I don’t mean like, my turn-ons are long walks on the beach and well-defined abs (although I do like those things). Yes, being “turned on” is definitely used to mean sexually aroused— and that’s cool (hot?), but I like the metaphor beyond that. Hear me out. I’m thinking more “tune in, turn on”. When you... Continue Reading →
Why would I, a busy person with a demanding job in academia, spend my precious free time doing even more writing?
Yesterday, I attended a few sessions at the BodyLove conference in Tucson. The event is billed as “a progressive, positive, high-energy event where participants can celebrate and inspire each other and themselves to change the world, and love their bodies.” And it was! Wow. Rarely have I seen such a diverse, welcoming group of people... Continue Reading →
“Mise en place forces cooks to account for every minute of their time and every moment,” as chef Dwayne Lipuma is quoted in a recent NPR article.First, what the enfer is mise en place? It’s french for “put in place”, and it’s a term used in cooking for the setup of ingredients and tools gathered... Continue Reading →
Does it sound daunting to commit to something every day? It does to me, sometimes. Especially when I get in a rut. You know, a daily-grind, feeling run-down, feeling sorry for myself rut. Ugh. But think about it. . . that “rut” means I’m not committing to myself. It means I have my priorities out... Continue Reading →