Dehydration is Painful!

Have you fainted for no apparent reason or experienced painful cramps throughout the body? Before rushing off to the emergency room, treat yourself with16 oz of water pronto and be amazed as nausea and pain diminishes or disappears. Hospital emergency rooms do a lot...

Feed Human Grade Pet Food, Not Soylent Green

In ‘Soylent Green is people’ Charlton Heston screamed, running through the streets of a futuristic NYC in the prophetic 1972 film of the same name. He had just discovered the food being fed a starving metropolis was made out of rendered people. Guess what! Commercial...

Loving to Paint

I came to art in my ‘50s which means I’ve been drawing and painting for 20 years. It began when beloved Mousie died and I needed illustrations to convey his beautiful story. Living in Georgia at the time and running a newspaper, it was a delightful pastime away from...

Off-gasing Alien Nasties

Fire RetardantsI have removed nasty toxins from my home. My nasties came in the forms of plastics, brominated fire retardants (BFRs) and nylon, stain-resistant area-carpets. One of the items was with me for decades, causing a friend to remark: “Don’t you think you’re...

Reclining Meditation

Meditation is the doorway to altered states of consciousness and as I used to advise my NYU students: meditation brings insights and awareness one might not otherwise experience in a lifetime.It’s pure joy to practice meditation in a reclining position….particularly...

The Big Stink

*Gagging From Stinking Up with Artificial Fragrances*Have you seen the endless TV ads for artificial fragrances, pushed on possibly unsuspecting consumers looking to cover a big stink of some sort ? One of my favorite ads shows a grandmother arrive for a visit, ignore...