Semantics

Semantics I wonder the impact of replacing “disease” with “imbalance?”   Would we stop seeking cures and treatments?  Would we instead seek to avoid causes and find solutions?   Imagine an imbalance caused by overexposure to toxins.  Couple that with a deficiency in...

They Feed Us

I wouldn’t call myself a bleeding heart.  Heck, I’m not even very “liberal” on a lot of issues.  Somehow, I’ve always seemed to be in the right place at the right time to get involved with yet another cause.  As a High School kid early on it was volunteering with the...

Moving forward in a diverse community

I’ve been lucky in life to have been exposed to a wide array of cultures and communities.  Despite this, my reactions to “different” are often the same or similar to most everyone else.  At first, there’s a palpable tension.  Fight or flight is in full effect. It’s a...

Speak Up – Not Down

Speak Up – Not Down 2-16-2012 <span cheap jordans online style=”font-family: Calibri”>I was having another gut check moment (I do that a lot) and I began to listen to my own rants (the ones in my head I choose not to share for lockdown avoidance...

How far out is “the boonies”?

Interesting; when people come to out to the farm, some of them of act like they’ve reached the end of the world and others enjoy “getting away from it all.”  I often get “you really ARE in the boonies,” and yet I’m 10 minutes from the mall.  This doesn’t feel like...