How to spin time into gold   You will need: your time snow a baby carrot chopped dates a few Tic Tacs and whatever else your heart may desire   1. Dig fingers into snow and let the fun begin! 2. Toss aside any pine needles, brown leaves, and the voice in your head questioning why you are spending precious time making a snowman on a weekday morning      3. Give your snowman a minty Tic Tac grin.     … Read more »

  Idea adrenaline? I’m all in. Running while being chased by bulls adrenaline? Not so much. But when I got the opportunity to see this adrenaline junkie action up close and you-can-smell the-bulls personal, I didn’t hesitate. Because The Great Bull Run is another historical moment for Virginia. Apparently this was the first bull run in the United States (it’s right up there with the founding of Jamestown and the Civil War). And because, I was very curious about a bull… Read more »

I’m drinking the day and eating the pizza. Because I am having a bit of a carpe diem moment this week.  My doctor ordered me to eat gluten to prepare for a test. So, for the last week, I’ve been busy with some serious cramming. And it’s been a dizzying sort of delish, the kind that begins with pizza and well, will probably end with pizza.  Because you can’t have a serious study session without pizza. Gluten-free pizza cannot compete… Read more »