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Thankful for Rain During a Critical Drought

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      8 comments

Sooo happy to hear and see those raindrops this morning. We are supposed to have a lot of rain this winter due to El Nino. Honestly, it's been a long drought and we need rain so badly. Wishing all a wonderful Thanksgiving.... Read more

My 4,000 Mile Trophy from SP Today

Tuesday, November 24, 2015      6 comments

Walking (and exercise in general) is my biggest stress buster. It goes way back to when my dear grandfather took me by my little hand and we walked and walked. So I have deep connections to the love and peacefulness of those days with my sweet... Read more

Live Longer, Prevent Diabetes - by drinking coffee!!! (today's news report)

Monday, November 23, 2015      11 comments

It never ceases to amaze me how the coffee industry gets all of these health proclamations out to the public with a straight face. Ironic that there are consistent news reports on the doubts that taking vitamin supplements makes any difference,... Read more

I Felt Like I Had (legally) Stolen the Groceries

Wednesday, November 18, 2015      12 comments

That's what the cashier and I agreed it felt like as I visited the newly-opened store around the corner (okay, a mile or so away). This is a literal example of one door closing and another opening. I'd recently blogged about the agony of my fa... Read more

Serotonin- When a Friend Can Become an Enemy

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      5 comments

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs writes a blog called "Critical Health News," and often has interesting topics. I thought this was interesting about serotonin; I didn't know some of this. I'll share it and since I am crediting him, hope it meets SP ru... Read more

Happy Birthday, my dearly-departed baby boy, Kevin

Monday, November 16, 2015      11 comments

Even after all these years, I can feel the part of my heart that left with him. I'll just paste my books prologue here. Happy Birthday, dear little son. TOO COLD FOR CACTI – My Personal Adventures 10/22/12 - by Jesse D. Seville P... Read more

My Heart is Breaking Over the Current News about Attacks in Paris

Friday, November 13, 2015      11 comments

The news is unfolding as I write this, and I hope our French SP friends are okay. You're in my prayers.... Read more

Improving Posture Can Reduce Stress (Ben Fuchs, Pharmacist, blog info)

Friday, November 13, 2015      7 comments

I thought his recent blog on "Critical Health News" was interesting and helpful; quoting him here fyi. Since I am attributing the info to him, I hope it meets with SP criteria. "In an article that was published in the journal “Psychologica... Read more

What Indoor Temperature Sends you To Thermostat to Turn Heat On? (just curious)

Thursday, November 12, 2015      12 comments

Last week, it was 82 degrees in here, and this morning it's 66! I thought that was cold until I took out the garbage just now and saw my breath in the air - 51 degrees. So, returning indoors, 66 feels comfie. (smiling) Yes, Nat, it's relative... Read more

Cold Weather Affects My Motivation to Get Outside

Tuesday, November 10, 2015      16 comments

After weeks of whining about the record-breaking high temps, it has started to get "cold." Throughout my years here on SP, I've been amazed at my SPfriends throughout the country who bundle up and exercise in rain, sleet, snow, and/or other ad... Read more

Time Change, Hunger at 1 a.m., Red Lobster, Christmas

Monday, November 09, 2015      8 comments

I have to admit that I'm struggling with time change; as soon as it gets dark, my psyche thinks it's time for bed and I'm tired. Ordinarily, I awaken early and go to sleep early - but not 6 or 7 p.m.!!!! (smiling) Miss those sunshine longer da... Read more

Apple Cider Vinegar

Friday, November 06, 2015      17 comments

In the distant past, I knew about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar, but forgot about it throughout the ensuing years. Yesterday, I bought some and am researching how to use it. Not sure whether it should be a tblspn or less in 8 oz o... Read more

Red Lobster, Sam-E, Harry, Misc.

Thursday, November 05, 2015      11 comments

Yes, I am going tomorrow night with my friend to Red Lobster for the last day of their Endless Shrimp promotion. I will go, enjoy, and try to behave as well as possible. Period, end of story. (smiling) I get emails from the Ben Fuchs blog... Read more

Need Flea Advice (for my cat, not myself)

Wednesday, November 04, 2015      9 comments

I'm awaiting a call back from the vet, but am really puzzled. Harry is 11.5 years old and this past March, got fleas for the first time. Since then, I've treated him successfully with the topical application of Advantage. I think he's built u... Read more

The Rainbow in My Rearview Mirror

Wednesday, November 04, 2015      11 comments

Yesterday morning, as I was driving down the freeway, it went from sunny to rainy, to sunny again as I drove away from the dark clouds. For the first time in my life, I saw a rainbow BEHIND me in my rearview mirror. I was fascinated as it ... Read more

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