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“Coldmaggedon” Got You This Season?

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Coldmaggedon” Got You This Season?

by Violet Green Did you succumb to “coldmaggedon” this winter season? No. Well lucky you! Many of the rest of us were not so fortunate. When we had cold and flu season last year in San Diego, I remember there were lots of colds and sniffles and even some serious cases of whooping cough. This […]

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Watching Over Me

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

February, the love month, and just who do I love? Lately my six-year old granddaughter Mila is leading the pack. How can I not love her best when she answers questions like this: Me: “I have not seen you in a month, do you still remember me?” Her: “Of course I remember you, you’re my […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Laugh and Love Laugh enough? Belly laughs leave their ripple effect in the body. Now and then a chuckle does too. I imagine a good laugh is much like a massage – only inside. Shaking up the cells, waking them up, settling in again with a new vitality. Avoid the humorless and those with no […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Intent I’ve come to see the difference between intentions and intent. Intentions have a bit of fluffiness to them, as in having good intentions but nothing much happens – the kind of intentions associated with new year resolutions. Losing weight. Making more money. The ones that are usually dead by January’s end. Intent on the […]

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The Practice of Mindfulness

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The practice of mindfulness encompasses the idea of living in the present moment and being acutely aware of your surroundings and focusing on things that matter. This involves taking control of how you view the world through observations of your surroundings and in turn how those observations create emotions that drive behaviors. While experiencing emotions […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Extend Love Through a strange series of events, here were Adam and Eve live on the radio, 6 p.m. from the East Coast. The last caller had wondered why, when God said not to, Adam had taken a bite of the apple anyway. That act brought us choice and with that choice came sin and […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

No Guarantees If we were refrigerators or cars or computers, we would have a guarantee. But no. Here we all are hanging out on this swirling-through-space earth, never really knowing from one day to the next what life will bring. I admit to wishing we did have at least the following guarantees:  If we’re good, […]

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More Facts and Ideas about Conserving Resources Part 3

| October 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
More Facts and Ideas about Conserving Resources Part 3

The Garden Club’s May meeting at SDG&E’s Innovation Center ended with a presentation by Janet O’Dea of Powers Plumbing. She says that California’s population should be around 60 million by 2050. (SDG&E projects 51 million. Either way, it’s a lot of people wanting water for drinking, cleaning, or irrigation.)    Californians may be deprived of some of […]

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Time is a Valuable Commodity – Decluttering Our Schedule

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Many books exist on decluttering our homes, getting rid of things. Nowadays we have the “luxury” of being burdened by having and owning too many things. Shelves are crowded and homes feel stuffy. Things take over and cramp our quality of life. The same goes for our schedules. Calendars are filled day after day, season […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Trust Let there be no doubt, we come with a “knowingness” inside. Noah Webster described it as, “An immediate comprehension without rational thought.” I still recall the day when I went to the airport to greet my dad. After my mom died, he continued to spend the Michigan wintertime in warm, south Texas and would […]

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