I hate cooking, but since I can’t or don’t always want to go out to eat, and since the likes-to-cook member of the family went back to school (which eats up all her time, pun intended), I don’t have a choice. It’s not the worst problem to have, of course. If I didn’t need to… Read more »
Erwan Le Corre, 40, is the founder of MovNat, a forward-thinking approach to fitness that finds its practical inspiration in humanity’s primitive roots. Le Corre and his team hold outdoor training workshops in West Virginia and Thailand, where participants rediscover, practice and master the movement skills of their nature-dwellling ancestors. Born in France, Le Corre is considered one of the leading pioneers of the international primal-fitness movement.
In addition to being cute, pets improve our lives. Copious studies have shown that pets can make our lives happier and healthier, but numerous personal anecdotes also support this thesis. Here are some of those studies and some of those anecdotes: A study this summer found that pets are important sources of emotional support for… Read more »
On May 16, 2010, Colorado native Christy Mahon became the first woman and the seventh person ever to ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains, affectionately known as the “Colorado 14ers.” Because she kept her mission under the radar, her victory came as a surprise to many. Not to her husband, Ted Mahon, though, a mountaineer and ski instructor who accompanied her on every climb and descent.
After 18 years of playing professional soccer, Tony Sanneh retired from the sport in 2010. But “retired” is hardly a word that describes this world soccer great. A native of St. Paul, Minn., he established The Sanneh Foundation, a nonprofit organization, in 2003; its purpose is to provide positive environments – including soccer clinics and camps – for urban youth in America. We caught up with Sanneh by phone to find out more about his projects and passions.
A while back I had to have an IV put in but the nurse couldn’t find a vein. She started in the crook of my arm. When that failed she moved to my hand. When that failed she called in another nurse who assured me, “I’m the best at this.” When she couldn’t find a… Read more »
Over the past few days, temperatures in Minneapolis have been near 100 degrees with high humidity. It’s the first real heat wave of the season and it got me thinking about how the seasons and weather affect mood. Winter-onset seasonal affective disorder (S.A.D) is fairly well-known, but, I wondered, are there other versions of S.A.D?… Read more »