Tag Archives: health

Dining Out, Readin Mail

When I’m out at the doctor’s office, I usually eat out. I have a few favorite haunts, like most folks. That Cesar Salad is a killer if you let the staff dress it for you. That little tub in the … Continue reading

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CARING FOR OURSELVESĀ 

“Home again, home again, jiggety jog.” My daddy always said this phrase from the old Mother Goose rhyme when we pulled into the driveway after a road trip. Even though I wasn’t gone long, I’m always glad to return, just … Continue reading

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ART, SCIENCE, AND THE UNIVERSEĀ 

If anyone knows, THE UNIVERSE knows. Some folks can’t believe in a god or personal diety, but can attribute all the same attributes to the Universe. Others assign these powers to Fate or to Luck or Chance.  We’re all created … Continue reading

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Food, Medicine and Time

Hippocrates was one smart dude. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is this healer’s complete quote. He cared for the sick in Greece in the early 4th century BCE. Of course, he didn’t have access to … Continue reading

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WILD CORN DOGS

Warning! Don’t eat everything you find in nature! Just because a food is “natural ” doesn’t mean it’s good for you! These “wild corn dogs,” are actually cattail or bullrush plants, usually found growing near the banks of creeks, streams, … Continue reading

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School of Hard Knocks

Some of us have advanced degrees from this esteemed academic institution. Frank Sinatra was known for doing things “My Way,” but for most of us, this is only the “Hard Way” or the “Worst Way.” The Better Way isn’t the … Continue reading

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BRING BACK THE BEES šŸĀ 

Bees are a major pollinator of the food we eat, with 1/3 of all we consume affected by their work. Bees are also the only insect to produce a food which humans eat: honey. Pooh knew a good thing and … Continue reading

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