Many years ago I heard about eating gin soaked raisins. It's at least a 30 year old (but probably much more than that) urban myth that eating GOLDEN raisins, soaked in a good gin that is made with real juniper berries, will help with arthritis pain. Just a few weeks ago, my friend Rita asked if I heard about this and after doing my research, I was inspired to give it a try. … [Read more...] about Ain’t There Nothing I Can Take?
Everything about SPRING makes me want to celebrate. Especially the colors (which is funny for a person who always gravitates to BLACK) If you find yourself in Trader Joe's and they have the tiny bundles of daffodils, do not be fooled by the fact they are small and all closed up...For $3.50 I grabbed two and brought them home and after a few hours in the vase they looked like … [Read more...] about Color My World
I have always enjoyed the Big Bang Theory and love all the characters. Who knew that something a young Sheldon Cooper shared would, after an entire lifetime, better help me understand ME? Who knew all these years I was relating to the philosophy of transcendentalism. While there are many definitions, the simplest way I can define transcendentalism is being able to see … [Read more...] about You Fill up My Senses
Quick update. Mitch and I got the first Pfizer yesterday morning at about 9:30. Other than slightly sore arms at the site of the injection (on a scale of 1-10 the pain was not really measurable) no side effects. Came home, took a long walk and did some yoga. The whole thing from the first phone call on Sunday to book the appointment, to the registration, shot, and 15 minute … [Read more...] about Sowing the Seeds of Love (anything is possible)
Happy Day of the Eve of St. Patty's Day! Hope you have all adjusted to the clock change and are ready to spring into a new season. I feel like this is going to be the most authentic spring, ever! Remember the song Gloria Estefan wrote and recorded (after Hurricane Andrew which took out a nice chunk of Miami) Coming out of the Dark? It was a song that brought so, so much … [Read more...] about Making it into the Light