The Battle Against Junk Food

“You can’t have it!” Regardless of what ‘it’ is, this statement may bring out the rebellious teen or Veruca Salt tantrum in us making us to want ‘it’ even more. On the flip-side, imagine being presented with an array of options and asked which you’d like.  Most likely a choice would be made without further ado. In the context of food options, this is what’s happening in my household. Here’s the quest: I’m going to war against sugar and the junk food culture. Yikes, Karen! Are you nuts? If this is your first thought then read on… I have some … Continue reading The Battle Against Junk Food

You’ve Got Mail!

One of my favorite films of all time is You’ve Got Mail starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks.  No, this post isn’t a tribute to this classic film.  It’s about what action to take after you have received an e-mail. How much mail is in YOUR in-box at the moment? As I type this post, I have 9 messages total in my in-box.  Not 9 unread messages, but simply 9 messages.  I have a note from my dad, a community list-serve digest, three personal correspondences, a message from my health insurance, and three messages I sent to myself with dates I must transfer to my calendar.  That’s … Continue reading You’ve Got Mail!