Author: Jamie Weil

In the Sierra Nevada foothills lies the county of Amador. Its rolling hills are dotted with oaks and vineyards. In the Autumn, shades of yellow, orange, and red smear together across the Shenandoah Valley like oils on a palette....

What I’d planned on doing this weekend was a number of items on The List, including writing my three blogs. Instead, I ended up traipsing the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in search of the perfect...

Recently, while staying at an Air B&B house in Carpinteria, I was having dinner on the patio with the hostess who so graciously (& deliciously!) prepared it. We were sitting, chatting over lemon chicken...

We’re busy. Lots going on. It’s easy to get on auto-pilot just to get through the day. The alarm goes off, we trudge to the kitchen turn on the coffee pot, and permit the...

Motivation. What is it? Where do you find some when your go is gone? When your “why” is bigger than your “but”, that’s where.

I want to get healthy BUT I don’t want to give up dessert after dinner.
I want to lose weight, BUT I don’t want to give up chocolate chip cookies.