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Archive for December, 2009

The Price We Pay

• Dec 31st, 2009 • Category: health, herbs

I haven’t figured it out. New Year’s Eve seems to be a universal excuse for partying and overindulging. Why does everyone party hearty this one day of the year? Problem is, most people pay for their revelry the next day – me included. Hangovers aren’t a new thing. It’s said that the Romans ate roasted […]

Wishing You Smiles

• Dec 24th, 2009 • Category: Musings

‘Tis the holiday season. Even for the non-religious, it’s a time to gather with family and friends and be thankful for what we have. I usually use the Midwinter Solstice as a time for reflection on the past year and planning for the year to come. This year it started a wee bit early. Mother […]

A Wonderful Trade-off

• Dec 17th, 2009 • Category: Uncategorized

Lately I’ve been having a lot of problems with my eyes – blurriness, fatigue, headaches brought on by eye strain – things that aren’t good if you make your living either staring at a computer screen or reading books. My eye doctor told me it’s because the drugstore glasses I’ve been using for the past […]

Conflicting Information

• Dec 11th, 2009 • Category: health, herbs, Musings

After seeing my health insurance rates skyrocket over a two year period without filing a single claim, I decided it was time to change. After some investigating, I found a policy that was (relatively) inexpensive and met my needs. Their underwriting department wanted me to go to a doctor and get my height, weight, blood […]

Herbal Gifts

• Dec 3rd, 2009 • Category: herbs

Did you find everything on your shopping list on Black Friday? Or, are there still quite a few folks you just don’t know what to get? In today’s economy, buying presents is stressful in more ways than one. Here are some herbal gifts from the heart (and your kitchen) that don’t cost a lot and […]