Barbara Hannah Grufferman

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Kale: The Answer to Just About . . . Everything?

I just read the FUNNIEST article on slate.com which simply must be shared.  But first, here’s a short blog I wrote last year about my addiction.

Will the Authentic Paula Deen Please Stand Up?

To be authentic, according to most authorities on authenticity, is to be true to one’s own self, to one’s own nature. I suppose Paula Deen, while instructing viewers to add butter, sugar, and more butter and sugar, to her recipes–allegedly based on her “Grandmama Paul’s Southern cooking”–was being authentic, even as she was helping millions of Americans enter the growing . . . Read More

The Power of ‘Meditative Running’

Who knew that the secret to great health and happiness lies right at our feet? While trying to come to grips with the changes my body, mind, and life were going through after turning 50, I came across a life-changing article in the Wall Street Journal about Jeff Galloway, the Olympian and marathoner who developed the Run-Walk-Run program used by . . . Read More