Tag Archives: action

exit stage left

13 Jul

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there is something very strange and fascinating about leaving a familiar life for a completely unknown one.  earlier this year, i decided to take a huge leap of faith Continue reading

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know the difference between flourless cake and dog poop

27 Oct
choc+marshmallow.cupcake photo credit:clevercupcakes

yes, this is an actual cupcake

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my friends and colleagues have heard me use the phrase, “it’s like putting frosting on a dog poop cupcake”

over the years i have met a lot of people in my work… clients, colleagues, friends, and associates who have a problem,  a big problem.   perhaps the following will sound familiar to you.  full disclosure: know that i draw this amalgamation from personal and vicarious experience.

here we go
the heart offers an inspiration in alignment with the highest self. the third eye projects a beautiful sparkling vision in the minds eye: something really amazing you can really sink your teeth into… kinda like when the server at a fancy-pants, “high-dollah”** restaurant produces a dainty round of flourless chocolate cake artfully plated against a dusting of powdered sugar… perhaps a stunning raspberry or mango syrup swirl. *yay! cake!* and yeah, “yay! cake!” IS the exuberance of moments when you envision your life through inspiration.

…then…
out of nowhere, Mr. Doubt, that sneaky rat bastard, does some wack alchemy
and turns that lovely dessert into a turd.  it is still smooth, dense, dark, heavy… and it stinks to high heaven, but guess who can’t distinguish the damn difference? what’s worse is that Continue reading

Foodie Friday: What to do when food isn’t food

23 Oct

[read time: 5 minutes]fridge-raid. photo credit: johnandketurah

*breathe* so yeah… food industry sucks. and so does the food policy / food guidance camp… you know, the people from the government, or whoever, that tell you what you’re supposed to or not supposed to eat.  let’s get into it… shall we?

the (potato or chocolate) chips are stacked against you
the food industry wants you to stay hungry… very hungry.   Continue reading