Thank goodness for roads

Day 166 of #LiveWell2017 Apologies for not posting for the past few days, but we were on the road, for which I am very grateful. For most people who know me, roads will seem like an odd thing for me to be thankful for. I have often felt that roads lead to environmental destruction. Roads … Continue reading Thank goodness for roads

Gratitude for the oceans

Day 84 of #LiveWell2017 Since I was little, the ocean has been the source of both terror and inspiration for me. Once, while trying to figure how to stay upright on a play surfboard during a family vacation, I nearly drowned in the pounding waves of the Atlantic. Later, as a young professional developing educational materials for environmental … Continue reading Gratitude for the oceans

Thank your local farmer

Day 80 of #LiveWell2017 Today is National Agriculture Day, so I figured it was a good day to be thankful to all the hard-working farmers who provide food for us every single day. This is an easy thank for me. I love to eat. I love good food. I love fresh food. I appreciate the … Continue reading Thank your local farmer

What does art do for you?

Day 78 of #LiveWell2017 Art, like music, is another way to express ourselves. I've always enjoyed art. My grandmother was a crafty person. These days she'd be called "a maker" or "a creative." Mostly, she just loved to use the humble materials that she had to create interesting things. I remember many afternoons in her … Continue reading What does art do for you?

Compliment the chef

Day 67 of #LiveWell2017 I hope most people have someone in their lives that is always there for them in every way. For me, that someone is my husband. One of the ways he shows me he loves me is by cooking amazing food for me every single day. I love to bake and make … Continue reading Compliment the chef

Kicking off a month of gratitude

Day 60 of #LiveWell2017 Welcome to March - month of the spring Equinox, St. Patrick's Day, Dr. Suess's birthday, and an endless list of national-something-days. I know sometimes it feels like the world is going "to hell in a hand-basket", as my mother might say, but there is a lot of good happening around the world, in … Continue reading Kicking off a month of gratitude