Category Archives: Health

The Right To Know

The wood filler epoxy I used to repair the window frames on my house have a strong, stinging odor. The product instructions warn that the material is highly toxic and has been designed for use outdoors or in well-ventilated situations … Continue reading

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Isolation

“We’re afraid to be alone, everybody got to have a home. Isolation.” —John Lennon Side one of “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band was on the turntable with the stylus tracking the fifth song, “Isolation”. I’m not sure why I had decided … Continue reading

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Escape

Today is 9/20/20 as written out in the U.S. date abbreviation format. The 20/20 immediately stands out in my mind and I shudder at the reminder about this being the year 2020. This has been a nightmare of a year … Continue reading

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Balancing Act

I’m more aware of the precarious nature of physical balance as I’ve gotten older. The need to be more mindful while climbing and descending stairs is more apparent. I have a pair of walking shoes that feature a very tall … Continue reading

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Illusions

The steady rumbling of distant thunder awakened me too early in the morning. I stumbled into the living room to retrieve my phone in order to check NOAA weather radar. It revealed a couple of non-severe thunderstorms approaching town from … Continue reading

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Establishing Boundaries

I awaken each day and I’m not yet ready to become engaged in the world. This state of mind lasts a minute or two until the mind urges me to get up and begin the day. I feel the constraints … Continue reading

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Joie de Vivre

The first day of a new month can represent another opportunity to dig in and accomplish something. We might feel a twinge of energy when we turn the page of the calendar. That’s one reason why I still prefer a … Continue reading

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