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Bird Song and Battles

Bird Song and Battles

I love hearing the bird songs this time of year. Even though I’ve noticed bird sounds in the mornings occasionally throughout the winter, this time of year they really turn up the volume.  On those few nights this time of year that the night time […]

Food Donation Dilemma-What I Decided

Food Donation Dilemma-What I Decided

Last post I explored my personal dilemma over donating food that I considered unhealthy to a church food drive, probably at greater length than you cared to read.  In any case I am back with what I have decided. 1.  We did donate cash to the […]

Should I Donate Unhealthy Food to a Food Drive?

Should I Donate Unhealthy Food to a Food Drive?

I stopped at a rack of large empty paper sacks with lists of food items stapled to them in the church lobby.  I reached for one, I hesitated.  “Do you want to donate to the food drive?” my husband asked.  “I do, but I feel […]

Dandelion Olympics

Dandelion Olympics

Since we switched to organic lawn products the war on weeds has taken on new meaning.  Part of the problem is that the organic products we’ve used have to be put down before the weeds emerge.  Isn’t that like fixing a leaky faucet before it […]

Time to Redefine “Good” Cooking

Time to Redefine “Good” Cooking

Does anyone doubt that we have a health crisis in this country?  Here are a few quick facts: Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese “Being overweight or obese turns out to be the leading medical reason why applicants fail to qualify for military service,” […]

Veterans Day and I am Invisible

Veterans Day and I am Invisible

It has become politically correct to honor veterans and it is long overdue.  Within the last 5 years people have started saying, “Thank you for your service” when they find out I am a veteran.  Businesses are rushing to provide everything from free car washes […]