May 20

So long, Joe.

  I have been wrestling with caffeine addiction for at least fifteen  years.  I remember, when I was working on a computer at many moons ago, thinking to myself while I slurped a cup o’ Joe cut with  amazake  "Mmm… this stuff is good" … and… "this stuff is EVIL".  I really don’t understand how

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  My friend Neil Sattin is a cool guy .  He lives in Portland, Maine  with his lovely wife, Tonya (who writes a really funny parenting blog called HappyDash.com), and his two little kids.  I spent many a cold, wintry afternoon watching Dr. Phil  with Tonya after she gave birth to their first little one. 

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  If you read this blog with any regularity, you know that I am a cat person.  I have a weird cat, named George, who does weird things like lay on my Korean massage bed like a human being .  That’s why I love cats… they’re weird.  No matter how hard I’ve tried, I really

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Apr 20

Kelp!!!!

Because I am sooooo famous and fabulous, people just send me goodies out of the blue!  Okay, not gold watches.  No diamond tennis bracelets…yet.  But I got some really great kelp in the mail the other day! Louise Gaudet is a truly Hip Chick.  She runs a company called BC Kelp and she goes out

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Oh Thank God. So George, my two-year old Tabby  and only remaining pet, had not been seen by his lovely petsitter, Natasha, since the day her duties began… roughly the same day I left for the East Coast.  Needless to say the cruise and all other away-from-LA activities were pretty stressful for me, knowing that

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Mar 16

Laugh it off!

I had the opportunity to do a little segment on View from the Bay yesterday in San Francisco.  Watch it only if you feel like laughing: abclocal.go.com/kgo/story

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Mar 10

Sister Giant

I recently spent a weekend with Marianne Williamson .  Well, with her and about 500 other women.  It was an amazing, educational and transformative experience called Sister Giant, designed to re-connect us with our female power and to find ways to apply it in the world.  Of course, this wonderful yin force we are governed

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I made this pie this weekend to celebrate The Kind Diet hitting #1 on The New York Times Bestsellers list.  Looks like whole foods, veganism and macrobiotics are coming out of the closet! The recipe is by Eric LeChasseur, from his book, Love, Eric.  He’s also the owner of Seed Kitchen, in Venice, California. Makes

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Jan 27

The High Seas

First things first.  I’m really happy to report that, thanks to Oprah Winfrey, The Kind Diet has been helping lots of people.  Here’s a link to see some cooking videos starring Alicia and Laura Linney! Second, here’s an interview I did at newnaturalista.com.  It’s a really cool site.  THIRD… I want to give everyone time

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I’ve been in bed most of this week.  I was felled by a sinus infection and it decided that my bed was the safest, comfiest, snottiest place to rest my painful head.  I’m just pulling out now, but I’d like to share some some interesting discoveries: I found something this week you might want to

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