Filthy Shades of Grey

        spring right now looks like a grey mud bog covered in garbage all the garbage and recycling from our street blows up the hill and lands on our yard and the field next door where i walk the dogs it should be pretty but it is a big wasteland of filth i…

10 Ways to Help Heal Yourself

I've had the opportunity to research and try many things to help cope with chronic illness, and they can apply to any challenge in life. Here are some that might work for you as well: Learn: everything you can about whatever you are dealing with, but stick to reputable sources. Try to read up-to-date books and…

Why the Public Library is Important

  The public library is a safe haven, and a gathering place for the community. A place for the lifelong learner, the quiet, the lonely, the different, the curious. It's bright, warm, quiet and forgiving. An introvert's hideaway. Readers, writers, thinkers and dreamers young and old gather here. I started going to the public library…

Reluctant Exercising

I am a reluctant exerciser. It's worse now that I'm in pain because exercising wrong or too much can cause problems. Not exercising at all, is also bad for pain. Motion is lotion! It's important to keep the body moving so joints don't get stiffer, plus all the other well-known physical, emotional and mental benefits…