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Variety is the Spice of Life

There were no new recipes this week but I was a food prep master last weekend cooking up some old favorites with a twist so I thought I’d share some of the variations. 429 more words


Mind, Body & Spirit

That whole Mind, Body & Spirit thing was drilled into my head as a kid, probably by the influential organizations of my childhood: the YMCA, the Boy Scouts, and the Episcopal Church.   115 more words

Travels With Charley

Spotlight on Weight

Of all the health topics swirling around in American society and media today, weight captures more attention than almost any other issue. Currently, obesity is considered to be epidemic in our country, with childhood obesity rates more than doubling over the past 30 years (and with adolescent obesity rates quadrupling). 1,843 more words

Strawberry & Blueberry Cobbler Pie

One of my favorite things to do is cook for other people. Whether it’s cooking a delicious meal for friends, family & co-workers, bringing a jar of fresh salsa as a… 449 more words



I learned tonight that a friend’s father, scheduled for open heart surgery in the morning, had a heart attack today at the hospital. This is a man who never appeared (to me and a few others at least) to be unhealthy. 183 more words


Bringing in the wheat

(Three Oaks, Michigan) I bet you didn’t know that Southwest Michigan is a leading wheat producer.  Well, you know now, because here are some photos from the 2014 wheat harvest taken along Kruger Road near Mill Road on July 17, 2014:

Travels With Charley

Dragon Noodle Salad

The salads chapter of Isa Does It has been neglected, but I’ve become bored with lunches of late and went back to Chapter 2 for some ideas to get me through the summer slump.   315 more words