First, I want to emphasize that the principles of Girl Power apply to everyone, not just girls. Second, I’m going to introduce you to my childhood hero, Annie Oakley. In my mind, Annie epitomizes Girl Power. In the above quote, she points out that only with practice and patience will you hit the high markContinue reading “Girl Power Lessons from a Female Sharpshooter”
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Today is Begin-Again Monday. This is the first full week of the summer season that hasn’t been completely taken up with trips, events, and other summer activities. It’s the day I designated to begin again to practice the good health habits I’ve developed over the 30+ years I’ve been working on improving my health. TheContinue reading “Begin-Again Monday”
My Kingdom for a Genie in a Bottle!
Most Americans are familiar with the 1960s TV show “I Dream of Jeannie.” Jeannie could grant wishes, make items or people appear or disappear, and, in general, alter circumstances when needed. Jeannie had a good heart and used her magic to help make things better. Invariably something would go wrong and Jeannie, with help from TonyContinue reading “My Kingdom for a Genie in a Bottle!”
I Love GIRL POWER!
June begins Hay Season at the family farm here in upstate New York. For the past two weeks, we’ve worked hard to unload as much first-cutting hay as possible before our foreman, Sam’s brother Dan, and his family leave to visit Krystal’s parents in Alaska. The picture above was taken right after our hay crew unloadedContinue reading “I Love GIRL POWER!”
5 Essential Steps to REBOOT Your Brain
STOP * PRAY * BREATHE * THINK * APPLAUD Many of us deal daily with the challenges and heartbreak of emotional eating and the constant need to get our health habits back on track. We’re also constantly bombarded with negative, unhealthy messages about our value as human beings. Like an old long-playing record that neverContinue reading “5 Essential Steps to REBOOT Your Brain”
Key Chains and T-shirts
Checking out at the grocery story one day, the woman behind me read my t-shirt and asked, “Do you live in Phoenix, or do you just have the t-shirt?” Honestly, I don’t think much about what’s on my t-shirt after I put it on in the morning. It took me a minute to understand whatContinue reading “Key Chains and T-shirts”