Category: Musing

Why I am a Vegetarian

Several weeks ago we got an email from the good folks who produce our CSA vegetable box that we would each be the proud recipients of grass-fed burger patties. My boyfriend didn’t like the idea...

Some Thoughts on “The Slap”

My boyfriend and I recently finished the Australian series called The Slap. Originally based on a book, this well done production from 2011 was only eight episodes long. But we got hooked. I enjoyed...

Why You Do Not Need a Guru

I actually have to admit something. I went to see Amma. Twice. For those of you who don’t know Amma, she’s the hugging saint who hails from South India. She can sit in the same...

All I Want for Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! Or Happy Holidays for whichever holiday you prefer. I have to admit that during Christmas, I sometimes wish that I had a niece or a nephew. Not my own kids, but someone...

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. It’s the time of year where your boss will write a group email saying how thankful he or she is for a wonderful group of employees. And they are doing their...

Why the Thirties are a Thousand Times Better

My birthday is today (yay!), so I’ve been unnaturally nostalgic and reflective recently. One of the things that I have been thinking about is how great it feels to be in my thirties. I’m halfway...