Puzzle it out

When I was growing up, my family often did jigsaw puzzles—usually the same ones over and over: a variety of birds, a variety of flowers, a variety of butterflies. We…

dissolving boundaries

Phew! It’s been a looong week. A lot of boundaries being drawn more firmly—from newly-declared lockdowns and PPE regulations to shifting (and even more entrenched) blue/red divides. And as usually…

slow down, you move too fast…

During the pandemic, some of us have slowed down while others—especially front-liners and moms of younger children—have ramped up. The truth? We could all benefit by slowing down more often!…

Spring into health

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz…. My father used to recite the poem every year around this time. In Michigan, it’s still blustery, and the the grass is not…

Are you reacting or responding?

What do a rotisserie chicken and a kitchen sink have in common? It’s been an interesting week for me—I don’t know whether it’s been a phase of the moon or some…

Baby Step #11 | SOLE Kitchen

This is the eleventh of a 12-part series titled “Baby Steps.” On the first of each month, I post 1 tiny step toward better health that you can take every day…