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Month: October 2016

Embracing fall…

Embracing fall…

One thing I have learned through gardening is enjoying the change of the seasons.  It gave me an appreciation of the natural rhythms of life.  As we move in to fall and the days become shorter, I try to adjust my schedule too.  Fall is a prelude to winter, a time of hibernation and introspection.  It’s the time that allows us to wind down our projects and activities, so that we may prepare for a quieter time in life.  This slowed…

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Food Diaries…

Food Diaries…

So we all know about keeping a food journal.  If you have ever gone to any alternative practitioner regarding your health, you will have been asked at some point to write down all the foods you eat in a given time period.  These can be really helpful for people who want to lose weight or need to identify problem foods.  I talk about them to many people, and I often recommend an individual use one.  But I have to admit, following…

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