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R.I.P. Cashy Hyde. To Infinity… and Beyond.

I am devastated. A friend I’ve met through Facebook and blogging- whose story has been on my to-write-about list for months, just lost her son this evening. I saw a Facebook update from her asking for prayers a little over an hour ago, then saw this tweet half an hour later: Followed by this update: … Continue reading

cancer / cooking / current events / food / health / herbs / holidays / infographic / Natural Living

More Herbs, Less Salt Day

 August 29th is More Herbs, Less Salt Day! Check out more from Dr. Frank Lipman on Pinterest With the end of summer at hand, herbs are at full abundance! This makes apropos timing for More Herbs, Less Salt Day. While a small amount of sodium in the diet is necessary to maintain hydration, the average … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn From Sally Ride and Her Parents

Astronaut and first American woman in space, Sally Ride has died of Pancreatic cancer at 61 in San Diego, Ca. Her Facebook page reads, “Sally lived her life to the fullest, with boundless energy, curiosity, intelligence, passion, commitment, and love. Her integrity was absolute; her spirit was immeasurable; her approach to life was fearless.” Her … Continue reading

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Conceiving & Grieving: Why I’ll Be Breastfeeding This Father’s Day

Breastfeeding and Father’s Day: The two may not be linked for most people, but for me, they are two equal and opposite parts that equal the same whole.I started writing this post even before bringing getting banned from Facebook for posting a breastfeeding photo over Memorial Day weekend, which gave me even more time, opportunity and drive to examine … Continue reading