Monthly Archives: September 2008

Learning to fall, all over again

I fell yesterday.  It was one of those times when I didn’t watch where I was going. (In my defense, I was moving a hummingbird feeder invaded by bees and was somewhat distracted.)  One minute I was upright and focused, then … Continue reading

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Caution! Now entering the Green Zone!

How do you get people to change when they don’t need to, it’s inconvenient, and it will cost them (some) money to do so?  Impossible you say?  Maybe not. The Wall Street Journal recently did a great article on recycling … Continue reading

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3 Even FASTER ways to battle Fast Food Cravings

I admit it. For years I was the Queen of Fast Foods. Burger King, Wendys, Taco Bell. I was the connoisseur of the best fries (McDonalds), the tastiest burger (Burger King), the best shake (Wendys).  And no wonder. Fast food is tasty, convenient, … Continue reading

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What does your garbage say about you?

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time~~T. S. Eliot I woke up this morning thinking about garbage. Do you ever … Continue reading

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Soul Shift

I believe that somehow we are inter-connected to the world around us, an entity sometimes called Gaia.  It is said to have a self-correcting mechanism, as any viable organism must have.  If so, the event of the last few years have … Continue reading

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What on earth is creative about installation art?

When I go into an art gallery filled with the masters, be they Rembrandt or Robert Bateman, my first reaction is “Wow! How did they do that?” My second reaction is: “I could never do anything that good in a million years.” When … Continue reading

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The next best thing to owning a dog

As part of an ongoing series on charitable giving for Blog Action Day on October 15, I took a look at charities for dog lovers. Here’s what I found out. Just as you might suspect, there are no end to charities … Continue reading

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