For the majority of the summer, we’ve been going to a different farmers market to avoid the crowds of our neighborhood market.
Living in the moment (mindfulness) has been a big focus of mine for longer than I can remember. It’s a practice I know I should work at daily, yet sometimes it’s a real struggle.
So let’s talk about mindfulness for a moment (ha). Then I’ll explain why eating seasonally relates to this mental state.
Last week my dad purchased a used Nikon D70 from his boss. The D70 is one model older than the one I own. Both are over 10 years old. My dad has done film photography all his life (that’s partly how I ended up with so many great film lenses!) and so this was his very first digital SLR. We had a FaceTime session earlier today and we went through every setting to make sure he knew exactly how to work it.
I’ve been obsessed with process, both in personal and professional applications, for as long as I can remember. If something has a process, to me, that must mean it has order and it’s therefore easier to wrap my head around. But that isn’t the case with photography and any artistic endeavor that requires a creative “process.”
I was skeptical about this behemoth of a countertop kitchen appliance, so I ran it through a number of practical tests. Can a Vitamix really make anything?
If I was going to keep this thing in my minimalist kitchen — ON the counter, no less — it sure as hell needed to replace at least two appliances.
Here’s how things went down: