I overheard this while buying my pastured eggs at the farmers market: LADY CUSTOMER: Where are your eggs from? FARMER: The farm in Santa Paula. LADY CUSTOMER: Okay but what do they eat? FARMER: Oh, they eat bugs and worms and such... LADY CUSTOMER: Ew!  They eat bugs?  I can't buy them then. As the... Continue Reading →



Here's a report from the Atlantic about some Canadian's who are bucking the law for the sake of their health and/or their pocketbook!  Well, I suppose I can't say why they're doing it.  But I know why I would! First of all, as fellow Canadian Meghan points out (in this excellent little blog post), good eggs... Continue Reading →

A Hobbit Home!

I like eco-friendly, low-impact, sustainable, recyclable practices. I buy organic, local, grass-fed, pastured, raw food and even just got a plot at a local urban garden! So when I came across this home, you can imagine my delight! The builder is a photographer! I think this photo is beautiful. Can't you just imagine sipping hot... Continue Reading →

Inspiring Women

I didn't watch the Golden Globes. I was at a friend's home, for a party, and we were enjoying our various meals together. Ryan was watching the live updates from the Golden Globes' website on his iPhone and would periodically call out a new winner. We all groaned when Avatar won and cheered when Christoph... Continue Reading →

Coffee Shop Girls

Ryan always imagined himself with a coffee shop girl. But when he married a former McDonald's employee (that's right - I worked drive-thru!), he thought he'd have to give up that dream.  However, once I got my green card, I needed a quick job before I began the Act One Executive Program.  So like a... Continue Reading →

Forget That It’s New

Back in December, I did too much activity in a short period of time and my body rebelled. On a Thursday, I went to a free class at California Kickboxing in Pasadena. They kicked my rear end. I took a fall in the beginning of the class onto the mats, but I was fine and continued.... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas!

We tried to send out Christmas card this year. We designed them. Printed various versions. And were planning on putting together our mailing list, when suddenly we had no time left. And now it's January. Oops! So I'm going to post our Christmas cards here for the world to see. Here's the front: And here's... Continue Reading →

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