Time to Clean the Slate

Do you remember when you were a child playing with an Etch A Sketch? Perhaps we are dating ourselves, but after working those dials to draw a picture, you would shake the box and start again with a clean slate.  Or perhaps you have written a letter or a story, only to toss it in the trash (or hit delete) and start all over.  Or, if you are like me, started to build something, only to find out...
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What Does it Mean to be Healthy?

This month, let’s take a minute and try and understand what it means to be healthy.  We’ve talked a lot about health, but how we define it can be quite different.  Some people might say to be healthy is not to be sick; to feel good; to be happy; to have mobility; to be free of any type of ailment.  No matter how we define health, most people would rate their health based entirely on their...
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Preventing Malware!

Sometimes a virus can be a nasty thing.  No one likes to have a virus take hold of their body and do what they often do – make life miserable.  However, our bodies are designed to recognize a foreign, viral intruder and put in play a series of highly complex reactions to identify, isolate, immobilize and eliminate the intruder.  Granted, some of these body responses can be quite unpleasant...
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We All Wear Glasses

Do you wear glasses? Even if you don’t, you actually do but you just may not know it! Each and every day we all make decisions–some little ones and some very big ones–and we also interpret what’s going on around us all through the lenses through which we see the world, and those lenses are your glasses. Invisible as they might seem, we filter everything that we hear, see, do, think and...
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What Is Your Next Step?

        While out photographing wildlife in Algonquin Provincial Park last weekend, I came across this majestic Red Fox walking across a clearing in the woods after a fresh snowfall. I was immediately reminded of a quotation my Dad recorded in my autograph book as a little boy some fifty years ago “Your life lays out before you, like a sheet of driven snow. Be careful...
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