Category Archives: Health-Diet

The Value of Connections – MS Awareness Week

Well, I signed on to my blog to do this post, and as it happens, today is the 3rd anniversary of the registration of this blog! It hardly seems possible. In that time, there have been days when I spent … Continue reading

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Employing the Little Grey Cells

“It is a small problem merely. But a problem that will agitate the little grey cells most adequately.”  – Agatha Christie’s Poirot in The Incredible Theft   Lately I’ve noticed a lot of television commercials for the Luminosity website. Like brainHQ,, … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law and Why Everybody Needs a Plan – Part 1

If anything can go wrong, it will – Murphy’s Law My Scottish grandparents had lots of favorite sayings. Two that often come to mind are, “Hope for the best, but plan for the worst,” and “Murphy may have been an Irishman, … Continue reading

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Facing a Scary Moment

I had a scary moment this month. I know I’m not bomb-proof, and understand I’m not twenty anymore. Still, when I have minor aches and pains, I tend to self-treat. I’m the child, step-child, grandchild, and niece of RN’s, who … Continue reading

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Think Pink (Even if it’s not your favorite color…)

When I was about nine, my mother decorated my room in pink and white.  I had striped café curtains with canopy valances, pink walls and bedspreads, and a white desk and trim.  I’m not at all sure why she picked … Continue reading

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Bathing in the Glow of the Forest – Walking the Air Line Trail

    This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of old, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards … Continue reading

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