“Nothing You Really Like Is Ever Out Of Style.”


How true is the quote in the picture below? It seems, with any decision, the more options you have, the tougher it is to choose. I just got off the phone with a family member that is debating on where to go for med school. She is going nuts with having to make the right […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: The Eyes Of A Child


It is almost St. Patrick’s Day which leads me to a funny story. When I was a little kid, for some reason I was scared of Leprechauns. I remember in Elementary School one year the teacher told us that Leprechauns would come and decorate our classroom. I’m sure she didn’t make them out to be […]

“Balanced Days, Balanced Lives” Book Review


A book of recipes, personal stories, food photography, and answers the ongoing question “How do I lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off for life?” With the rising obesity rates all over the world, the challenge of losing weight and subsequently controlling it in a healthy and happy way has become an […]

Gardening Women: Their Stories from 1600 to the Present by Catherine Horwood


When I began my first garden 40 years ago in a village near Oxford, the cottage where we lived had one cold tap and an outdoor lavatory and the ceilings sagged with damp; but the ground outside was rich and black from 500 years of digging and the accumulated silt of millennia of flooding. And, […]

Consistency, Concentration, Cooperation


“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” – Galileo Galilei What are you working for? Do you have an ideal, a goal, a view of the greater good motivating your everyday work? Are you working […]