These two goat cheese sandwiches, plus a mayonnaise substitute, make a healthy, tasty lunch. Want to try something new? Given my new knowledge of the Blood Type diet, I’ve been trying new recipes – and creating some healthy lunch recipes like these two.Continue Reading →
I think I have a fetish about doing laundry. (Some proof – the info on making your own detergent). But really, it’s more hanging things out to dry that elicits reverence and devotion on my part.Continue Reading →
After rebelling against mothers and grandmothers who lived “homemade” and embracing the consumer lifestyle, we’re returning to the simple life.Continue Reading →
To celebrate Earth Day everyday, Flying High Solo is republishing this article from the archives on problems, both for the environment and possibly for you, from using liquid facial and bath soaps. Going back to the bar is one of many Earth Day ideas that can help you be earth-friendly everyday.Continue Reading →
LoMean Noodles – that’s her derby name. Her real name? She didn’t say. It’s not important in roller derby – what’s important is to have fun – not only with your name but also in the sport.Continue Reading →
Remember that quirky cup you drank cocoa from in your childhood? You just might find one like it in a museum. Those doorstops, chairs, vases, teapots, lamps, and bowls sitting casually in your parents’ or grandparents’ homes, those mundane everyday objects, just might be valuable.
Do-it-yourself “Antiques Roadshow”
One way to discover whether you have […]Continue Reading →
Done anything creative in the kitchen lately? I highly recommend it – intentional or not. My invention last week was accidental, but it was still fun. I wanted to make banana bread but had no loaf pan. So I channeled a fix based on Elaine’s “muffin tops” (famous episode on Seinfield.)Like her, I also like […]Continue Reading →
A reader asked me to write more about my impending “emigration” from Ohio. I had likened my journey to my grandparents’ trip to America more than 100 years ago and noted some similarities – being a stranger there, having to build a new life.Continue Reading →
Here is a short report on my first act of kindness. Must walk my talk, after all. The act? Giving 9 little gift bags with flowers and candy to workers and patients at the Woodlands Healthcare Center. Why workers?Continue Reading →
When taking a walk, I happened upon these magenta berries – so unexpected and so beautiful. I love discovering small, unexpected gifts of nature. Then I wondered – what if I tuned in to small acts of human beauty, of kindness?Continue Reading →
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