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Growing up in the Hamptons, one very important goal I had was to 'get out.' Sure, it's a beautiful idealistic place to live, but when you're young it feels so very small. My hometown library, East Hampton Library, was a part of my personal...

With the Ironman World Championship just one month from today, I wanted to post a quirky interview with the current World Champ -  Australian Mirinda 'Rinny' Carfrae, who you can count on for fighting hard to retain her crown. Do you think she'll chick all...

I consider myself a bad weather gym person because once it gets nice I prefer to go outside. But this winter, for example, when we had over 80 days with freezing temperatures I was more than reluctant to go outside, I just didn't do it....

— Conquer Your Fear: Rosa Parks

Between blizzards, I've been busy trying to write my proposal for a new book partially inspired from this blog. I'm pretty excited about it, but it's diverted my focus. I thought this post was absolutely worth sharing and will help me with my...

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House,...

I first tried muesli when I lived in Germany during college and it's something I've enjoyed ever since. One of the most amazing benefits of eating insoluble fiber such as oats is that if someone you know tends toward high cholesterol, it is one...