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Shining in spring: a time for renewal

Welcome spring! Let us awaken into the renewal of the season. This is an opportune time in life to experience new beginnings and an awareness of ourselves and our surroundings. More...

Posted 3/23/2017 10:57 PM

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Moving forward with love

Here’s to love, and happy, healthy hearts for everyone. The heart should be recognized daily by beneficial breathing, nourishment, touching, emotions, movement and healing. Here are a few suggestions on moving forward with love in mind:   More...

Posted 2/9/2017 11:47 PM

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Taking care of business: 2017 maintenance tips

Greetings, citizens, as we continue drifting and drubbing on through January’s plighted path. It’s great seeing people get motivated during the first month of the year. The health clubs seem busier than normal this month. More...

Posted 1/19/2017 11:27 PM

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A new year - A new outlook

Farewell, so long, and adios to the year 2016! And hello, welcome, and aloha to the New Year of 2017!  More...

Posted 12/30/2016 12:19 AM

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The sap of life

One of the most important natural bonds that I have is with trees. More...

Posted 12/15/2016 11:53 PM

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Here we go with the snow!

Hey there snow peeps…it has finally arrived and our world has turned white once again! It was nice having that extra month of no snow and plenty of sunshine to go around. More...

Posted 11/23/2016 11:39 PM

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November considerations

Hello everyone! I imagine that most of you are enjoying our glorious autumn days. It’s wonderful to soak in that much-needed sunshine which our soul and body requires. More...

Posted 11/10/2016 10:47 PM

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Some things to smile about

Good day to everyone! As life continues down or up its various roads, I hope that you may find happiness in your heart wherever or however you may be. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 09:47 PM

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Rising with fall time

Hello there everyone. I hope and pray that you are finding the motivation to make the choices you need to stay well and warm. Getting your needed movement, nourishment, and rest will help keep the sunshine in your soul through less brighter days. More...

Posted 10/13/2016 10:54 PM

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Capturing autumn’s offerings

Hi everybody! It’s that whimsical time of year to take in our new autumn season. May everyone enjoy and embrace the beginning of another change. More...

Posted 9/22/2016 08:20 PM

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A lovely September to remember

Hello everyone! More...

Posted 9/8/2016 10:56 PM

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Changes and milestones

Welcome to my 400th health column! Here’s to another milestone in my Hometown Focus writing experience. That means the next main focus will be another 100 more. But for the meantime just making it to the next one is a feat in itself.  More...

Posted 8/25/2016 10:20 PM

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Remedies and recipes for August

Today I’d like to share some comforting home remedies and recipes to accompany you through August!  Caffeine alternatives  Trying to keep up with summer’s pace you may rely on caffeinated beverages to get you through the day. More...

Posted 8/11/2016 09:30 PM

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Divine diving

Lapping up “God’s nectar”   More...

Posted 7/28/2016 10:39 PM

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Summertime excitement and solace

Hello July and everybody!  More...

Posted 7/14/2016 09:45 PM

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Consuming the colors of the rainbow

Hi there campers! Are you savoring our days in between the rain drops and sunshine? It may be easy to criticize all the rain we have been donning, but our dry earth welcomes the cleansing and soaking it needs. More...

Posted 6/9/2016 10:36 PM

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Spring! Glorious green and sparkling water

Good day to everyone! I trust that you’re all emerging into the glorious greenness of our land and the waters on our shores. It’s always amazing to see color and movement in our corner of earth once again. More...

Posted 5/19/2016 09:46 PM

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Happy May and Mother’s Day!

It’s May, can you believe it? What a fabulously packed month full of pleasant surprises and celebrations. The sun is shining and it’s time to shed some light and renew the spirit to prepare us for another new season. More...

Posted 5/5/2016 11:29 PM

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To friends, family, neighbors and Hometown Focus!

Welcome to the Healthy for Life column #386 and Hometown Focus’s 8th Anniversary Edition. Being involved with Hometown Focus as a reader and a columnist has provided me with valuable life experiences. More...

Posted 4/21/2016 09:28 PM

Growing and rolling with April

April Showers  Taking a hot shower longer than 10 minutes can dry out your skin, not to mention raise the utility bill. Follow every hot shower with a 60-second cold rinse. More...

Posted 4/7/2016 09:34 PM

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Rising to the occasion

Walking in Spirit   May you always feel the Spring in your walk! If you are unable to walk now, you will walk again someday. May it be in spirit or in miracles, in dreams or in life ever after. More...

Posted 3/24/2016 10:23 PM

Get your green on!

Here’s to greener days ahead. The color green is associated with nature and the earth. It can bring balance and harmony to the mind, body and spirit. Seeing the color green can affect your entire being. More...

Posted 3/11/2016 12:47 AM

Get your sugar “fix”

From birth on, many children are pacified with the sweet taste of their mother’s milk or a processed formula, to a sugary treat for good behavior, or just to be quieted down. More...

Posted 2/25/2016 11:38 PM

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A heartfelt welcome to everyone! Here is to our lovely heart which carries a key to our existence. The heart needs to be recognized daily with beneficial breathing, nourishment, touching, emotions and movement. More...

