Euell Gibbons

The OG Wild Food Guy

The OG forager was Euell Gibbons, a wild food advocate from the middle of the last century. I just finished re-reading a book of essays put out by The New Yorker magazine editors few years ago called Secret Ingredients, a collection of food and drink writing since the magazine’s inception over 80 years ago. One that just blew Continue reading


Mindfulness

Greetings for the New Year

Greetings for the New Year The wheel has turned again, and here we are at the starting point of a New Year. Greetings and Blessings for the New Year!  What a great time to focus on how best we all want to live our lives: spending more time with those we love, creating meaningful work, Continue reading


money = happiness

Share More, Be More Happy

Share More, Be Happier What would make you happier? More money? Sure, why not?  Maybe not. A recent book (Happy Money:  The Science Of Spending by Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton), reports that the amount of money, or income each year most Americans need to be happier, is about $75,000.  Anything after that, and the beneficial effects Continue reading