Principles of Eating Green: Eat only seafood from the Seafood Watch card

There is something about the ocean which pulls at my heartstring like nothing else on earth. As a child, I was drawn to the sea and all the creatures who call it home. At a very early age, I became a marine life warrior. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat only seafood from the Seafood Watch card

Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

I really don’t know if these new principles I’m writing out are going to be my final word on the subject. The idea of ZooFit is it is ever-growing, ever-evolving. I’ve been looking at my eating habits for a long time. I have found these principles to be in line with the dual aspects of healthy eating and conservation. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

Principles of Eating Green- Mostly Vegetarian

I’m developing my Principles of Eating Green. Maybe this is the start to yet ANOTHER book, but for now I’m really using this blog as an idea bouncy-board.

I have 13 (ish) principles which I want to delve into further.  Continue reading Principles of Eating Green- Mostly Vegetarian

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 24- Green Hour

I finished The Nature Principle and was going to type up notes from the book, but I’ve been a little pre-occupied by other projects. I’ll be sure to get the notes out before the end of my Experience Nature project. Some of the information in the book is too important not to share.  Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 24- Green Hour

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 21- The Shortest Longest Day Ever

Today is June 21, the Summer Solstice. It is the longest day of the year, but if you ask me, it could have been a bit longer. I felt rushed all day long, even when I planned my schedule and adhered to it.  Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 21- The Shortest Longest Day Ever

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 20- Let’s Get Physical

Fitness is not just eating right. Nor is it just exercising. Fitness is a beautiful symphony of eating right to fuel your exercise and exercising to promote other healthy habits. Exercise doesn’t do us much good if we aren’t nourished, but if we don’t move, we won’t see amazing results. Exercise and nutrition go hand in hand. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 20- Let’s Get Physical

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 15- Secure Your Butts

I quit smoking about three years ago. Before I quit, I smoked about a pack of cigarettes a week. Not a lot to some folks, but more than I or my family would have liked.  Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 15- Secure Your Butts

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 8- Outdoors Indoors?

Can you still enjoy and appreciate nature without stepping outside? Well, I say yes. I guess the jury is still out. I am by no means an authority on what quantifies as experiencing nature. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 8- Outdoors Indoors?

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 7- Glad I Live in Washington

I used to live in Florida. I lived there from 1997 to 2007. Ten years. That was approximately 9 years, 11 months, and 29 days too long.

It’s hard to pinpoint what it was I disliked the most about Florida. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 7- Glad I Live in Washington