Category Archives: Living

To Bike, Or Not To Bike

A wonderful customer sent me this picture of her bike w/dog trailer parked out front of the Rockville MOM’s.  She was inquiring about whether we’re going to have bike racks at the new Rockville store.  I told her “yes.” I … Continue reading

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Unforgettable

I was out in the woods with my 6 year old daughter yesterday.  She grabbed a plastic bag that she saw lying on the ground and started filling it with other trash.  We always go for the plastic first, before … Continue reading

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TV bad. Books good.

Someone once told me that the difference between high SAT scores and low SAT scores is how much TV vs. reading a kid did growing up.  I grew up watching probably about 50 hours of TV per week and read … Continue reading

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Lions vs. Rabbits

Someone once told me, “If you focus on the rabbits, the lions will eat you.”  I.e.- if you want to make big changes, focus on the big picture, rather than worry about minutia. As I walk my dog along the … Continue reading

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My life with the A List

Occasionally I am asked what my favorite products are.  Here is my A List of products, and why… Nature’s Gate Biotin shampoo- makes my hair look dirty, which *I think* makes it look better. Jason toothpaste gel- solid, foamy, good … Continue reading

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It’s A Jungle In Here

When I was a kid (early 20’s), I swore off red meat for about 3 years.  Didn’t touch it.  I remember explaining to my friends that I would not eat mammals because they were most intelligent.  I eat red meat … Continue reading

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The Tell-Tale Heart is always beating.

Doing the wrong thing is never worth it.  Whenever we do something we know isn’t right, we pay the psychological price in the end, sometimes subconsciously. On the other hand, nobody is perfect.  I still think of all the wrong … Continue reading

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