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Yin and Yang for a Balanced Life

The concept of yin and yang appeared in China as early as 1300BC. It was found inscribed on oracle bones used for divination and referred to the movement of the sun and its changing aspect on the land. Literally translated … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

I am a big fan of the movie “Groundhog Day”. All the characters are believable and the cast do a very good job in bringing them to life.  Every year I try to watch it on the day. Most years … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – When Things Fall Apart

Last Saturday my trip to the farmer’s market was some what spoiled by the failure of the bank to provide cash. The decision of the bank to close on Saturday shows the failure of the local economy which is very … Continue reading

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Ingredients for an Optimal Life

Kimchee and catnip. What a strange combination. It could just as easily have been sushi and cream cheese, since both I and the cats like them both. Kimchee and catnip has a nice alliteration, though, and they are both somewhat … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

The winter has been  long and dark, cold and grey. I want the warmth of the sun, even if only in an image of a fountain flowing on a sunny day. One antidote to the winter blues is garden planning, … Continue reading

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A Valentine to Myself

Contrary to what many think, the impetus for Valentine’s Day was not a card company. It is more likely the creation of Geoffrey Chaucer, the medieval poet. He connects a tradition of romantic love with the celebration of the church … Continue reading

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