Category Archives: Musings

Life’s Passages Continue

The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.  James Taylor It’s been a long time since I have had the time and space to put my thoughts down and share them.  Life has continued, and I have continued … Continue reading

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Interesting (Yet Disturbing) Food Industry News: Paleo Diet is on the Multinational Food Company Radar

Because of my job, I subscribe to several Food Industry, web-based newsletters.  Last month this article was published.  I’ll quote bits of it, but you should also take the time to read it. The gist of the article is that … Continue reading

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Brunch on the Farm

Last weekend I had Sunday Brunch at Tara Firma Farms, the farm where most of the food TMOTH (The Man of the House) and I eat comes from.  The brunch was a fund raiser for Tara Firma Institute, a non-profit … Continue reading

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From the Internet: Make Shi(f)t Happen

I read a very interesting blog post this morning from Dean Dwyer of Make Shi(f)t Happen (formerly Being Primal).  Dean’s post really resonated with me.  In it he discusses that the key to health, happiness and life is not Paleo, … Continue reading

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My Quest to Get My Groove Back

I have been out of the exercise groove since mid-December.  This has happened to me from time to time in the past.  It’s especially frustrating because of my past life as an Exercise Physiologist.  I’m fully apprised of all the … Continue reading

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My Adventures with Fermented Cod Liver/Butter Oil

Over the past few months I have seen a lot of recommendations to take Fermented Cod Liver/Butter oil.  This combination is a very bioavailable source of fat soluble vitamins A, D and K2.  The Weston A. Price Foundation recommends that … Continue reading

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Reinforcing my Commitment to be a Locavore.

This opinion piece came out in the New York Times this week    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/05/opinion/kristof-arsenic-in-our-chicken.html It discusses several studies that were conducted by analyzing chicken feathers (like human hair analysis) for drugs and heavy metals.  The findings were quite disturbing.  They strengthened … Continue reading

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