“Nothing You Really Like Is Ever Out Of Style.”

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How true is the quote in the picture below? It seems, with any decision, the more options you have, the tougher it is to choose. I just got off the phone with a family member that is debating on where to go for med school. She is going nuts with having to make the right […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: The Eyes Of A Child

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It is almost St. Patrick’s Day which leads me to a funny story. When I was a little kid, for some reason I was scared of Leprechauns. I remember in Elementary School one year the teacher told us that Leprechauns would come and decorate our classroom. I’m sure she didn’t make them out to be […]

“Balanced Days, Balanced Lives” Book Review

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A book of recipes, personal stories, food photography, and answers the ongoing question “How do I lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off for life?” With the rising obesity rates all over the world, the challenge of losing weight and subsequently controlling it in a healthy and happy way has become an […]

Gardening Women: Their Stories from 1600 to the Present by Catherine Horwood

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When I began my first garden 40 years ago in a village near Oxford, the cottage where we lived had one cold tap and an outdoor lavatory and the ceilings sagged with damp; but the ground outside was rich and black from 500 years of digging and the accumulated silt of millennia of flooding. And, […]

Consistency, Concentration, Cooperation

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“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” – Galileo Galilei What are you working for? Do you have an ideal, a goal, a view of the greater good motivating your everyday work? Are you working […]