HIL4: My WHOLE30® Alternative

Anyone else doing the Thanksgiving sit of shame?  You know, when you sit down the day after Thanksgiving, you probably just finished an enormous plate of leftovers, and you can very literally feel that you have added a measurable amount to your waist, thighs, and hips?  Anyone?

It’s not about the way you look, but the way you feel.  Rather than wait for New Year’s resolutions to take care of it, and without ruining your holiday party season, try this instead:

As promised months ago, here is my alternative to the impossible (for me) WHOLE30®.  Since I hate few things more than clicking on a recipe and scrolling FOREVER to get to the ingredients or instructions, let’s get right to it…

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Il Cannone in Columbus: A Historic Event

While I was sitting next to my daughter in the sold out Ohio Theatre, I knew that this was a special evening but had no idea exactly how big of a deal it truly was.

Il Cannone (The Cannon) is a 276 year old violin named by it’s former owner, famed Italian composer and violinist, Niccolo Paganini.  When Paganini passed in 1840, he left the violin to the city of Genoa, Italy.

In all this time, Il Cannone has been to the U.S. a total of only three times.  Once to San Francisco, the furthest the violin has ever traveled, in 1999 and once to New York City in 2003.  And now, an event 4 years in the making, Il Cannone is here in our great city as a result of the sister city relationship Columbus has with Genoa.

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