Happy New Year! I know New Year’s Day was a while ago, which is precisely why I’m writing now. We usually start the year full of enthusiasm to achieve our new goals and New Year’s resolutions, but it’s about this… [read]
Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a form of depression linked to lack of sunlight. Onset of symptoms occurs annually during winter months with more cases occurring in areas with longer and more severe winters.
Symptoms include low mood, feeling… [read]
As Americans, we have become greatly out of touch with our food sources in the past 50 or so years. There aren’t many of us who have had the experience of eating freshly harvested vegetables we grew on our own.… [read]
So you have decided to make a change in your lifestyle and start growing some or all of your own vegetables and fruit. Some careful planning now will save you money and effort in the future.
Many new gardeners begin… [read]
We are hungry. Not just for calories; it goes much deeper than that. The hunger is for nourishment. We want the satisfaction of eating and assurance that what we’re putting in our mouths is safe, life enhancing, and… [read]
Why do we use pills to remove or diminish the effects of disease when we can prevent many diseases in the first place? Why are we spending so much money on prescription medicine but penny-pinching on organic food?
Life is… [read]
“Variety is the very spice of life,” wrote William Cowper. And certainly, ever since the spice wars launched numerous ships in search of these valuable commodities, our appetite for them has never ceased.
It was the search for spice that… [read]