The Secret Obsession

I have a confession to make. I have a secret obsession. Once my husband has left for work, I change into something more comfortable, slip downstairs and meet the other man in my life. His name? Shaun T. The workout? Appropriately named, “Insanity.” I don’t know if you’ve attempted an Insanity work out, but just read more…

Change vs. Growth

I love houseplants. It’s because I love them so much that I cringe inwardly when I receive one as a gift. It makes me sad to think that the pretty little plant will soon be a dried up little dead thing. I don’t have the green thumb to match my love of greenery. I even read more…

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Sometimes You Just Gotta Take the Plunge

One of the first things I miss upon my return from Finland is our nightly routine of sauna. Sauna is damn near the national religion in Finland. Every Finnish home has a sauna, and nearly every apartment. There are saunas everywhere; you can find one in the Helsinki library, or in a gondola, or even read more…

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