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Archive for March, 2010

Nuts About Nuts

• Mar 25th, 2010 • Category: health, herbs, magic

While perusing my research material for something to write about today, I came across the fact that today is “Pecan Day”. I must admit, I’m continually amazed at the number and variety of special days, weeks and months. Pick a date and you’ll find something celebrated that day.  Pick a subject and you’ll undoubtedly find […]

Spring Cleaning

• Mar 18th, 2010 • Category: health, magic, Musings

Just in case you’re living in a cave somewhere, let me remind you that Saturday is the Vernal, or Spring Equinox in the northern hemisphere.  Scientifically, what that means is that the sun crosses the equator and the days and nights are of equal length. A lot of my friends are getting ready to celebrate […]

An Apple A Day

• Mar 11th, 2010 • Category: health, magic

Today, March 11th, is “Johnny Appleseed Day”.  It commemorates the death of John Chapman, otherwise known as “Johnny Appleseed”.  I remember as a child reading a book about this folk hero, who planted apple trees throughout the Ohio Valley.  Wikipedia has an interesting article on him. That got me to thinking about the saying, “An Apple […]

Spring? Please?

• Mar 4th, 2010 • Category: herbs, Musings

The old saying goes, “March comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb”. It definitely came in like a lion this year … we had 3½ inches of snow in just a few hours on Tuesday. Snow doesn’t usually bother me and I go regardless of the weather. After all, I grew up […]