Healing & The Power of Simple Things: A True Story

May 23, 2013

  How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank It’s been a little while since I posted about something other than food, which is strange to me as the truth is just this: I never set out to be a food blogger. Funny how you just never know … Read More

ShiraHealing & The Power of Simple Things: A True Story

On Travel, Family, and Photos from The Big Island, Hawaii

April 5, 2013

  Getting away is surely a luxury in this world, and one that should be thoroughly revered & enjoyed. Growing up, my family had not the means for such things as air travel, and despite this I can still recall as vividly as yesterday the many exciting road trips we took as kids, and think to how they must have … Read More

ShiraOn Travel, Family, and Photos from The Big Island, Hawaii

On The Practice of Good Everyday

February 1, 2013

  Recently I referenced a great book I’d read, and shared a thought or two from the pages I ate up while earnestly stepping my way to happiness at the gym. I’ve finally taken to reading books & listening to music to drown out the gym noise, and boy is it awesome! Honestly, not sure why I was needlessly suffering … Read More

ShiraOn The Practice of Good Everyday

In Pursuit of (Daily) Happiness ~ What’s on Your List?

December 14, 2012

There are things that bring us all happiness in our lives. It could be a quiet moment, or a few hours with a really good book. For some it could be a run in the woods, or a call from a good friend. For me, I can always use a good laugh, and luckily there is no lack of that … Read More

ShiraIn Pursuit of (Daily) Happiness ~ What’s on Your List?

True Storytelling: A Not So Fast Going Without Story

November 26, 2012

  The day was April 16, 2011. That was the day I started fasting once a week and giving the value of what I didn’t consume to those who have less. Not So Fast began just a few days after the idea came to me, and I knew it would be a long process of putting this whole beautiful thing … Read More

ShiraTrue Storytelling: A Not So Fast Going Without Story