The flu got me fired up!

I am a very recent victim of this flu epidemic we are having.  I should have seen it coming….in fact, I did see it coming.  I was exposed (at close range) at a time when my defenses were low.  The holidays were especially busy and stressful this year.  I thoroughly enjoyed everything I did,…

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Welcome Winter Solstice!

Today is December 21st….the first day of Winter….Winter Solstice!  The longest night is upon us.  A shift begins, leading us into shorter nights and a new season.  I’m looking out at newly-fallen wet snow from my northern Indiana home.  The wind is strong today, and the trees are swaying against a grey…

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Wheat-free for half a month!

I have been (virtually!) wheat-free for half a month!  The Serenity Sisters have really been making concerted efforts during this challenge.   However……I was eating baked, boneless Buffalo wings with my grandchildren when my husband gently reminded me that the wings had probably been battered with wheat flour!  One of my Serenity…

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Wheat-ectomy in October

A few months ago I read the book Wheat Belly by William Davis (a cardiologist in Wisconsin).  I was so surprised and intriqued by his information about the composition and consequences of today’s wheat that I decided to share his knowledge and theory with my women’s group –the Serenity Sisters.  Dr. Davis has discovered (through observation,…

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Land of Goshen

Happy Thursday!  I want this blog to be a peek into the NOURISHING aspects of my life….family, friends, food, movement, nature, music, time alone….whatever “feeds” my soul.  Today I drove to Goshen, Indiana to eat and relax at one of my favorite coffee houses–Electric Brew.  I don’t even like coffee, but I go…

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