The Burpees Workout

The Burpees Workout

I went to high school with a girl named Laura.  On Facebook recently she posted a picture of a green, goopy looking smoothie with the caption, “I’m a middle-aged fatty trying to change. Who’s with me?”  Perhaps this got my attention because at...
Barcelona Or Bust

Barcelona Or Bust

You don’t often get a tour of one of the world’s most famous landmarks from a local VIP who knows its history by heart.  But my tantes (aunts) Heide and Trauti, here visiting from California, have a cousin in Barcelona who arranged for us to be whisked past long lines...
When Giving Up Is Good

When Giving Up Is Good

I have been having a hard time with someone close to me lately– the biggest challenge since my mom died.  For months, this negative air has been trapped inside, expanding so rapidly at times that it leaves no room to breathe. This person has behaved selfishly in...