“Stone soup” 5 ways!

“Stone Soup is a European folk story in which hungry strangers convince the people of a town to each share a small amount of their food in order to make a meal that everyone enjoys, and exists as a moral regarding the value of sharing. In varying traditions, the stone has been replaced with other common inedible objects, and therefore …

6 legit ways to read books for free!!!

Already told you I’m an introvert, right? Close to 1278 times. approximately. Ever since I learned to read, my relationship with books was as close – as others would probably feel about a close friend. Of course for me- personally- books are so much better than friends because you don’t have to make the effort …

Making veggie soup? double it!

Everybody knows the best trick for getting something done, is, well, to simply get it done. Works 99.9% of the time. The thing is- many times getting off the couch -and starting to cook from scratch-is a 99.9% no-go. I mean- that’s how I felt before -now I’m retired+an introvert+I love eating + planning my …

How much did it cost to change my “honest opinion”?

You remember I am a class A introvert and a known unashamed nerd. Now you remember. Anyway- I love autumn and winter, can’t deal with harsh sun and heat- which is a shame since I live in a very hot place, suffice to say we have 8-9 months of summer a year- and I do …

My Duolingo hacks!

I do hope you are aware of this life-changing app. #oh-no paid links, no cousin who developed the app, plus- as you will see in a moment- the hacks are entirely free- and that is exactly the reason they are considered hacks. I just like this app -I get to learn a language, feel challenged …

Autumn. cinnamon.

It is supposedly autumn here. It’s just so hot it’s quite idiotic to be celebrating autumn. Because autumn-for me- is a celebration. I can’t stand the heat, the blinding sun, the fatigue and weariness that go hand in hand (in my case?) with this heat. Sure- the abundance of fruit and quick hot shower water …

What about those avocados?

  I always thought avocados were for those skinny people that need nutrient and fat dense foods, because they don’t get enough calories.  Well- I happen to find calories wherever I go, no problem there, thank you very much.  This is why I was never a big advocate for avocados. But-  I changed my mind …

Were our grandmothers right?

My grandmother was something. She could make people squirm with her casual cross-examinations, and always- always -always- had the upper hand , at every discussion. I used to tell everybody at work that she was my mentor when it came to interrogating people on the witness stand. I loved her with all my heart. She …

The perfect pea protein!

If you are vegan/avid health freak/ curious George- than you couldn’t have escaped the pea protein craze. Evidently, a lot of vegan protein powders are made of, mainly , pea protein. So- I thought to myself-( I do that a lot. it’s definitely a good thing to befriend yourself, especially in times of social isolation- …

Apple-sauce instead of what??

Apples are a favorite of mine. I absolutely think fruit are nature’s fancy cakes, and I am risking being labeled as a douch/purist/hippie/all 3 together-and I don’t give a f%^&. Because- I am a true skeptic, and almost everything in life-in my opinion , is to be seriously doubted and double, if not triple-checked before …