“Freedom’s just another word for…” being disagreeable?

“Freedom’s just another word for…” being disagreeable?

By Lana Turnbull Forgive me Janis, I realize this isn’t exactly how you sang it. Celebrating the 4th of July, Independence Day, our day to embrace freedom, has gone the way of so many of our holidays. It’s often reduced to an excuse for another retail sale, to eat too many burgers and hot dogs, to bedeck the house with red, white and blue and to threaten the neighborhood with fireworks. Read more »
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July 11, 2014
You, Too, Can Survive Post-Traumatic Camping Syndrome

You, Too, Can Survive Post-Traumatic Camping Syndrome

By Ernest Herndon When Well-Being Managing Editor Lana Turnbull asked me to write a column on my first campout, she didn’t realize she was dealing with a victim of Post-Traumatic Camping Syndrome. My two older sisters, older brother and I are still in recovery from a trip that took place more than half a century ago. My parents grew up in southwest Mississippi during the Great Depression, when people warmed themselves by Read more »
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May 16, 2014
Nourish the body, nourish the soul.

Nourish the body, nourish the soul.

By Lana Turnbull In this issue of Well-Being we touched on our relationship with food and whether we know how and where it was grown or whether we don’t. All too often, our lives are so busy that we grab the nearest fastest meal, not the most nourishing and healthy one. Because many of us have become so far removed from the origins of the food we eat, it has lost Read more »
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May 13, 2014
What Pets Can Teach Us

What Pets Can Teach Us

By Lana Turnbull Pets. They complicate our lives. They give us extra reasons to clean (lots of extra reasons). They disappear at the most inconvenient times when the last thing we have time for is roaming the neighborhood calling them. They can eat us out of house and home, or drive us crazy with their finicky eating. And yet…there is so much they bring to our lives. I honestly can’t imagine living Read more »
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March 24, 2014
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