Archive for January, 2010

Photo of the Day: Daddy and Me

| January 14, 2010 | 1 Comment
Photo of the Day:  Daddy and Me




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Mean People Suck: Salmon and Brown Rice Eggrolls

| January 14, 2010 | 8 Comments
Mean People Suck:  Salmon and Brown Rice Eggrolls




Some people are rude. The other day, I was hunched over in a very narrow aisle at my local grocery store searching for a jar of relish when a female of the human race muttered (loudly), “Do you mind?  You are taking up the entire aisle.  I can hardly get around you.” A simple ‘excuse […]

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Photo of the Day: Shadow Dancing

| January 10, 2010 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Shadow Dancing




Dancing in the sunshine.

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What is your Ikigai?

| January 10, 2010 | 5 Comments
What is your Ikigai?




As many of us try around this time of year to make resolutions to eat better, swear less, save more, stress less, and exercise more, many of us are also probably going to break these resolutions a couple weeks from now. Certainly, by the time the Cherry Blossoms come out in Washington, DC, the majority […]

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Photo of the Day: Po’ Chip!

| January 7, 2010 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Po’ Chip!




Utz Honey BBQ…YUM!

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Yakking it Up on the Rooftop of the World

| January 7, 2010 | 3 Comments
Yakking it Up on the Rooftop of the World




When I had the opportunity to go to Tibet, I jumped at it. In recent years, there have been a lot of romanticization about Tibet. It’s been trendy to put prayer flags on front porches, talk about the Dalai Lama, and fantasize that it is a country of yogis and vegan Buddhists. Lhasa is an […]

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Photo of the Day: Granny Smith Apple Tart

| January 6, 2010 | 3 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Granny Smith Apple Tart




Apple Tart.  For a friend’s baby shower.

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Happy Folic Acid Awareness Week!!!!!!

| January 6, 2010 | 7 Comments
Happy Folic Acid Awareness Week!!!!!!




Happy Folic Acid Awareness Week!!!!!! I had no idea that it was Folic Acid Awareness week (January 4-10), until a random search via Google took me straight to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website! This post piggy backs on Belinda’s fantastic reminder about the significant and critical relationship between our (humans) health and the […]

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Photo of the Day: Cricket Crumbs

| January 4, 2010 | 1 Comment
Photo of the Day: Cricket Crumbs




An all-gone pastry and one of my favorite natural sodas, Cricket Cola, with green tea and cane sugar.

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When Half the Sky Goes Hungry

| January 4, 2010 | 9 Comments
When Half the Sky Goes Hungry




Source: eCrater “I’m Popeye the Sailor Man I live in a frying pan I turn on the gas And burn off my…” Oh wait, sorry, that was the naughty playground version. Most of us remember Popeye and his loyal use of spinach in lieu of modern day protein shakes to pump up his famous forearms […]

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