A Life of Esteemable Acts

It used to be that I would do one of two things to make myself feel better--either I would overeat or I would spend money. I overate to the tune of being morbidly obese with a BMI of 41 and I overspent in the thousands. With the addiction to compulsive eating and debt to income …

The Farmer’s Market

Feeling better, I donned my usual winter uniform--Irish sweater, jeans and loafers, and trekked out to the newest farmers market in town. It being winter, there were just a handful of fresh produce stands.  Hand-baked goods and exotic olive oils dotted the suburban mall landscape. Actually, this farmer's market wasn't new at all. It exists …