People of Pittsburg: Terri Blessent

Steve Jobs once said, “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Terri Blessent is an example of this quote; she wakes up and most days looks forward to getting up and getting to work, as well as her volunteer work in the community of Pittsburg. Continue reading People of Pittsburg: Terri Blessent

Click & Shop: Ron’s Offers Online Shopping

Ron’s Supermarket wants to change the way you shop for groceries by combining local and online shopping.  Online shopping has become the norm for many retail transactions (last year’s online retailers broke records with Cyber Monday sales exceeding $3 billion), and this local grocery store is ready to get in on the action. Ron’s newest feature, Click & Shop, allows customers to order groceries online … Continue reading Click & Shop: Ron’s Offers Online Shopping

Pittsburg Trails Expand

“A pedestrian friendly city is a healthy city,” Deborah McGeorge, an Active Transportation Advisory Board member, told me recently.  “It’s a physically healthy city for the citizens, but it is also just a vibrant, healthy–economically healthy–city.  If people can get out and get around town easily, they will.” She told me of recent expansions to Pittsburg’s urban walking and biking trail system,  including the East/West … Continue reading Pittsburg Trails Expand

An Appeal for Yoga in the New Year

  Namaste, future yogis! Today, in this New Year’s Day inaugural issue of The Pittsburg Appeal, I want to talk to you about New Year’s resolutions on health and wellness.  According to a recent article in U.S. News, 80% of all New Year’s resolutions (which are often aimed at improving health) fail. That’s a lot of people who want to get their life back on … Continue reading An Appeal for Yoga in the New Year