Category: Random Thoughts

  • Be mine.

    J and I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. Actually, we often forget it’s our anniversary until the day before. I think when you’ve been married as long as we have (87 years), every day runs into the next, full of love and hard times and laughter and fighting over who left the used dryer sheet on […]

  • Today’s thought: Very few people have the humility to start as amateurs. They procrastinate doing the work they want in the name of perfectionism. You know these people. The ones who have been saying for years that they’re going to do something but never do. Yet inwardly, they’re terrified of what other people will think […]

  • Happy New Year.

    This is the time of year that everyone posts their “Top Whatever List of Things that Blah Blah in 2015.” Top ten posts. Top ten books. Top ten recipes. And it’s also the time that everyone posts their “New Year, New Me” posts. Resolutions and hopes and ideas of change. It’s hard for me to […]

  • On the Food Trail: Cake Salé

    Long time no see! Okay, onward. I thought I’d give you a glimpse of my crazy food brain. I was relaying some of this to Justin, and he was interested to see the path of my food thoughts. I’ve gone through this with Caramel Slice and Numasan. Today’s case in point: Cake Salé. WARNING: This […]

  • Crapton of veggies.

    So I really like this post on Zen Habits about a simple health plan. There are two guidelines: Eat a crapton of vegetables. Do something active and fun every day. It’s really that simple, isn’t it? If you eat tons of veggies before you eat anything else, you’re pretty much guaranteed to crowd out all […]