Monthly Archives: June 2012

14 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption

Plastic is found in an astonishing percentage of products or packaging today. It’s in your computer, your car, your refrigerator, your toothbrush, your recycle bin (ironically enough), your fork at lunch, your to-go box for dinner, and even your clothes. … Continue reading

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A Summer Reading List for a Healthier Planet and a Healthier You

In honor of the beginning of summer, I’m posting some of my favorite books related to health and sustainability. I have read them all within the last four years, and I consider them to still be relevant and interesting in the … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Summer Weekend

Another trip to the farmers market Saturday morning: Another breakfast at Luna’s: A trip home: Some exercise: A dinner date with my brother at Vivace: And a Sunday summer sky:

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How Do You Spend Your Time?

I recently came across this survey in the Wall Street Journal that tracks how you spend your time versus the average American. You enter the amount of time you spend on various tasks on an average day, and the survey … Continue reading

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Favorites Continued

Continuing on the theme of “favorites,” I wanted to do a broader post on a few items that I have been loving recently. All, of course, relating to health or sustainability. Have you tried any of the five things below? 1. … Continue reading

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Favorite Foods in Charlotte

Recently I’ve had a lot of occasions to eat out in Charlotte. Between friends visiting, family in town, birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day, I’ve done more restaurant hopping than usual. With out-of-town guests especially, I have been asked to recommend … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Summer Weekend

A trip to the farmers market. A friend to do the heavy lifting. Summer salads. A neighborhood walk. A trip to The Common Market. Breakfast at Luna’s. PBR’s Banana Muffins.

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