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  • Billions Strong

    "I'm just a teenager," she said. "I can't change the system." My mind went immediately to Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg, the Swedish teen a...
  • Natural Scents, Medicine For The People & New Threads From Old

    What Do All-Natural 18-Note Perfumes, Organic Full-Spectrum CBD & Stylish New Upcycled Clothing Have In Common? All have deep-rooted connection...
  • Nobody Knows Anything

    Have you noticed?  Yet, if someone can predict what will happen a high percentage of the time, we feel strongly convinced to pay attention to what ...
  • Summer Is Coming

  • Throwing Shade On Boxing’s Shadow

    As a species it seems we excel at building boxes. But now it seems the chickens are coming home to roost. We have so many boxes in our lives these ...
  • Move Slow & Repair Things

    Dear Reader, You know when ‘move fast and break things’ becomes the mantra it might be time to slow down and repair things. Ask any parent who has ...
  • And We Are Just Getting Started

    Dear Reader, I watched Dr. Sanjay Gupta latest documentary about stress. In case you do not know, Dr. Gupta is Associate Chief of the Neurosurgery ...
  • Hello, Savvy Shoppers

    Local retailers are struggling to reposition themselves in today’s faster-moving, more global economy. I wonder, though, how much the average consu...
  • I’ve Been Much Happier Since I Gave Up Writing

    It is amazing how much of ourselves we can put into things we think integral to our self-identities. It is ironic, really; we can work so hard to a...
  • I Am Going To Get All Bent Into Shape

    I took up yoga today. I finished my normal run, crunches, and push-ups, and thought: I need more. I have wanted to be able to meditate for some tim...
  • My ‘House’ Is On ‘Fire’

    Oh, and so is yours. Because the 'house' I am talking about is Earth. And I think Earth is on ‘fire’ because I trust climate scientists know what t...
  • Tidying Up?

    Here’s a link to some helpful hints about what to do with your Like-New stuff: https://apple.news/AtPHhy0UkS5ezhHgV7O1wIQ