Did you know that in colder parts of the world, winter can leave a deep cover of snow on the ground and ice on rivers?
When the weather warms up and the ice in rivers begins to melt, it breaks into pieces that float down the river. At the ... Read more
I grew up in a large family. As second on six, I was keenly aware of the fact that there were not seconds for slow eaters. My mom has always been a pretty good cook, and I love to eat! Can you see the problem?
Hiking, biking, snow shoeing, canoeing and kayacking with John has helped to bring quietness to my soul in a measure that I have never experienced before. I feel most at peace when in my own back yard-Fox Forest State Park-as we ... Read more
The biggest change to my diet has come in my comsumption of veggies. I start every morning with a green smoothie that has kale, carrots, spinach, peppers, and maybe a kiwi, banana or orange. I top off my breakfast with a bowl of steel-cut oatm... Read more
Since joining Spark People a year ago, I've worked to cut out sugar from my diet. Here are a three of my life changes:
1. I make my own salad dressings-healthier oils and no sugar.
2. I buy fresh peanut butter-no sugar.
3. I drink selt... Read more
Saturday’s climb was unique, and we almost did not summit. One member of our group was getting too cold part way up. It is never worth having someone become hypothermic just to summit Monadnock.