Posted 2/11/2016 09:58 PM

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Flexibility and tea

Life begins day in and day out, morning, noon and night. Up and down, side to side, back and forth we go. Steady as it goes, on an even plane, going with the flow and here we go again. More...

Posted 1/28/2016 11:59 PM

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Going with the flow

Hello everyone and welcome to, hopefully, seeing blue skies, more sunshine and light throughout our February days while also recognizing that the clouds and the darkness can shed light and beauty in their own way. More...

Posted 2/16/2017 11:09 PM

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February’s Flame

Welcome people to a new month! January was a challenging month and we all, hopefully, made it through. There seems to be a lot of digging out of the doldrums for some, myself included. More...

Posted 2/3/2017 12:08 AM

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Keeping the sunshine in your soul

Hello everyone! Good luck and Godspeed as we travel through the month of January. More...

Posted 1/5/2017 10:06 PM

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With angelic host proclaim - Earth receives her King!

Merry and many Christmas blessings to everyone! May the spirit be alive within you to find the peace, joy and comfort in the gift of life. More...

Posted 12/23/2016 12:25 AM

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December’s spirit of miracles

Welcome to the twelfth month of the year that encircles celebrations and appreciation. December brings us the time to revive our spirit and our hearts. It is an extraordinary time for giving as well as receiving. More...

Posted 12/2/2016 12:38 AM

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Seasonal motivation: Give a little bit

Greetings to everyone! I hope that everyone has been keeping the faith and if you haven’t that you may be motivated to pray and find it. It is a wonderful time to be connected with those who share their bright lights. More...

Posted 11/17/2016 11:49 PM

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November’s energy

Welcome everyone and to the beautiful month of November. This wondrous month is known for stirring up vital energies of the soul. Many colors may leave nature’s grounds while our own bodies sense the feeling of being grounded. More...

Posted 11/3/2016 09:27 PM

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Elevating thy spirit and body

Greetings neighbors, friends and family! What a beautiful time of year to be out frolicking with the falling leaves. The aromatic rustle and bustle revives past memories while feeling alive in the present. More...

Posted 10/20/2016 11:07 PM

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It's October, get out your honey and the rake!

Here are a few reasons to eat honey and tips for those of you who are venturing out to do some raking. Get adventurous, maybe dip yourself in honey and roll around in those leaves to get them up! More...

Posted 9/29/2016 09:27 PM

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To curve or not: It’s in your hands

Hello everyone! After reading about the cursive debate regarding children being taught cursive writing in school, or not, in last week’s Hometown Focus, I wanted to share my experience in learning cursive writing and typing. More...

Posted 9/15/2016 10:40 PM

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Wine and chips: Some considerations

Rejoice in your labours!   Welcome to the enchanting month of September which allows us to enter a world of many changes in our lives. More...

Posted 9/1/2016 10:23 PM

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Keep going with the greens

Hi there, everybody. I hope everyone is grabbing hold of all our valuable greens while they are still in season. Leafy greens are our best preventive and fighting foods for keeping our well-being up to par. More...

Posted 8/18/2016 10:47 PM

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August adventures

Welcome everyone to a new month hopefully filled with smooth sailing, sunshine and safety throughout summer’s course! More...

Posted 8/4/2016 09:52 PM

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What’s sup?

Supplement awareness   More...

Posted 7/21/2016 10:18 PM

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Time for Father and the summer moon

Season’s greetings to fathers everywhere and happy summertime to everyone! Our beautiful June is full of pleasant surprises and celebrations. More...

Posted 6/16/2016 10:28 PM

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Sweet summer memories

Hello there June bugs as we slip into the excitement of summer while it gently seeps through our souls to satisfy our senses during this new season. More...

Posted 6/2/2016 10:21 PM

May brings fresh blossoms, fruits, veggies, & fishing!

We are blessed with bunches of fresh Vidalia onions and fish; blueberries and cherries and the rest of fruit and vegetable gang which I haven’t seen or eaten for a while. More...

Posted 5/12/2016 09:52 PM

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Nature’s calling

Hello, you’re back! It is wonderful to see you once again. Your wide open lakes are waving with mirrored reflections. Loons are swooning, ducks are quacking and the geese are gaggling. More...

Posted 4/28/2016 10:53 PM

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Nurturing friendships

Bonding with friends   More...

Posted 4/14/2016 09:32 PM

Home remedies and tea with family

April’s inspiration   Well, hello there April! The month came swiftly sneaking in hopefully to prepare us for continued restoration and awareness. More...

Posted 3/31/2016 10:36 PM

The Balancing Act

Lungs for life   More...

Posted 3/17/2016 07:43 PM

Wake up! It’s March!

A gracious welcome to the month of March heaped full of bountiful events!  More...

Posted 3/3/2016 10:53 PM

Journaling and memory minders

With our minds and our memory being filled with outrageous amounts of information it may be difficult to keep track of our daily goals for better health. More...

Posted 2/18/2016 08:50 PM

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Fun and sun in February

What a gracious ending to January filled up some good doses of sunshine and vitamin D! After taking a winter’s day hike I decided to sprawl out on the deck - in my down jacket of course. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 09:47 PM

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Change in time

Good day to everyone as we continue to plug into the New Year and hopefully the brighter light will keep igniting our way. More...

Posted 1/21/2016 10:07 PM

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