A Recent Encounter with Vanity: Or All's Well that End's Well

It was an important event.  I wanted to look thin in my outfit—well, at least thinner!  I’ve put some weight on recently in reaction to stress....more

10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was In My 30's

Lately I've been thinking about how wise I've become.If you haven't snort laughed yet, you should.  I would never have referred to myself as the wise type.But, now that I'm in my 50's (God, how old that sounds), I am a whole lot wiser than I was in my 30's and 40's....more
survivelivethrive  Yay!  I look at pictures of my son now and can NOT believe how fast he's ...more

A Winter Storm, Oh No!

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Dealing with the Bugaboo of Weight

JaneWhen I stepped on the scales at my annual physical, I realized that I have gained back a large portion of the weight I los...more
Jane, the whole weight watching never seems to end.  I don't know what to say; I am addicted to ...more

10 Reasons to Cook at Home

SadhviI wrote a post about Clara Cannucciari a few years ago.  She had these wonderful lit...more

In Awe of Sleep


What is Labor Day, Anyways?

SADHVI & BELLOWe had some friends over yesterday, and I had to find out if anyone knew what Labor Day was for?...more

Sadhvi Sez: Being in Love with Nature


The Passage of Time: Things I Cannot Fathom

I think my brain has about a 20-30 year lag time, since that seems to be how long it takes it to catch up with the reality of my life.  I’ve become especially aware of this lag lately.  It has been hitting me like a ton of bricks, when I am, for instance, standing in some line somewhere and hearing a song, in my head or on some loud s...more