Category: fun

16 Favorite GIFs from My Google AutoAwesome

I’ve been a big fan of Google’s Picasa for several years—I think I installed it back in college! Always innovating, Google recently came out with a new AutoBackup feature through Picasa, in that it will save EVERY photo you have

Posted in animals, fun, humor, travel

1000 Days in 4 Minutes and The Top 10 Lessons Learned from 3 Years of Traveling

November 4th is my Nomad Anniversary—here’s a  look and some musings on what I’ve done, seen, and learned…     The Top 10 Lessons Learned from 3 Years of Traveling   1. It’s Not F*** My Life— it’s FMP! When

Posted in fun, reflection, travel

The Cookbook Backstory

How did a nomad with no formal culinary training or really any kitchen skills publish a cookbook packed with tons of great and good-for-you recipes? Here’s how…     Did I ever imagine I’d write a cookbook? Definitely not during

Posted in change, food, fun, hawaii, health, nutrition, passion

How to Make a Delicious Green Smoothie in 3 Easy Steps (Dancing Optional)

I think this just about covers it all…     The 3 Steps: Start with the easy stuff Create a Smoothie Tornado Add the dense/tough/frozen items at the end   The Recipe: 1 1/2 cups of Water 1 Banana 1

Posted in awesomeness, creative kitchen, food, fun, health, nutrition

10 Songs That Can Get You MOVING! (works for me! :)

Yeah, I like to dance.   In fact, I have a playlist on my iPod called Dance Party Mix—though I think it’d be great to bust this out at a party, it’s more for me: songs that I know get

Posted in exercise, fun, music

How I Took My Family to Maui for a Week for $573

  This past Christmas, I spent a week on Maui with my family. This is remarkable for a few reasons: None of us had ever been to that island. My mom and brother had never been out to Hawaii, at

Posted in family, fun, hacking, happiness, hawaii, health, holiday, rest, travel

Time for Another MACRO Break…

I wasn’t sure this would happen in 2012. I had such a good time (dare I say “life-changing experience?”) during my Epic Road Trip in 2011 that I just *knew* I wanted to do the same thing this year—and really, every

Posted in family, fun, goals, hawaii, holiday, reflection, rest

Help Create the Next Course! What do you *MOST* want to learn?

from a coffee shop in West Hollywood!   I’m sitting here (no standing desks available!) among the baristas and others working at this rather well-known coffee chain, and thinking about what I can do next to support you in your

Posted in ask the readers, course, fun, health, reflection, travel

Show Update #3: We Filmed a Show!

WOW.   Last week feels a bit surreal. You think and dream and hope and then… it happens. :) It’d be easy to just charge ahead with the next item on the to-do list, so I’m gonna pause and reflect

Posted in food, fun, show

Giveaway (and Review): Joby’s Flexible & Magnetic Tripod!

A lightweight and adjustable tripod for your point-and-shoot camera—perfect for those of us on the go! :) That’s just kinda ridiculous, right?? And so… cool!! If you enjoy photography or videos and want to have a SUPER easy way to

Posted in environment, fun, give back
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