January 2014

  • The No Sweets Diet

    Today I swiped The No Sweets Diet habit in the Lift app for 15th time in a row. This is some sig­nif­i­cant achieve­ment for me, who loves eat­ing. In anoth­er 13 days I would have con­tributed my bit to the “world’s largest crowd-sourced ran­dom­ized diet tri­al ” a.k.a. The Quan­ti­fied Diet Project. Why do you have to diet? Just… Read more

  • On Giving

    Today I read thank you cards from a cou­ple of fam­i­lies to which, a group of amaz­ing indi­vid­u­als I have been for­tu­nate enough to be part of, made a dif­fer­ence in the just end­ed fes­tive sea­son. Some of those mes­sages were writ­ten by lit­tle hands. Their grat­i­tude moved me. And made my day. At the time of doing the work, I nev­er thought… Read more

  • Strawberry Picking

    This sum­mer we hoped to vis­it straw­ber­ry farms around the city to expe­ri­ence PYO ( pick-your-own). Although we don’t par­tic­u­lar­ly like eat­ing straw­ber­ries, we fig­ured it would be a good out­ing doing some­thing fun with our lit­tle one. So I searched for any farms that are offer­ing PYO around the city. Google sug­gest­ed a cou­ple of farms, one of… Read more