Aah, coffee. How I love the smell of you. I know there are people who scatter satchels of potpourri around their houses. I would love satchels of coffee beans so I can be surrounded by coffee aroma at all times. One of my last waking thoughts at night is often of excitement over the next morning’s freshly brewed cup of coffee. Seriously, I am jealous as all hell at those who could be happy with … [Read more...] about An Ode to Coffee (I Love You Despite Your Flaws)
Ok, you know you want to eat healthy. You would just prefer to be able to do so without actually having to cook. With all the nonsense that fills your week, who has the time? It is takeout or frozen dinners because you don’t have the energy for anything more. Think you are doomed to clot your arteries? Well, while it is preferable to have healthy and fresh home-cooked meals, there is a way to … [Read more...] about A Healthier Way to Live in an “On The Go”, Takeout World
Is anyone else feeling the heat out there? Summer is in full swing, and as much as I enjoy getting to wear shorts, sundresses and sandals, it is getting mighty toasty inside. In my fantasies, my apartment is regulated by central air at a perfect 70 degrees. In reality, my 2nd floor apartment is just a few degrees cooler than hell by about 4pm everyday, and stays that temperature well into the … [Read more...] about The Best Ways to Eat Your Way to a Chill Summer
The phrases “living healthy” or “healthy choices” often are associated with deprivation or denial. We know that we should make choices in our lives that strengthen our bodies, improve our health and increase our potential for longevity. Unfortunately, we often think of living healthy as giving up all the “fun stuff” to do things that are “good for us”. Blah! Yes, any healthy lifestyle includes … [Read more...] about Healthy Habits that you Will Actually Look Forward to
So, I watched a marathon of Girls season three this weekend. Previously I saw a bit of season two, but this was my first real encounter with this much-discussed show. It was also my first encounter with the most talked about topic of the show: Lena Dunham’s liberal exposure of her naked, very normal, “non-Hollywood” physique. I put the terms Lena Dunham’s nudity in quotation marks on Google and … [Read more...] about The Lesson that Lena Dunham’s Naked Body Taught to Me.