Health, Simplicity, Sustainability

​What’s Wrong with the Car?

“If aliens arrived to earth and peered down on us, they’d likely think cars were the dominant life form.” – Les Drew and Kaj Pindal  i Isn’t it crazy to think how true that statement is? Our lifestyles, activities, culture, and personal identities have all been heavily defined by the modern day vehicle: the soccer mom in…

Gardening, Health

The No-Fail Daily Smoothie Recipe

This is a follow up to my proclamation to the world my love for the Vitamix blender. For the lazy man and woman, the smoothie provides the absolute highest ‘nutrition-received’ to ‘work and time required’ ratio. Within 10 minutes, I can throw everything in, blend it, pour, drink it, and clean it, and it makes enough…

Health, Self Improvement

How the Vitamix is Saving My Life

Okay fine, so that title is a major overstatement, but I thought I’d use it for dramatic effect.  An electric kitchen appliance is in fact not saving me from my demise, but I can guarantee that it is adding to my long term quality of life. What appliance you ask? The Vitamix Blender. There are a…

Health

Good Health is a Superpower

If you happen to be an incredibly lucky individual, you may have been blessed with the most amazing possession someone on this planet can have: a healthy body. Having relatively good health is what I would call a gift, a miracle, or even a superpower. Okay, so I realize it’s not a superpower that’ll get get you…

Gardening, Health, Sustainability

Going Vegetarian

Growing up I always thought the idea of being a vegetarian was kind of crazy. It was rare to have a dinner that didn’t have some meat in it, and in school we learned ad nauseam about the ‘four essential food groups’ with meat of course being one of them. I never thought twice about it…

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