• Tracy Holidays


    Has it been two months and one week since I sat down with the intent to write something? I wonder how real bloggers do this every day. Perhaps that should be my new year’s…

    January 3, 2016
  • Exercise Lifestyle

    Becoming a Runner

    Everyone says they can’t run. It’s a universal truth. About 8% of those people are correct – the rest, including myself, my husband, and myriad friends can learn how to run. My husband decided…

    October 26, 2015
  • Downtown LA - home - from the plane
    Food Travel

    A whirlwind of two weeks

    My trips back East for week aren’t usually two weeks long, but this one coincided with a wedding in Baltimore and wanting to visit my parents up in New England. Highlights included: Lunch with…

    September 28, 2015
  • Packing for travel - carryon luggage

    Packing for 2 Weeks Away

    About a year ago I became a follower of the “capsule wardrobe” tenet and it has has greatly simplified my life. Nowhere is it more obvious than when I pack for work trips back…

    September 13, 2015
  • Dan Tracy, Karin Tracy

    16 Years

    It’s not a banner anniversary; in fact the associated year gift is wax and that’s among the more dull of the offerings. It’s not even a particularly exciting day as we have mundane chores…

    September 12, 2015
  • Scrambled Eggs, Fresh Salsa, Cherry Tomatoes
    Food Lifestyle

    No better way to start the day…

    than a colorful, messy plate of eggs – salsa, tomatoes, and eggs are all from the Historic Core Farmers Market. This plate keeps me going for hours, although the giant mug of coffee doesn’t…

    September 11, 2015
  • Dan's birthday cakes - Cake Fail

    I am not a baker…

    WTH, people? I am completely incapable of making my husband’s yearly birthday cake. Fortunately, he swears, each year, that it doesn’t matter what it looks like and then promptly consumes it.…

    September 8, 2015