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What we could and could not do as kids...
Friday, January 21, 2011      6 comments

Canned vegetables, always canned. I didn’t even know there was such a thing as fresh vegetables back then. Desserts were often called “Wait and See Pudding”. This meant our mother wouldn’t tell us what our dessert would be but, instead, we had t... Read more
Random scenes and thoughts from this week...
Saturday, January 08, 2011      8 comments

I have gone overboard with diminishing my hours of sleep. I have been doing, doing, doing.....at night before and past my bedtime. I can’t stop myself and don’t want to, eith... Read more
Moving towards Veganism and a Sugar-Free Life
Sunday, December 26, 2010      6 comments

I have just finished reading the book “Eating Animals” by Jonathan Saffron-Foer. It has turned my head completely around in terms of what I want to eat and how my food cho... Read more
Remembering Chet
Sunday, December 26, 2010      10 comments

Chet, 6-8 weeks old I am missing Chet like crazy. He was such a dear pet and friend and he had such a will to live despite being very sick. He first became sick after... Read more
Imminent Rain
Saturday, November 13, 2010      7 comments

One morning, when I was about 15 or 16 years old, I came down for breakfast and said “hi” to my father. He was at the table reading a newspaper while drinking his coffee. He... Read more
Choice = the mental process of judging the merits of multiple options and selecting one of them.
Saturday, October 23, 2010      6 comments

I am committing myself to a new goal. I’m going to figure out a way to have a second income that can possibly become a full-time job. I’d like this work to be internet bas... Read more
What the Voices in My Head are Saying
Saturday, October 02, 2010      7 comments

1. How well do we know ourselves? 2. A therapist once told me I should treat myself as well as I treat my pet rats. 3. I feel like I’m living a life of “shoulds” right now. I’m doing things I “should” do more than I’m doing things I want to... Read more
Scavenger Hunt Challenge - Week 4
Saturday, August 28, 2010      2 comments

This week's The Daily Sparker challenge is all about what motivates or inspires you to keep going. An old picture of yourself? An upcoming event? Your children? A certain pair of jeans? A person you admire? A weight loss chart? Anything! M... Read more
What's been happening this week
Saturday, August 28, 2010      4 comments

Chet and Evan shopping with me in Petco for our cats, Simone and Guy. My dear rat Chet has a very poor prognosis. I’ve learned that he probably had a pre-existing under... Read more
Scavenger Hunt Challenge - Week 3
Saturday, August 21, 2010      6 comments

This week's challenge from "The Daily Sparker" team: Post a picture of your favorite healthy snack or meal, a favorite restaurant or grocery store, some yummies picked from your garden or scored from your farmers market. Anything healthy fo... Read more
Caring for Chet
Saturday, August 21, 2010      8 comments

I have been missing responding to everyone’s blogs and writing my own blog entries. I’ve been running around like crazy. The main reason I’ve been so busy is that, as I wro... Read more
Scavenger Hunt Challenge - Week 2
Saturday, August 14, 2010      6 comments

Here's my homework for another great assignment from my wonderful team, The Daily Sparker: My very favorite thing to do is bicycling: My significant other introd... Read more
Into Body Out of Mind
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      8 comments

I feel as if I’m a helium balloon whose string has been released and I’m floating around in space. There’s a glass bubble around me that keeps everything out and all of me in. This is an out of body experience. I went to the counselor (... Read more
The State of Me This Week – Rocking Myself in the Cradle of Lovingkindness
Friday, August 06, 2010      5 comments

I had two days of binging at the beginning of this week. I was feeling hopeless and depressed and kind of closed my eyes to what I was eating and doing. I am feeling like the world is going to fast all around me and I just want to S-L-O-W down. ... Read more
Scavenger Hunt Challenge - Week 1
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      10 comments

This is a blog assignment for one of my favorite Spark Teams, "The Daily Sparker". PHOTOS OF WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY ~ My beloved life partner: My beloved rats: ... Read more

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