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The Path of Love

I think about God a lot. Itís actually one of my favorite things to dwell on. It started when I quit the Lutheran Church when I was 14 due to the hypocrisy and misogyny I felt whenever I went to chur…

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Why All the Floods?

Is it me, or are we being inundated with catastrophic floods? Cedar Rapids, Nashville, Australia, Louisiana, Missouri, MontanaÖthe list goes on, and while it seems like an especially bad year, the tre…

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The Easiest Fresh Summer Fruit Pie

This pie was born out of frustration, deception, and laziness. I was all set to try to recreate the famous Hessís Patio Restaurant fresh strawberry pie (even if you donít know Hessís Department Store,…

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My Favorite Healthy Breakfast

OK, letís get real. This time of year itís about focusing on health, not indulgence. And as much as some people out there would like to cultivate the fantasy that every morning involves either some so…

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10 Ways Organic Gardening is like Good Business

I was out puttering in my garden this morning, planting a few new perennials Ė (Iím running out of space for planting new things!). My mind was on work, as it is a lot these days. I stood up for a sec…

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ED is an Effect of ED

Thatís a direct quote from one of my all-time heroines, Dr. Theo Colborn, author of Our Stolen Future and one of the scientists who coined the term ďendocrine disruptionĒ 20 years ago. She and her fel…

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My Top 10 Favorite Flowers

Now that gardening season has returned in full force, itís time to revel in the glorious abundant beauty of nature (unless, that is, she is thrashing us with her rages). One of my favorite things abou…

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The Power of Emotional Healing

Yíall know meÖI am quick to blame environmental toxic chemicals for almost everything. But hereís something you may not know about meÖI strongly believe in the power of emotional healing. I believe…

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10 Surprising Ways to Restore Our Oceans

In a previous post, I wrote about Oceana, Ted Dansonís amazing book. Heís got a lot of great save-the-ocean tips in there for what you can do to keep our oceans clean, and help to protect the magical …

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Oceana: 5 Shocking Fish Facts

I love the beach. The whole ocean, reallyóbut especially the more gentle seas, like the Caribbean. Itís my happy place. And Iíve often said I feel as though I might have been a ship captain in a past …

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