Repacking My Bag

A friend of mine recommended that I read the book Repacking Your Bags by Richard Leider and I’m glad I took his advice. While reading the book I instantly knew I would be doing a blog post about it. The book is about simplifying your life and uses a backpack as the metaphor that if … Continue reading Repacking My Bag

Sweet Potatoes and Tofu

Tonight for dinner we ate sweet potatoes and tofu over rice. This is not a normal meal in our house because there is almost always meat at the center of every dish. I recently finished reading The Blue Zones, second addition, by Dan Buettner and I have to say it has me thinking. I thought … Continue reading Sweet Potatoes and Tofu

Free Solo (Warning Spoiler Alert)

Free Solo, about the free climber Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan in Yosemite, just won an Oscar tonight for best documentary. I’m not overly into the Academy Awards because I usually haven’t seen the movies but this one, I didn’t want to be out of the loop on. I have been interested in what Honnold … Continue reading Free Solo (Warning Spoiler Alert)

2019 Word of the Year: Present

2019 is here and I’m going to have a new word to focus on this year. I’m not abandoning my word for 2018, which was patience, because even with a whole year of practice patience is still a weak spot for me but I am going to adopt a new one. This year the word … Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year: Present