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Aug 252014
 
Kintsugi

“When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.” – Billie Mobayed The scant number of craftsmen specializing in the art of Kintsugi don’t hide the damage but instead bring attention to it Continue Reading «Kintsugi»

Aug 242014
 
Fish and Mercury Levels…is it Really a Big Deal?

Consumer Reports released this month (August 2014) a safety report regarding fish and mercury levels. This may not be a risk for those who rarely eat fish, but what about those who consume it two to three times a week (or more)? The report states that tuna may have a higher level of mercury than Continue Reading «Fish and Mercury Levels…is it Really a Big Deal?»

Aug 082014
 
Life Change: Less Stress, More Rest Equals Better Running

It was not the best spring for me as far as running goes. I ran a few marathons and they were not terrible, but they were nowhere near as fast as they should have been. I was dealing with some hip issues, but I did not think the issues were bad enough to be slowing Continue Reading «Life Change: Less Stress, More Rest Equals Better Running»