Handling Holiday Stress

The holiday season is barely under way, and some of us may already be ready for it to be over. In addition to our normal routines at home, work, or school, we’ve added shopping, party planning, finishing end of the… Read More ›

No Rush

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, social media’s meme and quote game have been taken to the next level.  Every day, there are words and images that provide a sort of panoramic view of the pandemic from different perspectives.  They run the… Read More ›


Normally, I trail run on the weekends, but earlier this week, I treated myself to not one trail run, but two trail runs, after work. It felt downright decadent to escape into the woods, as the trees provided cool relief… Read More ›

Curve Ball

Baseball season is in full swing (pun intended), and while I retired my own glove and cleats a long time ago, recently, I found myself back up at the plate.  I had entered the batter’s box feeling a bit timid,… Read More ›


  A few years ago, a series of popular books were published that offered readers suggestions about making healthier food choices by swapping out an unhealthy food for a healthy one.  The idea focused, not on the deprivation touted by… Read More ›