Category: Healthy Living

Am I hanging with the right crowd?

It’s no longer Friday – but I promised myself I’d be intentional about blogging in 2014 – so here’s my #FMFParty (Five-minute Friday) thoughts on Lisa-Jo Baker‘s “crowd” prompt. My wonderful husband in 2013 challenged our family to recognize the sabbath on Fridays. Since…

Bringing HOPE to Cancer Survivors

A friend asked recently why so many people were struggling in so many areas of their lives. Why are marriages, families, schools, and businesses failing?  What’s wrong with the world?  She wondered. A wise mutual friend answered, “It’s a lack of hope.”  So simple….

Join Us for AIDS Walk Charlotte

“… a strange illness of unknown origin …”  —Jacques Leibovitch, clinical immunologist, 1984 This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the emergence of HIV and AIDS and the intense public health, scientific, and political responses that followed. It is also the 15th anniversary of…

Living a 5-Point Harness Life

I used to race cars.
I started by racing go-carts at the same time I was taking ballet and figure skating. (I’ve always had a little trouble over-scheduling.)

Locavores

Thanks to our friends, Tanya and Jason – we’ve had a beautiful bounty of fresh produce right in our backyard this year. I love being able to pop outside my door to pluck a few fresh basil leaves, a fresh tomato or cucumber for…

My “Green Granny”

A A 71-year-old grandmother has become an internet sensation with tips on how to “save some cash and live better.” She’s Barbara Walmsley – a British grandma who calls herself your “green granny.” Walmsley’s had more than quarter of a million hits on her…

Real, Green, Change

Michelle Obama today broke ground on the new White House vegetable garden. It’s the first one since World War II. With obesity and diabetes in this nation becoming epidemic, Mrs. Obama’s new organic garden sends a powerful message about eating healthier and more delicious…

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