The gift of working your land, however small it is.

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.

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Eat Local, Gift Local

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

Overnight Oatmeal : strawberry jam, chia, almonds

  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

Body and mind

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

Because I love bacon, butter, and bread

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