February 19, 2019
After nearly 17 years in Los Angeles, I’ve decided to move to the Detroit area. I haven’t set a timeline in stone yet, but I’ll probably start driving cross-country with JJ towards the end of March.
I’ve been thinking about moving for a long time now – at least six months. The gears started turning in my head when I realized that Read the rest of this entry »
February 15, 2019
I’ve been using (and eating!) riced vegetables a lot lately. They’re just so easy and convenient. They cook quickly, can be added to so many dishes, and best of all, good for you! (For more riced vegetable ideas, click here, here, and here.) So, here’s another recipe involving riced vegetables. This time, I used riced broccoli as the basis for a delicious salad.
That’s a 15-ounce bag of riced broccoli from Read the rest of this entry »
February 10, 2019
Hello again! I’ve been busy and haven’t updated this blog in nearly two weeks. Wow. Nothing to worry about – I’m taking good care of myself. But there is a lot of change coming, and I’m very excited. I’ll share everything in due time, but for now, I’ve registered for a few races I wanted to tell you about, including the longest, hardest, most challenging test of endurance I’ve ever signed up for: A SIX-HOUR STAIR RACE!
I get goosebumps just thinking about it: Read the rest of this entry »
January 28, 2019
You know how you sometimes find things buried deep in your cupboard or pantry, and you don’t remember when you bought them, or why? I had one of those moments the other night, when I was looking for something else and stumbled across a can of… turnip greens.
I have no memories of buying this. Don’t know where it came from, how much I paid, or what I was going to do with it. Read the rest of this entry »
January 27, 2019
I took JJ on a great hike to Switzer Falls.
And here’s the little YouTube video of JJ splashing around in the pool, fetching sticks! Spoiler alert: It’s adorable. Read the rest of this entry »
January 21, 2019
I was in San Diego over the weekend, and met up with my friend Z at one of his favorite stair training venues… and it was awesome!
We met at San Diego Mesa College, a community college that’s literally on a geographical mesa. The campus is Read the rest of this entry »
January 17, 2019
Sprouts, my favorite supermarket, had huge, 21-ounce jars of green olives on sale for $2.99. Sold!
(JJ thinks he likes olives, and I don’t know whether he does or doesn’t. He doesn’t get people food.)
I love olives, but I want to use them in new ways, apart from eating them straight from the jar (even though that’s a perfectly suitable option). Read the rest of this entry »