like this quote (or at least the first four words). I simply cannot wait to be wise. Now don't get me wrong, I have figured out a few things along the way: marriage, child rearing, teaching, nutrition. (Not saying I'm…

One for the Books

A friend of mine recently requested a "good first book" for someone thinking about becoming vegetarian/vegan. Well, that got me more than a little bit excited. I couldn't wait to get home and start browsing through my collection. (And for those of you who have no desire to cross over to the dark (vegan) side, no…

Well, I Made It

...but barely. School started this past Monday. And sure enough, even though students would not arrive until this coming Tuesday, I went to bed Sunday night with that "Sunday night" feeling. I think all professions experience it. ...pretty sure it's not just a special feeling reserved for those in the educational world. But it certainly is…

Same Book, Different Rant (Or Michael Pollan’s Food Rules Take 2)

There was a lot of windshield time between Lake Placid and Neenah. LOTS of windshield time. At times, during moments of silence (80's music on Sirius not included), I'd glance over at my husband and ask him what he was thinking about.  The things he was thinking about were most definitely not the things I was thinking about. Not…