Early Saturday Mornings

Weird week. In fact, I don’t even remember it all. What happened Monday? Tuesday? I dunno. Seriously, there is so much news happening so fast that I can’t remember it all, not to mention the banal things I’ve done. I cooked a lot, I know that. Five dinners since...

Stupid Toothpick

We got home from the Powder House on Saturday. Like I wrote in my blog, it was a quiet holiday. I told Al when we left that I felt like all I did was drink and cook, which isn’t a bad thing, necessarily, but not conducive to productivity. I did manage to pull it out...

The Mood/Food Connection

I’ve often wondered about the mind body connection. It’s  well documented that chronic stress can have a negative effect on your body. But can your body, or more specifically, what you put in your body, have the same effect on your mind and mental health? For years...

Fighting for Peace of Mind

As I swing into my mental health and your average writer month, I want to make a couple of disclaimers: I am not writing as a mental health professional. I’ll be writing on strategies to protect and promote your own mental health, not to regain it once it’s out of...