‘lists’

12 Principles of Eating Green

I think I may have read myself out on books about eating healthy. There are seven trillion books about diet, nutrition, and eating lifestyles. I feel I may have read them all.

The Other Side of Meal Prep: Meal Planning

The Other Side of Meal Prep: Meal Planning

This week I’ve been very focused on ways to improve my willpower when it comes to eating right. For instance, my writing group meets at a restaurant with very few healthy options. I don’t like to complain too much, because the restaurant lets us meet for up to 5 hours,…

(Wow, the year was so overwhelming for me I wanted to skip right over it and go into the best and worst of 2018). I’ve heard from quite a few people I know well and people I don’t know at all about how bad 2017 was. I’m not going to…

Conservation Hero WODs

I will have to admit a little factoid about myself. My fitness program is heavily influenced by CrossFit. I have a strange love-hate relationship with CrossFit, but for the most part, and I do mean a majority of my feelings are quite positive. CrossFit offers camaraderie that I have never…

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block

What do you do when you have a daily goal of writing five hundred words a day, and you don’t have a thing to write about? Okay, I have plenty to write about. I have two book projects that need desperate attention. I have several other books I could start…

ZooFit Resolutions 2018

It’s the new year, and I’m a little late on the uptake for new year’s resolutions, but I agree it’s better late than never. I do personally like making new year’s resolutions. A brand new start with fresh ambition and a strong motivation to succeed. I usually have a plethora…

Best and Worst of 2017

Best and Worst of 2017 (Wow, the year was so overwhelming for me I wanted to skip right over it and go into the best and worst of 2018). I’ve heard from quite a few people I know well and people I don’t know at all about how bad 2017…

Trying New Things- ZooFit Edition

Trying New Things- ZooFit Edition

I love trying new things, and this week has been chalk full of new adventures in ZooFit. I’ve been trying new classes at the local gym. I’ve been trying new recipes at home. And I even tried my hand at canning and pie baking. 

The MacGyver Factor

The MacGyver Factor

  I’ve often referred to zookeepers as the MacGyvers of the professional world.  I can’t think of any other profession where employees routinely think quick on their feet, respond immediately to issues, and utilize resources the way zookeepers do.  We are innovative, creative, and inventive, the Ravenclaws for the Care…