Category Archives: Healthy

why you should love cold water swimming!

I am a veteran of many cold water swims.  Starting with deep ocean swims in California’s cold Pacific ocean.  We often swam in 64-66 degree water because that ocean stays cold even in the summer. Growing up with a swimming … Continue reading

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I’m thrilled – I did 4 miles and didn’t collapse!!

It’s funny how the tiniest improvement is so motivating and makes me want to go farther — and faster!
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How about a 2-color potato, artichoke & fresh basil salad?

Still inspired by reading Dr. Esselstyn book on the plane, I made a wonderful dinner tonight – and here’s the recipe: Take 3 small red potatoes (leftover and cold from the night before and cut into pieces) Take 1 small … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Esselstyn and his amazing diet for preventing heart attacks

It’s almost the last day of February – Heart Month — and last time I checked (5 minutes ago)  cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; with one in every three deaths is from heart … Continue reading

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Having Dinner with a Neighbor’s Garden

I’m lucky to have a master gardener as a neighbor.  I can tell that she’s was born in the south, too, because she cooks cornbread in a cast iron pan, and she always grows a kitchen garden.   And yes, … Continue reading

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Best Last Minute Superbowl Snack Tips

Make your Superbowl spread look better in Less Time.  Check out these simple Tips: 1.  Add Fresh Flowers or a glass bowl of fresh lemons to the snack table to make the food look better! 2.  Frost bunches of red … Continue reading

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Do toddlers know best? about the value of juice?

My twin grandchildren had some BAD colds.  Lots of mucus,  coughing and runny noses.  Of course it was a “nana-day” so I got to have them at my house all day. I thought that I would try out some of … Continue reading

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