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Let's Be Treehuggers Together
Let’s be treehuggers together.  That’s the call to action of sustainability blogger Larissa Swayze. We wondered why we were suddenly getting lots of traffic directly from her blog.  So we checked it out. Turns out she had written a well...
Pilates Nausea?
Why am I experiencing nausea during my pilates roll down? While we know to expect some additional soreness in  previously undiscovered places, becoming nauseous can be a real turn-off to attacking that little muffin top at the top of your...
If you can’t find it, create it!
    When I got a call from Maria Rodale, author of Organic Manifesto, about taking our activewear designs in performance fabrics, and experimenting with recreating them in Organic Cotton, I was intrigued. Anyone in the sustainable space knows the...
Lifelong Learner
It’s not often that I’m able to get away from from my two jobs and family to dive into some hardcore learning!  It’s a lifelong challenge.  As I take time to look back on this year, however, I am pleased...
Use It or Lose It!
We’ve all heard that phrase.  Well, maybe not you young folks, yet. Happily, when  you get to the age where you start to understand its true meaning, that phrase will be the impetus to get you out of the chair,...
Ageless Swans
There are so many ways to get in your workout, these days:  a quick jog, a trip to the machines at the gym, a bike ride if the weather co-operates.  But several of my friends have decided to check their egos at...
Which Way Is North?
As I walked down my street today, my BIRTH-DAY, I looked up and saw this beautiful “sign,” and yes, anyone who knows me knows that I believe the universe is always sending me signs and roadmaps … I just don’t always...
Endless Summer
Smell the possibilities Here it is… the day of the last final exam… the days of rising early, way too early, will soon only be a distant memory … until next year of course. We look at our children, marveling...