Tag Archives: walking

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Leisure Time & Sunshine Feelin’ Fine

Every time Kristen and I catch up we are like two little kids. “Let me tell you how much I love Summer,” is what we say… (squeal)! Summer is slow food and BBQ’s, dangling feet over docks and gazing into the night sky. It’s leisure time and sunshine feelin’ fine. I really enjoy the beauty… Read More


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Unofficial Start of Summer

When the boys come home, we are fully obsessed with enjoying the great outdoors and cooking up something beautiful. It isn’t quite summer… but last weekend sure felt like it!  So last Friday was all about: • Walking at Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge • Feeling over-the-top GRATEFUL  • Cooking up anything delicious with curry The first… Read More


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Be Well

Connecting with nature can help you be well, that is increase your vitality and give you a greater sense of well-being. According to John Swartzberg, M.D. at UC Berkeley: All it takes is five to 20 minutes in nature to boost mood and energy levels somewhat, though longer forays produce greater benefits. Other studies indicate… Read More


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Sunshine On My Shoulders

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”   —John Ruskin We need air to breathe, food, water—and no matter how much you fight it—we absolutely NEED sleep. But did you know we also need… Read More


Walking on Sunshine

New Orleans is pedestrian friendly—a walking city! While visiting this week, I did a lot of “street” hiking with my family. I walked an average of 3-4 miles a day in my hiking boots and jeans while listening to all types of jazz. Yes… there’s some cracked pavement, and you may have to stroll around… Read More