health

Find Your Perfect Running Shoes With These 5 Questions

Did you know that the wrong pair of shoes can land you in a CAT scan machine for running injuries? Sorry for the blatant scare tactic, but this actually happened to one of my best friends. If this post spares one person from having a similar experience, it will be worth it.  As my friend… Continue reading Find Your Perfect Running Shoes With These 5 Questions

Food, lifestyle, Travel

How Food Can Help Us Achieve World Peace

Food is powerful. It can turn hangry  into happy, cranky into chummy. Even biblical Esau gave up his entire future for a mouthwatering bowl of stew. You can't deny there's a carnal power hidden in food. So, why not use that to change the world? To achieve world peace. You're not seeing the correlation? Allow… Continue reading How Food Can Help Us Achieve World Peace

lifestyle, Travel

Traveling Back in Time at The State Fair

State fairs always feel like a journey back in time to me. The celebration of agricultural successes, the "screw health!" cuisine, the historic buildings full of sweating spectators...it's all a little nostalgic.  Even the kids playing in street fountains makes me think of the days before AC, when water was the only way to cool… Continue reading Traveling Back in Time at The State Fair

lifestyle

A Private Tour into My Beloved Treasure Box

There's something enchanting about treasure boxes. They sit quietly, guarding their contents until the day a curious soul discovers them. My mother's jewelry box was like this. I remember exploring its contents as a kid, gingerly holding each earring or trinket. I'd examine all the intricate details, smell the aged brass.  It's fascinating to touch… Continue reading A Private Tour into My Beloved Treasure Box