Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Happy Heart


When we glance at our teeth in the mirror, most of us are thinking only of our appearance.  Our teeth probably get just a little more than 10 minutes of your attention each day. But, did you know that the … Continue reading

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Love Your Liver


According to the Roman poet Horace, the liver is the seat of the passions, particularly sensual love and anger. According to Suetonius, it is the center of the intelligence of the mind. The brain, heart, and lungs are always described … Continue reading

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One Common Thread: Bread


When I think of bread my mind goes back to cold Saturday mornings with ice on the inside of the patio doors and cartoons blazing on the television. My dad would get up early and go to the store and … Continue reading

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Apple; Forbidden Fruit or Cure?


Every year at this time I fall in love with apples. The apple is the most well known and well loved fruit in many nations of the world. According to Genesis 3:6, Eve partook of the forbidden fruit, gave it … Continue reading

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A PEACE TO END ALL PEACE


The history of marijuana in the United States is convoluted and generally misrepresented. Many Americans assume that cannabis was made illegal after a lot of crime, death, and other problems were associated with it. Others believe that the background to … Continue reading

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Let Lance Armstrong Live Strong


Aristotle taught us that tragedy requires that someone prominent falls from lofty heights. And, it is the sudden and abrupt plunge of a hero from his pedestal that defines a true misfortune. Lance Armstrong? I do not know if Lance … Continue reading

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Horses and Bayonets AKA PORK!


In last night’s debate President Obama had the opportunity to discuss the new NATURE of our military due to the advancements in research and development and technology. His ability to note that we do not NEED to have a lot … Continue reading

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