November 2010

Shop Local. Yes, But How?

November 24, 2010

Lots of folks want to shop local, but are stumped as to how to go about it. To be sure, the big box stores have made it easy to shop, well, in the box. But thanks to the participation of fine retailers like our friends at Live Oak Pharmacy in Shop Local Saturday it’s easier […]

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Plants vs. Drugs

November 21, 2010

I came across Dr Weil’s article on Why Plants are (Usually) Better than Drugs and found his conclusion a succinct summary of what I constantly try to explain to people: “Human beings and plants have co-evolved for millions of years, so it makes perfect sense that our complex bodies would be adapted to absorb needed, beneficial compounds […]

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It’s the Most Sneeziest Time of the Year

November 18, 2010

It’s only 37 days until Christmas. It’s only about that many days until the first mountain cedar pollen blows into the Central/ South Texas area. Might be a few more. Might be a few less. Really, it depends on the weather, and who can predict that? Regardless, whether you choose to ignore it or not, […]

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It’s All About Teamwork

November 8, 2010

As I may have mentioned a time or two before, I am a big fan of the attitudes put forth by the author of Dances with Fat: Self Esteem Comes in All Shapes and Sizes. Today’s post is definitely worth clicking over to read. My personal favorite line comes at the end (yes, I guess this counts […]

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