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Bunnies and more bunnies
Sunday, April 18, 2021      9 comments

My new pup, Bri, is nervous about going in the car. She's a rescue so I'm sure there is a story behind her fear that she can't tell me. My job is to let her know that now the car is something that takes you to fun places. Last night, we got in t... Read more
Made Chili Verde in my Power XL Grill/Air Fryer Combo
Saturday, April 17, 2021      5 comments

I just got this appliance and am loving figuring out how to cook everything in it. Here's a great recipe for it. Makes a LOT, so be ready to freeze some. You can use for enchiladas in green sauce, as a dip with tortilla chips, etc. It is mild. I... Read more
What a Big Week!
Saturday, April 10, 2021      10 comments

I need a double weekend to recover from this week. It was all good, but it was a LOT! On Tuesday, we birthed a new initiative at work that I've been working on for about 6 months. It's called Lending Circles, and it allows people to build t... Read more
Life back to normal
Saturday, March 06, 2021      11 comments

This week, without even thinking twice, I ran errands. I used to hate errands, but after a year of Instacart not bringing me the things I needed, I'm happy to be running errands again! I went to Walgreen's and got batteries for my scale. I ... Read more
First Trip to the Grocery Store
Saturday, February 27, 2021      10 comments

I got my second vaccination a week ago. Initially, I was going to wait until 2 weeks after the shot to consider myself safe to go out into the community. Then I read how effective the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine is, and decided that I could... Read more
Sad Week
Saturday, January 16, 2021      14 comments

I have been depressed for months now because my dog has been getting old, tired, and lately, sick. He hasn't been up to walking, and I used that as an excuse not to get in my walks. Then my Garmin watch went rogue on me, insisting it was a date ... Read more
(It's a cold and it's a broken) Hallelujah
Saturday, January 02, 2021      11 comments

Every year, I choose a word for the year. This has typically been a fun exercise and it helped me stay focused through the year. 2020 was, well, an exception. I gave up on my word by March. I don't even remember now what it was. One thing h... Read more
Spicy Lentil Dal
Monday, May 04, 2020      8 comments

I hope you like this. It's easy to make, high in protein, and delicious. Spicy Lentil Dal Serves 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1 T. sesame oil or, alternatively, olive oil 1 cup finely chop... Read more
Be Grateful!
Friday, April 03, 2020      9 comments

If you are home with a partner who doesn't beat you, be grateful. Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. In 60% to 80% of intimate partner homicides, no matter which partner was killed, the man physically abused the woman befo... Read more
Be Afraid, but Do Not Panic - Advice from a Doctor and a Cancer Survivor
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      12 comments

I wanted to share this all with you. What we are going through is really stressful. What you're feeling is valid, and I don't want to minimize that. I do, however, want to tell you that stress needs to be controlled in whatever way you can. ... Read more
Gratitude 2/1/2020
Saturday, February 01, 2020      7 comments

Today I am grateful for: The amazing work that food banks do for my clients. Biz Coach Steve Therosia My boss Karen... Read more
Gratitude 1/24/20
Saturday, January 25, 2020      10 comments

I am grateful for people who are open to change. They teach me so much. It's an honor to coach them. I am grateful for Emi. I am grateful for Cindy. I am grateful for an artist whose whimsical creations made my heart swell with jo... Read more
Finally in the Pool!
Sunday, June 02, 2019      9 comments

We've had a really odd spring in Arizona - abnormally cool. It's been really nice. It cuts down the number of months of "summer" we'll have this year. Up to last weekend, though, my pool was still at 60 degrees. Normally first of April it's in t... Read more
Bed Time Stories
Sunday, April 14, 2019      12 comments

I've been listening to the ads for Calm, a paid meditation app. They talk about bed time stories on the app, and I got a little wistful that my free app, Insight Timer, doesn't have that. Well, that night, I was looking to pick a bedtime meditat... Read more
The Ever Elusive Sleep
Saturday, March 09, 2019      10 comments

I had really gotten the sleep issues under control nicely. And then I got this cold. What with coughing, sneezing, and the inability to breathe, I am once again tossing and turning. Two things have helped me. First, I got over my pride and ... Read more

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