NOTE: I wrote this in early January but delayed its release to avoid my opinion causing issues for my boss with prospective landlords. I manage a specialty retail store that is privately owned where I have worked for over 10 … Continue reading Commercial Landlords: No Skin in the Game
We humans, most of us, cling to certainty. We want answers, and we don’t like not having them; it’s downright uncomfortable to live for any length of time in a state of uncertainty. We will make up stories to explain … Continue reading A Hunger for Change
On this rainy Labor Day morning, sitting in a local coffee shop drinking tea (rebel), my mind is wandering in a million directions. I’m pondering the possibilities of my future, near and distant. I know I’m on the cusp of some … Continue reading Dreams: It’s never too late
People, people, people! What is a recipe? Is it a formula that guarantees success? I think not. Some of you need to adjust your expectations of recipes. A recipe is to cooking what training wheels are to bicycles: it’s a … Continue reading Recipes Do Not A Good Cook Make
10 tips to help you select cooking oils that are healthy and pure. Continue reading Culinary Oils: 10 Things You Should Know
Locavore noun lo·ca·vore \ˈlō-kə-ˌvȯr\ : one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible Are you a locavore? Do you support local agriculture and aquaculture? Or are you … Continue reading Locavore or Poser: Which are you?
I am always struck by the sentiment that forgiveness is the key to inner peace. I have turned this concept inside out, upside down, and examined it from every angle. I have listened to others describe how they have forgiven … Continue reading Forgiveness: A Power Trip