• Svaha Spirit Sunday ~ Life-isms

    “Life-isms”…visual mnemonic devices designed to help you remember what you already know.” Here’s a tiny 2-minute film, plus groovy grown-up stickers. Created by Amy Krouse Rosenthal who, we all know by now, is one creative cool lady! Svaha!

  • No Words Are Needed

    What would happen if we turned off all speech for a time; if we didn’t allow words of any kind to escape our lips? What would the world be like if we lost all language? Facebook would sure look different.…

  • Too Soon!

    Checked the date and yep, it’s November 8th! The 8th of November people. (Hence the moustache) Waaay before Christmas. So far before Christmas in fact, we haven’t even honoured our veterans on Remembrance Day yet. So I was thoroughly disappointed,…

  • Mmm Fresh Baked…Bread?

    First of all, happy November, or Movember as it’s called these days! Come on all you guys out there, be sure to get your prostate checked! Now, back to the bread…I found this little nugget while surfing around Mashable.com the…

  • Clever Logos

    I’m a sucker for good marketing I will admit, but it has to be good. I can be swayed by a clever tv commercial or magazine ad, but… if an ad annoys me I will go out of my way…

  • Svaha Spirit Series ~ Fantastic Fungi

    An excerpt from the feature documentary by Louie Schwartzberg following notable mycologist, Paul Stamets, as he discusses the important role mushrooms play in the survival and health of the earth and human species. Mmm mushrooms. I’m cooking some up tonight…

  • 7 Ways to Keep Your Breasts Healthy

    During Breast Cancer Awareness month this October I thought I would share an important article I found on the Women’s Health Magazine website on 7 ways to keep your breasts healthy. I’m trying to abide by all of these tips…

  • Why I Detest Grocery Shopping

    Sadly, grocery shopping is something that I do almost every day. I try to plan ahead, but I usually forget something each time I shop, or once home again, discover something else we’re suddenly out of, and so the very…

  • Svaha Spirit Series ~ 30 Day Challenge

    I so want to do this…I just have to figure out what I want to challenge myself to do for 30 days. Suggestions? (Be nice) I came across this inspiring and short, less than 4 minutes short, Ted Talk by…

  • 40 Second Rant

    We all need to rant every now and then. I like that More magazine (you know, the magazine “For Grown-up Women with Smarts|Spirit|Style”) features a 40 second rant in their issues. I think 40 seconds is the perfect amount of…

  • My Bad

    I’ve been thinking about why good people do bad things lately. No, not because I’ve done anything bad…necessarily. Me? I would never do anything bad…would I? The truth is I have done some “bad” things in my life. I’ve lied…

  • Just A Little Heart Attack

    Ok, listen up ladies. This is serious. Please, please, please look after yourselves. It’s  the same idea as the put-your-oxygen-mask-on-first rule. You have to look after yourself first in order to look after everyone else, so come on, learn the…

  • 15 Things Worth Knowing About Coffee

    I gave up drinking coffee 5 or 6 years ago. Why? Why, would anyone in their right mind give up the ol’ day starter, jitter juice, life blood, Juan Valdez’s Best? Well, it started with a cleanse I did where…

  • Svaha Spirit Series~The Great Boat Lift of 9/11

    Here’s a part of the story of 9/11 that I had never heard about before. I only remember seeing  people running up and away from lower Manhatten but of course there was the option of escaping over the water too.…

  • Kick’em When You’re Down

    People often do uncharacteristic things when they are newly divorced or separated. Maybe they buy a flashy car, get drunk too often, sleep with people they don’t know, start a blog…but for me it was kick boxing. I may or…

  • What Day Is It?

    Thank you Pooh and Piglet! I really needed this reminder today…         ~~

  • Svaha Spirit Sunday ~ Underwater Astonishments

    “Today we’ve only explored about 3 percent of what’s out there in the ocean. Already we’ve found the world’s highest mountains, the world’s deepest valleys, underwater lakes, underwater waterfalls … . There’s still 97 percent, and either that 97 percent…

  • D’oh!

    I searched frantically through my purse for my sunglasses while driving in town the other day. They weren’t in my purse; they weren’t in the little sunglass pop down thingy conveniently built into my Jetta. Where the heck were they?…