6 Musts for Your Writing (That Have Nothing to Do With Writing)

"Life doesn't happen behind a computer screen," said my friend Sherri Rifkin, the novelist. This was the kind of proclamation that was destined to become a quote, and not the vague, new age-y kind you see stitched on needlepoint throw pillows. This one actually resonated. As a writer, I have a … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Food Massacre

Here are the menus for the holiday weekend food I've eaten so far: FRIDAY Celebratory burgers and fries We were at the local tavern to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the day I met the man who would become The Hubbins, but who back then was simply known as Nathan, at a yoga retreat in Costa … [Read more...]

What the–?

No, a stainless-steel refrigerator didn't fall on me Wizard of Oz style (though that would be an interesting way for a food-obsessed woman to go). As I mentioned in my previous blog, the More/Fitness Half-Marathon I ran/walked/limped in took place in a torrential downpour. I eventually dried out, as … [Read more...]

Hotcha! Another Reason to Banish the Scale!

If you stopped by to visit in the later part of last year, you'll recall that I declared November to be "Banish the Scale" month. I mean, some of the best food opportunities of the year were coming; couldn't we just enjoy our stuffing (the food and the action) for the holidays and get back to those … [Read more...]

Running in Winter: Riiiiiiiight.

If you've been stopping by regularly lately, you know I've been training for the More Magazine Half-Marathon (you can check out my blogs here). The training's been going really well--I've gone from walking a 20-minute mile to running and walking a 14-minute mile in four and a half weeks, and I've … [Read more...]