As promised, I have started to brew my own kombucha. Kombucha is reputed to promote: Detoxification- particularly of the LIVER. And couldn’t we all use a bit of a spring cleaning in that area?? Joint Care- apparently it contains glucosamine Digestion and Gut Health- as a fermented beverage it is probiotic Improved Immunity- anti-oxidant It’s … More Kombucha! It’s Happening!
This morning while drinking my coffee and watching TV I happened on a showing of the 1990 movie Total Recall (Sci-fi movie about a guy who’s memory was erased and ends up going to Mars to kick butt) as I was perusing the guide. I clicked on it to record for later then my super … More Horrible Remakes and From Whence Came The Blog Name
Let’s hope Disney doesn’t sue me for the title. Well it’s Day 24 for me and I’m feeling pretty good (metaphorically speaking). We went down to Sacramento for a four-day weekend, came back with weird California colds (we think said germs were procured at the skanky AM/PM gas station we stopped at for gas and … More California Adventure
Got to thinking last night about some of the various household activities that I thought would be more fun if I was drinking. And I don’t even mean parties or social occasions or nights out. Here’s a list in order of increasing dumbass-ity: •ReadingI actually taught myself to read an entire novel while guzzling wine. … More Dumb Things
Makes me feel fine! Summer has come early to the PNW. I know this because • it has not rained for 2 weeks • I have a farmer tan from working outside at my job. It resembles beige opera gloves • an inordinate number of portly older gentlemen have been spotted mowing their lawns … More Summer Breeze
Wow! Big one! Big craving tonight! Really bad! Cannot stop using !!!!!!!!!!’s VERY LIBERALLY!!!!! Thought very seriously on the way home about getting a beer. Not even a real one, but maybe a Miller 64. I would LITERALLY need to shot gun 6 in a row within15 minutes to get a buzz from 64 calorie … More Let’er Buck!!
Day 11 Cooking is a thing I enjoy and yet it has lately been reduced to a marathon session to get food prepared and on to the stove to simmer while I went back to the patio for my 2nd glass of wine. Today I started the meal in the same hurried fashion, stressing out … More Life Imitates Peppers
Day 7 Woke up early again! Partly because of my saint – like sober behavior and partly because we in the Great Pacific Northwest (P N Dubs) are having a heatwave and my a/c quietly died yesterday. You may have a few questions:• Doesn’t it just rain in Oregon?• Didn’t you just want to TEAR … More I’m Super Annoying When I’m Not Hungover
Day 6 The sober week has really whooshed by with work, mechanic visits, and high school graduation.Wine remains, saddened, in box and I, smugly clean & serene. When I most want that wine: Driving home from work (right past the store where I BUY MY WINE) Dinner food prep After dinner After I return from … More And It Looks Like I’m Not Alone
On The Wagon- Day 1 I decided to make a list of reasons not to drink wine. I decided this last night when I had a headache and heartburn (from wine). Right now I feel pretty good and although I am not drinking (wine), I’m thinking about it (wine, that is), later on tonight… have … More I’m Probably Going to Die