How surviving the holidays can be done with celery!

This just in:  Mysterious plates of unclaimed cookies strategically placed in a large number of American homes on December 24th!

Did your mother, or father leave a special treat near the Christmas tree on Christmas Eve?  I’m not sure who told them what to leave for him but in my home it was always cookies or something classified as “dessert.”  Surprisingly enough, my health conscious mother decided we should leave a few carrot sticks along with the chocolate chip cookies and rice milk.  If you’re going to eat something sugary, then you must have even more of the healthy stuff.  I think that’s about how it went in my home, growing up.

Cookies for Santa

Santa Claus isn’t in great shape. Let’s face it. …

What does Madonna’s butt have to do with your breakfast?

After an unsuspectingly profound FLASH MOB meditation this morning, I went to a restaurant in downtown Palo Alto with a few of the meditators (the organizers appropriately switched the word “mob” for satsang: “flash satsang meditation”).   As we sat down, and food arrived, my friend asked if I’d like to share as her plate had arrived too full for her appetite.  I politely declined as she extended the offer to the rest of the table.  It was clear that I’d passed on the food, and my friend went on to share, “She’s so healthy! She had broccoli for breakfast!”  In fact, I did have broccoli with hemp oil drizzled on top with a few pumpkin seeds-for some fun crunch 🙂 for breakfast.…

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