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It can’t be denied that the state of the sky affects our mood and perception. A clear, blue sky is crisp with contentment, while a cloudy, soupy sky might weigh your mind and your heart. For many who suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affect Disorder), cloudy days have dire consequences. But the first-rate […]

Cloudy days, clearer thinking and SAD

…Well, they got it HALF right. “The nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption.” BUT… They still blame saturated fat, which is complete BULLOCKS. “The greater danger in […]

Cholesterol Vindicated!

Do you still choose skim milk, which is usually powdered milk + water? How about low-fat dairy products, which have gums and fillers in them to simulate fat? Haven’t you heard that full-fat dairy is better for so many reasons!! (By the way, lactose intolerance could be caused by gluten sensitivity!) In […]

Skip the skim milk and go full fat

The real secret to weight loss is not counting calories, constant weigh-ins or even factual nutrition information! (Source) “With obesity rates rising, many policy-makers argue that nutritional education will help people make better decisions.” But, the real secret is… “Learning to understand and respond to your own inner states.” So, instead […]


How are you defining success? That’s an important question, since the answer drives what you do. It sure would suck to work really hard only to discover your answer was really someone else’s. Everyone benefits from glancing at the horizon to make sure we’re headed where we intended. This quote from BrainPickings.org might serve as a check-in to help you get reacquainted […]

What is success?

At this time, it is illegal to own a flock of Backyard Hens in residentially-zoned areas of Staunton. But, I think residents everywhere should be permitted to own, care for and choose/grow the feed for their own personal supply of sustainable, clean, happily clucking protein. Eggs are hands down, one of the most nutritious […]

What’s all the fuss about Backyard Hens?

Romance with and love of a person is a fantastic thing- but it isn’t really about that person. The bubbling of euphoria that pops onto the face as a smile is actually a renewed affection for life and nature and beauty and everything that makes us feel good. To open to love […]

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