Lauren Steinheimer

healthcare writer. tarot reader. dog mom.

Pot leaf with a ladybug on it

I’m going to keep this one short and sweet because I’ve got cookies to bake! They’re not pot cookies, but I wish they were! Whether you celebrate with edibles, Willie Nelson, or not at all, I wanted to wish you all a Happy 4/20. This date makes me think back on when I first started …

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Wow, so much has changed in the weeks since my last post. I moved to Maine and bought a house! This all happened right as the Covid-19 pandemic was really starting to get crazy.  We moved on St. Patrick’s Day, just a couple of days after people started sheltering in place. We loaded up our …

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Like many others, I moved to the mountains of NorCal for the wealth of outdoor opportunities the area has to offer. And like my friends and neighbors in this mountain community, I’ve sunken into a state of guilt-ridden depression over the persistent smoke from the nearby Carr Fire. Today, I’m a mixed bag of emotions. …

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As some may know, I’m a huge fan of coffee. I buy high-quality, locally roasted, organic beans from Northbound Coffee Roasters and grind them myself. Since I’m not bougie enough to splurge on an electrical conical burr grinder, I use a hands-on coffee mill. Why am I telling you this? Because hand-grinding your coffee beans …

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Mt. Shasta trail running

It’s the day before the winter solstice. My garlic is planted and I got my first snowy run this morning. There’s something totally magical about frolicking (because that’s how I run) among fatty flakes floating gently toward the ground. Until your jacket starts to soak through. Then it’s time to go home. Yesterday I moved …

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