By Dr. Karin Dina, D.C.Spring is in the air and gardening season has begun in our home! Some of the many joys a raw food enthusiast experiences in Springtime are: preparing soil in raised beds to grow favorite garden vegetables, choosing the perfect vegetable starts, then planting them and watching them grow throughout the season.
Have you ever become caught up in a book or television program or anything, really, that consumed you? And even though you knew it was going to end and you were going to miss it when it did, you just couldn’t stop until it was over or used up? According to my kindle, I am
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Listening to the recent controversy surrounding an NPR story about organics, I was amazed that the "scientific findings" in this particular study seemed to refute the idea that buying organic produce makes a difference to health. And this in spite of a nationwide movement of people who are increasingly choosing farmer's markets and locally grown
My kids and I are taking a little road trip this weekend. We do that a lot – just to change the scenery even if it’s just for a few days. This weekend is Record Store Day so we’re going to the big city to support independent record stores. But – we’re going on a
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I just found a flier in the printer about the juice we serve in the Living Light Café. We are now using juicers that use a slower squeezing process, as opposed to the high speed spinning kind we had before. This process greatly reduces the speed of oxidation and allows the juice to be stored
I am retiring this week. After a little over 63 years I will quit working for someone else and work for myself, and Archie. Whenever we watch Avatar , Archie and I walk on air knowing the importance of our job as caretakers of our land. Now I, like Archie, will be able to do it 24/7.
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Last night my kids and I watched The Parent Trap, circa Lindsay Lohan. It was fun to all curl up together and watch a movie we haven’t watched in years. I can remember my mother and me watching the same movie, circa Haley Mills, on similar evenings throughout my childhood. Sweet memories. I’m taking those
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Esterlina Winery had their annual picnic in Philo of the Anderson Valley. They had the usual picnic fair, but their side dishes of salads and fresh fruit were the most interesting and delicious. The trip to Esterlina was a good break for Archie. He works so hard on our Great Room. Right now he is putting up redwood siding
This weekend was pure bliss. Saturday I did the laundry, organized and cleaned up a bit and in the evening we went out to dinner at Chapter and Moon with friends. And then to Cotton Auditorium for a production of Broadway tunes put on by the Gloriana Singers. We have some real talent here in Fort Bragg!