It's farmers market time in my part of the world and the seasonal vendors are getting ready to bring their beautiful fruits and vegetables to us.We have produce markets just about all year around, but fewer in the winter. Come spring, more vendors appear because we're all emerging from our caves to . . .
I remember my grandmother telling me that prickly pears were a delicacy in her native Sicily and how she loved to eat them. She lived to the age of 99 and her skin was beautiful until the day she died. Now I'm wondering if those pears had something to do with it.Prickly pear oil is becoming all the . . .
*Hover your mouse over product names for live links. Back in the Jazz Age, there was a common term for an old woman trying to look young: face stretcher. It's still appropriate today, when so many women undergo cosmetic surgery in an attempt to retain their lost youth. Instead, they all look the . . .
I haven't enjoyed a tasty pull on a hookah since college and I won't be enjoying one in Morocco, either.Hashish, or kif, is not uncommon, but very illegal: 10 years in a Moroccan prison doesn't sound like a very good time. We take that seriously.No medical marijuana clinics in Morocco, . . .
You've got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything, Aaron Tippin wrote in his 1991 country hit, and he's right. Too many people take the middle road (citing "fairness")and fail to call a spade a spade. Even when it's right in front of their faces.For God's sake, have a position.The thing . . .
Have you overindulged? Or are you trying to eat more healthfully?Trainer Chris talked me into drinking this once a day. He calls it Green Drink. I try not to call it Swill.It's definitely a healthy beverage and is more or less palatable, depending on what you put in it. I know you're just DYING for . . .
I walked the dogs at a face pace this morning after I spent an hour with Trainer Chris. I went to the grocery store and bought only healthy items.Being congruent's hard.Congruent: in agreement with somethingI said I'd do it and I will. Click that live link on the sentence just above to see what I'm . . .
p> One day, it seemed, I woke up and realized, I am my mother. I take high blood pressure and cholesterol pills and have the same green plastic pill box with compartments for each day of the week. My back aches like hers did. My aging skin takes buckets of moisturizer to look dewy. The pounds are . . .
THIS POST CONTAINS GROWNUP CONTENT.COVER YOUR EYES IF THIS STUFF OFFENDS YOU. I have a taste for women comics who go over the edge. Of good taste, that is. So I'm a fan of Kathy Griffin, for sure. She's no Margaret Cho (who's completely outrageous and bawdily hilarious; if you haven't heard the . . .
There is no great geniuswithout a tincture of madness. -Seneca . . .