Celebrate!

Join me in wishing my husband a happy 50th! We’ve been counting down each month with tips for good health and longevity. This month’s tip: Celebrate!

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Read

One of the most rewarding parts of my day is reading to my daughter at bedtime. I’ve been reading to her from the moment she was born. When she was a baby, the sound of my

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Play Music

Go on, you know you want to. Just pick up a musical instrument and play it. If you don’t have an instrument, just sing. Or beatbox. Don’t worry if it’s not good enough for anyone else

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Lemon Vinegar Cleaner

I love my scented vinegar cleaner. I’ve been using the Orange Vinegar Cleaner now for a year and it is fantastic. It has all the benefits of cleaning with vinegar: non-toxic, food-grade, environment-safe, non-allergenic, inexpensive, gentle

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Take a walk

Spring is just around the corner. The snow and ice is melting. The sun is shining brighter. This past weekend we took a 2-mile walk to the village and back. It was great to get some

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Hug a Tree

It has been so hot here in the Central Valley of California. The little tree in front of our house cracked right in two. It’s the tree the Chipmunks in our latest Time Brats movie perched

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Garden Update

My Shade Garden is coming along nicely. Most of it, at least. I planted early spring plants such as peas, sugar snap peas, broccoli, lettuce, radishes and beets on February 16 and 17. Remember those Sugar

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