By special contributor, Risa Jefferson It’s no secret that art has a strong hold on our emotions. Historically, great paintings and music have been known to move audiences to wonder — whether it’s a Picasso piece, or ancient artifacts from the Sicilian Seas. No matter how small or abstract, art can leave audiences with … Continue reading
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Flu season is fast approaching with estimates of cases of up to 20% of the population. With H1NI and influenza flu strains freely traveling the world, it is the time to be more diligent. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “the flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by…
This is worth reposting as news of epidemic flu outbreaks and the high demand for flu vaccines. Most fashionable now are the hand sanitizer gel stands in hospitals, offices and grocery stores to help prevent the spread of the flu virus. Yet, some sanitizer’s offer more protection than others. My post from Sept. 9, 2009 follows. … Continue reading
Avoid using plastics with any food products in the kitchen – especially the microwave and the dishwasher. Be safe from toxins leaching into your food, causing cancer and emitting toxic fumes into the vicinity hurting you and or killing your pet birds. Continue reading
Cooking with plastic coated pans is dangerous to your pet birds life. Choose your cooking pans wisely especially if you have pet birds at home. Continue reading
This is worth repeating as schools, hospitals and offices are distributing vast amounts of hand sanitizer gels to help prevent the spread of the flu virus or possibly the H1N1 virus.
Look at the ingredients and be conscious of what you are using. If you are concerned about compromising your immune system – be wary of Triclosan. Try CleanWell, Continue reading
Flu season is fast approaching with estimates of cases of up to 20% of the population. With H1NI and influenza flu strains freely traveling the world, it is the time to be more diligent.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, “the flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus”. Symptoms include Continue reading
You know the old joke … how many (fill in the blank) does it take to change a light bulb? All kidding aside, the real question is … how many people does it take to clean up a broken CFL. Be extra diligent with the Compact Florescent Lamp (CFL) light bulbs. Yes, they use 75% … Continue reading
What did we eat before the farmers’ markets started their come back? Remember iceberg lettuce being the norm? I recall Nora Pouillon of Nora’s restaurant – who opened the first organic restaurant in the United States in 1999 – tell the story of searching desperately for an alternative to iceberg lettuce when she first arrived … Continue reading
Washington, D.C. Today, Professor Muhammed Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank of Bangladesh and Grameen Foundation is honored by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom alongside fifteen other individuals being honored for their work as “agents of change.” Speaking at the National Press Club, Dr. Yunus, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in … Continue reading