Really?

  She was young enough to be my granddaughter, it seemed too young to be a physical therapist supervisor, yet she was competent and empathetic. I say “empathetic” because she didn’t flinch when I blew up when being asked for the umpteenth time during my pre and...

The Soul of Culture

I once thought I’d like to become a musicologist. It’s a fascinating field that studies music, how music came to be, and how it interacts within cultures. I think a good musicologist must be part musician, part historian, and part anthropologist. I remember reading an...

When is a Weed not a Weed?

The Church calendar and Mother Nature are in synch this year. Both Easter and Spring are early, with forsythia and daffodils in full bloom here in Tennessee. I admire flowers, but I don’t like gardening. The only plants I purchase are perennials because I want to...

It Ain’t Easy

In my last Body and Soul blog, I provided a link to a seminar on healing breast cancer that included holistic measures, such as diet. We know many fruits and vegetables have substances that interfere with cancer cell growth, and even kill some of them. But eliminating...

Short, Sweet, and Life-Saving

  One in Eight Women May Get Breast Cancer We don’t need to settle for that statistic, ladies. And shame on oncologists who only advise chemo and radiation to treat cancer, and never mention preventative and other curative measures. It is a FACT (not...

First You Gotta Cook it

I blog about healthy meals here, but there’s a catch. You need to know how to cook them.   No Help Here I had three months between graduation and my wedding day, and had never made a meal in my life. “Mom, are you going to teach me how to cook?”...