Eat, drink, give

Day 137 of #LiveWell2017 Have a pint, change the world! Last night I had the opportunity to volunteer at the Oregon Public House in support of The Children's Book Bank. It was my first visit to the Oregon Public House (OPH), and now that I understand their story and have seen how they work, I … Continue reading Eat, drink, give

A little patience

Day 128 of #LiveWell2017 "Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in … Continue reading A little patience

Which road will you take?

Day 126 of #LiveWell2017 The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as … Continue reading Which road will you take?

Joy matters

Day 125 of #LiveWell2017 Happy Cinco de Mayo! We're running in the Cinco de Mayo 5K on Sunday, and today we picked up our race packets with bibs, T-shirts, and this really cool backpack pictured above. The run helps to raise money for the Children's Cancer Association, and their slogan is "We Prescribe Joy." Their goal … Continue reading Joy matters

Be content

Day 114 of #LiveWell2017 Ever since I studied ecology back in college, I've understood that everything in our natural world is connected (one of Barry Commoner's four principles of ecology). What impacts one thing, impacts everything. We are certainly seeing the results of this as the impacts of climate change becomes more obvious and pronounced. I'm beginning to … Continue reading Be content

Let’s be generous #CreateGoodness

Day 100 of #liveWell2017 Today marks the 100th day of 2017 and my 100th post about living well this year. So, I'm going to kick off a series of posts about generosity. Back in February, I wrote briefly about giving with your heart. While many very wealthy people are generous with their fortunes - think Bill Gates, … Continue reading Let’s be generous #CreateGoodness