The Power of Now   There can be no suffering if you are totally present in the moment. I suggested this to one of my teammates, and immediately she said, “But if I have an injury or physical pain, I am suffering.” I have had many surgeries and many physical setbacks. I have endured a … Continue reading Now.

Chicken with Mushrooms and Wine

Dinner for one, two or more, this pretty simple dish is fit for a special occasion but easy enough for weeknight dining after work or school. Ingredients: 2 chicken thighs per serving but breasts can also be used 1 package of pre-sliced mushrooms of your choice 1 or 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup … Continue reading Chicken with Mushrooms and Wine


Minimalism I watched Minimalism the other day, and it got me thinking. The documentary is simple. It’s about these two guys spreading the word across America that they are getting back to living with what they need, not what they want. The film idea isn’t necessarily rocket science; it’s an easy concept to wrap our … Continue reading Minimalism

Banana, Peanut butter and Date Smoothie

One of Erin's favorite smoothies is the Lobo from a place called Buddha Full.  It's a decadent and delicious banana and peanut butter concoction with dates and a few other nutritionally packed ingredients.  We thought we would try replicating this addictive smoothie, and this is what we came up with.  Not quite as intense as … Continue reading Banana, Peanut butter and Date Smoothie