Tapas Importance to Health

One story is that tapas began as a cover (such as a slice of cheese or ham) to keep the fruit flies out of your drink but since their invention, they have evolved to small plates of various [...]

100 or Bust

When my son was little he believed that everyone lived to 100, had a glorious birthday party with lots of friends and family then they died peacefully in their sleep. In my son’s young mind he [...]

Always Wound Up With No Unwinding

I have a slightly type “A” personality where even when I do get some downtime I feel I need to fill it with something. I find this behavior harmful to my vitality. I find that I gain [...]

Pumpkins, Potatoes and Squash Oh My!

As I walk around my neighborhood I can see nature getting ready for autumn with the plums starting to soften and the apples starting to get a rosy color. Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. The [...]

A Little Dirt Won’t Hurt

Men and dirt or at least my man and dirt are in constant contact. From a gut microbiome prospect, a little dirt doesn’t hurt because that’s where some of the microbes that help us digest our food [...]

Baby Steps to Greater Vitality

It has been a few years now since I started my wellness journey and each year just gets better but it wasn’t always that way. When I first decided to embark on my wellness journey I tried to make [...]

The Best Day Ever!

The other day my husband and I were taking our evening walk. It is about a mile loop where we walk through the neighborhood down to the walking/bike path, up through a green space and back [...]