Quitting When it’s Time

I got an email from the president of a club I was previously active in. Hey Maria! I haven’t seen you at our meetings for a while. Just wondered if there’s anything I can help with, or if you plan to return. Hope to hear from you soon! It was such a nice email. I … Continue reading Quitting When it’s Time


Two Big Questions on My Mind

I have a lot of questions. Many of these are of the existential what-does-it-all-mean variety that I suspect I'll never have answers to. But, for the purposes of this blog, I generally have two big questions that I'm trying to learn more about: 1) What are the ways that nature can enhance our health and happiness? I think we … Continue reading Two Big Questions on My Mind

Unconventional Living: Breakfast Salads

I bought breakfast cereal the other day, for the first time in ages. Sexy requested it, because his ankle is broken and he wanted some easy meals around the house. I tried a few bites when I was getting him a bowl. It's been two years since I'd had any cereal, and probably closer to three … Continue reading Unconventional Living: Breakfast Salads

Nearest Nature: Spend Time in Your Yard

Do you want to spend more time in nature? If so, forget the scenic  vistas , popular parks, and wild destinations; there's is an enormity of nature in your yard, even if it is the size of a postage stamp. Here's a starter list of ideas for easy ways to get more time outside. Garden … Continue reading Nearest Nature: Spend Time in Your Yard