Skinny Meals is great for people like me who are terrible at counting calories and measuring carbs and protein. I usually start a new diet with good intentions but then the details bog me down, I get frustrated, I give up ... and then I have a bacon double cheeseburger for lunch. With a shake. And a side of fries.
Taking photographs gets you out of your mind to become a witness of what is. It may shift an otherwise bleak day into something magical. It reorients the way that you see and appreciate the world around you. It invites you to be fully receptive and aware.
When I hear my Midwestern in-laws talk about their rhubarb bush growing out of control, I can’t help but feel a little jealous. I love how rhubarb’s tartness accompanies so many sweet and savory dishes, but here in New York, I often have to search for it in farmers’ markets and specialty supermarkets.