Choosing a Spouse

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In 1922 she ( Elsie Lincoln Benedict ) told an audience,  “Most people use less brains in selecting the person with whom they are to spend their lives than they do in choosing an automobile, a bicycle or a cut of steak. Love isn’t enough; there must also be understanding.” So true… I wonder why.  […]

Depression Linked to Inflammation

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The good news is that the few clinical trials done so far have found that adding anti-inflammatory medicines to antidepressants not only improves symptoms, it also increases the proportion of people who respond to treatment, although more trials will be needed to confirm this. There is also some evidence that omega 3 and curcumin, an extract of the spice turmeric, […]

Canada Donating Ebola Vaccine

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Canada has developed an Ebola vaccine. The Canadian government owns it, not a corporation. Canada is donating the vaccine to help fight the Ebola outbreak. The first vials will be sent to the World Health Organization on Monday, October 20, 2014. Sounds promising, right? Keep reading… “The Government of Canada has licensed the rights to […]

Symptoms of Ebola

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Wondering about Ebola? NPR.org has several articles documenting the history of this virus, including the symptoms of ebola. Symptoms: It can take anywhere from two to 21 days after infection for symptoms to kick in, but once they do, the pain is excruciating. It starts off with a fever, muscle pains, vomiting and diarrhea. It […]

I Love a People

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George Catlin’s Creed This is from a lovely video I saw on FaceBook. You can view the video here:  Post by Richard Smith. Here is the narrative: “You know there was an artist, a very perceptive, very famous artist back in the first half of the 1800s. It was called the 19th Century.  And for […]

Energy Modernization Act

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The “Energy Modernization Act” sounds like an act that’s on target for making things better for Americans, right? WRONG! While other states are demanding that chemicals used in fracking (hydraulic fracturing) be revealed, North Carolina has taken a step backwards. The Energy Modernization Act will actually prosecute anyone who reveals what those deadly chemicals are. Fracking Damage […]

Incantation Bowls to Capture Evil

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Incantation bowls – sound like some kind of magical witchy thing, doesn’t it? But it’s not. Ancient bowls have been found that date between the 2nd an 8th centuries AD. They were used to capture evil, the devil, demons, etc. It was believed they had the power to do so. Interesting that this “need” to […]

The Lovely Eucalyptus

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I use Eucalyptus Oil for many purposes and today I stumbled across this lovely Eucalyptus tree from the Phillipines. Truly – the lovely eucalyptus tree with it’s rainbow bark is as pleasing to the eye as the aroma of the eucalyptus oil is to the soul. They both life my spirits. I wonder if I […]

Start Baking Bread

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I was born and raised in the south, but have never baked my own loaf of bread. However, after finding this cool website about how easy it is to bake a simple loaf of bread, I’ve decided that I WILL DO THIS before the end of the year. I remember when I lived in Conway, […]