May 09, 2021
Food

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Fight the Post-Lunch Fatigue

Today, I ate lunch, and then sat down outside to do some work. With the sun shining strong for the first time in a while, I looked up, closed my eyes to soak in some vitamin D, and promptly fell asleep. What the heck? I’m not narcoleptic. I’m not hung over. I don’t have a newborn […]

Easy, Crispy Parmesan & Mustard Chicken

  Here’s an easy dinner for a busy weeknight–and you probably have all the ingredients you need. I like to serve it with a salad or steamed veggies. Prepared by and photo by Emily Doscher   (8 servings) INGREDIENTS 8 boneless and skinless chicken breast (pounded out to 1/2″ thickness) 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice […]

Podcast: The Ridgewood Y’s CEO Ernie Lamour

The Ridgewood Y has done amazing things for our community during the past year, while itself struggling from the pandemic and the shutdown. Its CEO, Ernie Lamour, is inspiring in his positivity and commitment to service, and he has been a strong leader in a time of turmoil for so many. Listen to his story, […]

5K for Hunger — Join Us, It is So Easy

The students in the Fitness Club at Ridgewood High School, in partnership with Y Wellness and Teen Leads, are hosting a 5K next week. It is virtual, which doesn’t mean you can watch someone else do it. It means you can complete your 5K on your own time and at your own pace. To register, […]

Will My Children Get the Vaccine?

I’ve been asked many times recently if I will let my children get the vaccine. The answer is yes. The better question is, do I think my children need the vaccine? The answer to that, given the data and the evidence, is no. I will take my kids for the vaccine when I have to, […]

Should School Start Later? Take a Listen

For years, evidence has been mounting to support a later school start time for adolescents. Dr. Anne Robinson, through her group, Smart Balance, has been spearheading a campaign for the Ridgewood, NJ school system to follow the science, demonstrate a real commitment to student wellbeing and push back the first bell. I interviewed Dr. Robinson […]

The 10 Best Modern Neutral Exterior Paint Colors

First published 2019 I have been doing a lot of exterior consultations the past few months, which I love. Exterior color is one of the biggest challenges for a lay person (i.e. not an architectural color designer like me, so basically 99.99% of homeowners). Among other things, a lot of consideration has to be given to the amount of sunlight […]

Lucas Wolfe: My (Not So) Perfect Life

Along with some other health care professionals and concerned citizens, I am working on a new Mental Wellness Initiative for the Ridgewood Y. The Y’s service area is huge, so not only are we designing this to reach far beyond the boundaries of one town, the information is applicable to all of us. Understandably, so […]
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