Monthly Archives: September 2015

Marathon Training #Fail

I am not going to PR my next marathon. There. I said it. Since I started running five years ago, each race I worked to be faster than the last time. Push push push. I worked hard for my PRs, … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 16, featuring broccoli stem slaw

Jeff and I had a cramped schedule last week, so we had time to prepare only one recipe from our portion of the CSA share we split with reporter Brandie from Goldfinch Farm. Here’s our half of the bounty that … Continue reading

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No Sweat yoga tonight canceled

Bad news everyone, it has started to rain here and by the looks of the radar it will only get worse. We’re going to have to cancel yoga tonight, but we hope that you all will join us next season! … Continue reading

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Local group wants foie gras off menus;
hopes to educate public

Adrienne Williams remembers the exact day she decided to try a vegan diet. She was at a wedding last year, speaking to another guest who happened to be vegan. At this time, Williams wasn’t vegan. After having a long conversation … Continue reading

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Snack smart: Know when and what to enjoy as a treat

This story is not meant to take away your love of snacks, we are the snack capital of the world, after all.
But if you’re going to have a treat, at least make sure you know what you’re eating and as always, snack in moderation. Dieticians still don’t recommend eating junk food, sorry to break it to you.

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Lacing Tricks

If you’ve ever had problems with your heels slipping in your sneakers, or need to relieve some pressure on the top of your foot, Greg Baum, owner of Flying Feet, has you covered. You can fix both these problems just … Continue reading

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Live Your Adventure! Embrace Aging

“Old Age” jokes are pretty popular during birthday parties.  I’m sure that you have heard, or muttered, at least one of these: “You know that you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake!” “Old age isn’t … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to the Brillhart Station Port-a-Potty

There is nothing quite so terrifying as having to go to the bathroom when you’re on a long run in the middle of nowhere. I don’t mean middle of nowhere like on a secluded, well-covered trail where one could pop … Continue reading

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Hemp filled, coconut flavored, gluten free fun

I don’t predict gullible ever being a word used to describe me. My thoughtful disbelief even helped me snag my husband, a guy who was actually impressed I was smart enough to call him out on a tall tale he was feeding girls about his college major! So heading to a conference which included the chance to review 1,000 natural food and supplement products is a lot like sending a seasoned mechanic to a car dealer. I’m a little skeptical with lots of practical training to back it up.

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CSA Summer: Week 15, featuring German potato salad, pickled beans

Last Monday, Jeff and I worked our second (and last) shift at Goldfinch Farm as part of our working, full share. We harvested basil, hot peppers, beans (green, wax, purple and dragon tongue) and tomatoes, weeded the bean patch and … Continue reading

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