October 2018

Pink Ribbon
It’s that time of year again, where everything turns pink. Sometimes breast cancer is called the glamour cancer—NOT because anything about it is glamorous, but because the awareness surrounding it is very pink and attention grabbing. But let’s look at the reality of it. The statistics show that 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer, and it is the 2nd leading cause of death (for women)....
Smith Island by kayak
Now that I’ve decided to be as active as I can, until I can’t, I jumped at the chance to kayak for a weekend around Smith Island. I spotted the calendar item on Facebook that Delaware Nature Society posted months ago for the first week in October (earlier this month). It was part of the society’s Eco Tour programming, like the upcoming trip in November to watch birds in the Andes, and a February...
lentil taco
Numerous studies have shown the value of eating a more plant-based diet. Your body truly thanks you for eating more fruits, vegetables, and legumes. With kids and a meat-centric husband, I wondered if we could add more plant-based dishes to our dinner repertoire, so I (secretly) decided we were going to be vegetarians for a week. I did some research, found a handful of recipes that sounded good,...