Healthy Networking

Healthy Networking This may seem like a strange concept, but read on! What I want to offer for your consideration is the idea that networking can be a wonderful way to improve the health and well-being of your mind, body, and spirit. What do I mean by networking? At its most basic level, networking simply… Continue reading Healthy Networking


My favorite hashtag is #diylife. It is a standard, a motto, a declaration, a goal, a cause. It is the perfect description of my personal lifestyle and the support I offer to others. It encompasses empowerment, individuality, freedom (not license, but individual liberty exercised responsibly in a civilized society), and accountability to self and others.… Continue reading #diylife


Myrrh is the “mother earth” oil, known and used by the ancients as a medicine and perfume, traded along the spice routes, five times more valuable than frankincense in Roman times, used by queens in beauty preparations. Is it still useful in our times? YES! Myrrh is one of my favorite oils, and I use… Continue reading Myrrh

Obstacles are NOT Stop Signs

"Obstacles are not stop signs." A friend of mine who has had decades of medical problems wrote this short sentence to me last year, and it took my breath away. He has never given up, never been less than optimistic, never considered himself a victim. What is it that allows some people to survive and… Continue reading Obstacles are NOT Stop Signs

Grow Your Own

This week's post is a little different. I want to share a few thoughts on growing your own food on your own property. I am a huge advocate for growing and eating your own fresh fruits and vegetables. You can start with some herbs in a container. You can build raised beds. You can start… Continue reading Grow Your Own