The CHamoru word for land is Tåno. We are taotao tåno, people of the land. Most families once had ranches. Some still do. When I was a kid my cousins and I would spend the weekends in Ipan with our grandparents and our mothers at our Granny's house. We would help clean green onions from the … Continue reading The gift of working your land, however small it is.
This picture is actually from a couple weeks ago. It's a healthy mid day office snack made up of local mango, local mountain apple, and not local coconut water. How awesome would it have been if I had a local coconut with a straw on it on my desk? I think my bosses would be … Continue reading Eat Local, Gift Local
My second attempt at over night oatmeal oatmeal chia seeds milk strawberry jam almonds It was pretty tasty. I went in to work and ate half of it by 9 a.m. I was hungry by 11 and had some amazing fried rice. Then I at the rest of the oatmeal around 2. I thought … Continue reading Overnight Oatmeal : strawberry jam, chia, almonds
Isn't that beautiful? I've started walking with my friend, Colleen. We go to the Dededo Sports Complex. When we go around 6 p.m. that is the view we get treated to. It makes exercising a lot more enjoyable. I'm really enjoying the walking. While we're walking we do a lot of brainstorming for projects, we … Continue reading Body and mind
I haven't worked out consistently since my freshman year in high school. That was a very long time ago. I keep telling myself that I'm going to do this and sometimes, I even start. Every time I start, I obsess over it for a few weeks and then slowly start to extend the number of … Continue reading Because I love bacon, butter, and bread