Category Archives: art

A Whole Life

Slowly and carefully I am taking small steps towards going from a Whole 30 diet to a Whole 30 Lifestyle. I suppose you can say I am trying to create a Whole Lifestyle. With new born excitement about not just … Continue reading

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A Quiet Walk along the Avenues of Palm Springs

Overcast skies and the threat of rain left us local to our hotel as we simply took in some of the culture with simple walks down the avenues of Palm Springs. The days on the avenues are built for people … Continue reading

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Have a Green Christmas

One of the reason’s I shop at Trader Joe’s is paying fair prices for quality food products and I have another. Inexpensive wrapping paper! As most supermarket chains don’t carry paper bags anymore I found reason to utilize these paper … Continue reading

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A Good Idea

While still in the working world it seems we count the days that lead us to another weekend. Here it is Friday already and I have to wonder exactly where the week has gone. Monday morning I will look back … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster of Life and Minimalism

I could probably talk about minimalism all day long with all the physical mechanics involved in reducing life down to just the basic necessities the same way that many posts and articles are written on the subject. I could talk … Continue reading

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Walking in a dream of reality

I took a walk at lunchtime yesterday with a completely open mind. I set my goal to a specific point then returned back to my place of employment to where I knew I would not be late. In doing so … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #48 – A Garden and Elements

Here we are at day #48 of this 365 day mission to challenge this thing we call diabesity. Thus, after a start that included cardio and light strength training has turned around to where I am doing heavy lifting and … Continue reading

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It’s all About Image

When we think about self it really all comes down to image. There is not one of us who doesn’t look at ourselves in the mirror and make judgements about what we see. Those judgements we make correlate to what … Continue reading

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Life is a Series of Movies

Can you believe that is March 25th already? It’s a reminder that time marches forward and yet there are still so many things to get done. Each month I review this task at hand of paying down this mortgage and … Continue reading

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Pictures and Words

A picture can tell a thousand words,¬†And a story can paint a picture. That’s all I got. Need I say more.

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