Monthly Archives: May 2013

Workplace Wednesday: Who’s in Charge?

So, one the (many) incomprehensible statements by Mitt Romney—the Silver Spoon presidential candidate—was that young people who don’t have jobs should borrow money from their parents to start a business. Now, I’m all for entrepreneurship.  However, young people who are … Continue reading

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The Right to Exist

I’ve been trying to run, recently.  I say “trying” because I don’t really consider myself a runner yet.  I’m trying to run a measured, timed 5K, the whole way.  Hopefully in less than 30 minutes.  I’m getting closer, but I’m … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Memorial Day Special

I went gluten-free a few years ago.  It actually has not been as difficult to manage as I might have expected at first, as I’ve written about before.  Of course, the ease of gluten-free (as well as other dietary restrictions … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Shepherd’s Pie

So, perhaps you are wondering:  “If I am trying to eat gluten-free on a budget, what to do when I am bored of tacos and hamburgers?” I have your answer!  Shepherd’s Pie.  Originally a leftovers dish, you can also make … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Grow Your Own

I think one of the best things about gluten-sensitivity is that it has made me really appreciate how easy it is to feed myself.  It’s fun and it saves a lot of money to cook at home. The next step … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Woah

This week’s Heartlander’s are Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, the Cleveland kidnap victims.  (And Charles Ramsey, the self-deprecating, incidental hero with a sense of humor.) OK, you could say this one was a no-brainer, but I honestly do … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Life on the Cheap

So, having gone through last month with a “buy what I want” budget, I am this month trying to be miserly, within the context of reality. Sidebar:  Years ago, I had boyfriend who was competitive about a lot of random … Continue reading

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