The Poetry of Transformation
A close reading of the “news” reveals that much of what we take for fact, is at best an entertaining opinion, often misleading, and sometimes harmful propaganda.
It takes10 minutes to whip up a scrumptious frittata from refrigerator leftovers. Here’s how:
I’m sharing a true story, a family mystery, in celebration of Memorial Day. At long last, we know What was in a Military file about Dad’s death, labeled “Secret/Restricted” in 1944; but we still don’t know Why it had to remain a government-guarded secret for nearly 70 years.
Here’s a tangy, refreshing, healthy side salad to accompany a summer grill meal (for Memorial Weekend, maybe?) Combine: 1 small avocado, peeled, cored and mashed 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 2 tablespoons low-fat Greek yogurt 1-3 tablespoons non-fat (skim) milk (add until you get the consistency you prefer) your favorite all-purpose seasoning salt or salt substitute fresh ground black pepper Top your favorite salad with a dollop of this. Pretty as a picture! Do you make your own salad dressings, or do you prefer to get them from a bottle?
The simple prescription for how to become an admirable person….
Ingredients (per serving): 3 large leaves Boston Bibb lettuce .75 cup loosely packed non-fat cottage cheese 20 grams raisins, finely chopped 14 grams pecans, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon honey a sprinkle of cinnamon a smidgeon each of salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Combine cottage cheese, raisins, pecans, honey, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Divide mixture into three portions and plop each portion onto the center of a bibb leaf. Fold the sides in and roll from bottom to top to make a little packet of each. Pick one up with your fingers and enjoy. Try not to keep saying, “Yum. …
The hedonistic pursuit of pleasure does not brings us happiness; work does. Here’s why….