Last week I was out for lunch with Google when a wasp landed on my napkin. He sat with me for a very long time. He looked at me for a quick second and just hung out. He was tiny and cute, if you can consider such creatures cute. I sat still thinking he would go, but he stayed. He...
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January 30, 2013 | 4:12 pm
Here’s a straightforward recipe for heart health: Get off the couch and move.
For some people, that means heading to the gym, but others may be more inclined to take in some fresh air. Starting an outdoor walking or running program can be a great way to improve fitness, burn off...
March 11, 2011 | 9:46 am
Today my 11-year-old son, Tyler shared a very interesting conversation that he had with his classmates. It started during lunch time when he pulled out a peanut butter with bananas, and honey sandwich on whole grain bread. After Tyler was done with it, he pulled out carrots,...
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June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm
It does not augur well when you must suck in your gut and hold your breath as if you are having multiple X-rays taken simply to zip up your skirt.
When this happened to me, I knew I had two choices: give up my current wardrobe or lose the excess baggage. Since I recently wrote a...
March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm
As the Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off on March 26, the spring weather descending on Washington, D.C., makes it great for walking among the cherry-inspired events throughout the nation's capital. And one neighborhood ripe for a stroll during a D.C. weekend getaway is...
June 10, 2004 | 8:00 pm
In "Happiness Is a Choice" (Fawcett, 1991), Barry Neil Kaufman, founder of the Option Institute, tells an amazing story about a young patient named Katie, whose parents brought her to him in a last-ditch effort to give her a "decent future." She had severe disabilities and came to...
October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Every week I go on two walks that I absolutely treasure. Each Sunday, my husband and I walk through a different section of Los Angeles. We have no destination, but our purpose is to exercise. We could choose other forms of exercise. We could be on a treadmill, moving in place without...