Monthly Archives: May 2014

UCSB: How Many More?

Since yesterday, the tragedy that happened at the gorgeous campus of higher learning has been haunting me. As I type that line, I remember not so many years ago typing a similar line about Connecticut, and Colorado before that. Each … Continue reading

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Attitudes toward Exercise: Are they Weight Relative?

In a January 8, 2014 article in the New York Times, reporter Gretchen Reynolds weighed in on a study which looked at overweight woman vs. lean women and their respective attitudes toward exercise. Admittedly, the study didn’t use a very big sample–just … Continue reading

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Water Baby

I spent the greater part of my first three years out back in our above ground pool swimming from sun up to well past sun down. I was pretty sure I was a mermaid, misplaced here on earth. Clerical error or … Continue reading

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How Will I Serve?

This weekend, my husband and I attended a fundraiser for a place called Bella Vista Farms. Chic Miller, kissing one of her 640 animals there to the left, runs this sanctuary with her husband, Bob. Every second, every penny, every ounce … Continue reading

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