Dont Diet, Save Money, Lose Weight (DDSMLW)

shakeRaise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet…

Keep your hand up if one of your new year’s resolutions is to lose weight…

Ok, hands down. I’ve got a not-so-revolutionary concept that is not a diet, will not cost you a dime (you will actually save money), and will help you lose weight.

Side note… I am not a healthcare professional, nor a dietitian, but what I am about to tell you is not a secret, it’s not some crazy diet, and it’s not a get-rich-quick scheme. It’s simple, and anyone can do it (please read Step 0 below). Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions

Cigarettes

Take a smoke “break”

Ugh, where to begin?

Every January 1st I set out to start anew and change the world with one easy wave of my not-so-magic wand. Last year was no different… I made my list of numerous, nearly impossible things that I wanted to quit, change, or begin. Now 364 days later, I still have a half refinished piano sitting in my bedroom (year 5), I have unpainted trim in my house, sliding doors with no handles, a fence with missing pickets, a shed without shelves, running shoes that are not even broken in, no rainwater reclamation system, and a blog to write.   Continue reading

No Butts

Garden Butt

Garden Butt

I love Spring
I love nature
I love flowers

But Butts are Bad!

I’ve never been a smoker, except for the one Halloween I dressed up as Father Guido Sarducci (that was in the early 80s), so it’s difficult for me to understand the entire concept of smoking, other than doing something you’re not supposed to do as a kid. I really don’t mind if people smoke, I just wish they would stop exhaling. But I digress… Continue reading