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Nutrition for Travel

You know your mindset toward fitness nutrition has changed when the first thing you pack for a trip is a softsided cooler with plenty of protein and electrolytes since you know the train and hotel store will just have junk. My “staples?”: coconut water for healthy electrolytes; ground almonds; protein powder and jerky for, well, […]

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21 Days Without Sex!!?!?!?!?!?

Valentine and Rainbow Roll Sakka Blue in Madison Indiana

Sugar! I meant sugar! Darnit, how could I ever confuse sex with sugar? Sheesh! Oh, right. Because aside from the obvious sugar-sex metaphor (if it’s not obvious, bless your heart!) in my mind, sugar is the culinary equivalent of sex. It’s like if (*pornstar) Bree Olson were my lover and I’m suddenly asked to kick […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life, So Don’t Shoot Your Eye Out, and Yippee Ki-Yay, Mother Fluffers!

South Pacific Fiddler on the Roof A Christmas Story Sound of Music White Christmas

Do you have holiday movie traditions? Growing up the staples in our family were It’s a Wonderful Life and Wizard of Oz, since they were on television every year, along with a collection of musicals: South Pacific, Fiddler on the Roof, Sound of Music, White Christmas. Of course A Christmas Story was on television as […]

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“…it tasted like I might need to go to confession…” 605 Grille in Madison, Indiana

I have a crush on a restaurant. Really, it’s more like love. Sure, I might weigh a couple bucks and change, but this is one Pooh-Bear-bellied woman who is not afraid to be seen with her head stuck in the honeypot. I seek out interesting places and tasty dishes. I knew I would find delicious […]

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A Taste of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) / Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (Sài Gòn)

In south Việt Nam I wandered the early morning streets of Hồ Chí Minh City. I was searching for a rooster but ended up finding breakfast:

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