November 28, 2022
How Squats can boost your brain

Since yoga is over 5,000 years in the making, it seems that science is now catching up to why yoga's been around so long.  A fascinating look at the benefits of simple squats is at BBC Reel.  According to the BBC the up-down movement is like testing the shock absorbers of your brain. In my […]

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November 21, 2022
Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving — just around the corner, or every day? I so enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. It's all about food and friendship, a chance to pause and reflect on all the best life has offered us. It makes me wonder if there's any reason Thanksgiving couldn't happen every day. Maybe not the turkey, mashers, and pies […]

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April 5, 2022
Magic Numbers For Us All

Today the San Antonio Spurs magic number to get into the playoff round  is 2. It reminded me of one of my favorite posts from 2017 when the playoff format was different, but the Magic Numbers sytem worked just the same. ENJOY! As most of you already know, I love basketball and am passionate about […]

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March 29, 2021
Food as a time machine

This time of year I find that food turns into a time machine. As Easter quickly approaches I travel back to my childhood becoming 12 again. A time when dying eggs was an all day project that lived on under your fingernails in crescent moons of red, blue and green. Clear waxed crayons would let […]

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November 14, 2018
Become a Food Anthropologist

A travel expert on PBS advised that to really know a culture, you must eat their food. And he went on to eat dried bugs and stewed goat intestines. All the while I was thinking, YUCK — I’d have to be pretty darn hungry. But upon reflection I realize how true that was. How much […]

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September 27, 2018
Thanks for your memories

When I was in my early 40's my older brother Bill came to visit me in Austin. We went to lunch with several of my women friends. Somehow over the course of the meal we got to talk about losing your virginity. It was a sweet memory for me, as I recalled a passionate escapade […]

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April 13, 2017
Food as a time machine

This time of year I find that food turns into a time machine. As Easter quickly approaches I travel back to my childhood becoming 12 again. A time when dying eggs was an all day project that lived on under your fingernails in crescent moons of red, blue and green. Clear waxed crayons would let […]

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March 27, 2017
Magic Numbers For Us All

Today the San Antonio Spurs magic number to get into the playoff round  is 2. It reminded me of one of my favorite posts from 2017 when the playoff format was different, but the Magic Numbers sytem worked just the same. ENJOY! As most of you already know, I love basketball and am passionate about […]

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June 29, 2016
Layovers to yoga over!

If you're flying to your vacation destination you can appreciate that some airports now have yoga studios available. According to Rodale's Organic Life here's the best of the airport yoga studios. More than likely however, like me you're not going to intersect with any of these half dozen airports. No worries however, it's easy to […]

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January 29, 2016
When lacing up isn’t an answer

I got some blog advice today from a health newsletter that suggests when you get feeling anxious, instead of eating, you should “lace up your sneakers” and walk it off. While adding aerobic activity is often a good idea, what if taking a walk just isn’t possible at the moment anxiety strikes? Lacing up your […]

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June 2, 2015
Livestream now gives us a way to meet!

Abby Unplugged! Live Stream Event June 3 at 6p (Central) After selling DVDs over the past decade I’ve only been able to meet a small number of you in person — but now with technology advancing in leaps and bounds Wednesday night I’ll be able to chat with you live! I started sharing my work […]

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June 1, 2015
“Mad Men” finale and the sound of Om.

[Mad Men Spoiler Alert] Sunday night with legs crossed and a serene expression over his face Jon Hamm on Mad Men wrapped up our final vision of Don Drapper. His final word “Om.” On this last episode about the advertising world that began in the 1960’s, creator Matthew Weiner sent us to a Coke commercial […]

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