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SALOME’S STARS

LEO (July 23 to August 22) With a potential revision of an old agreement, you can’t beat the Big Cat for knowing how to sharpen a “clause” to the best advantage. Someone close could have the news you’ve been waiting for. VIRGO (A September 22) Certain issues in the workplace could put you in the middle of a dispute you’d […]

Take a good, long walk this spring



Jody says walking is a great way to connect with nature, relieve stress, and build a healthier body. Submitted photo. “It is solved by walking.” The phrase refers to the 4th-century-B.C. philosopher Diogenes’s response to the question of whether m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

With massage, silence can be golden


 A couple of columns ago I wrote about how I had gotten a massage and how incredibly relaxed I felt from it. I attributed it to me zipping my lips—yes, not talking, and instead just letting my body absorb all the great energy I was receiving fro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Grown on The Range

Hemp farming is on the rebound in northern Minnesota


The vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in hemp plants can provide some significant health benefits. The plants can also be turned into a multitude of products. Hemp farming is coming back in the U.S. and in northeast Minnesota, and I’m glad to see … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s on my Mind

One week, three seasons


  Changes of season—that’s what’s on my mind Let me start out by making a confession. I just took my Christmas tree down on March 14. Yikes! I have never, ever, left a tree up that long! Usually, it’s gone by the first week or so of January. … Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

SALOME’S STARS

  LEO (July 23 to August 22) With a potential revision of an old agreement, you can’t beat the Big Cat for knowing how to sharpen a “clause” to the best advantage. Someone close could have the news you’ve been waiting for. VIRGO (A September 22… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD

Sally gets a facial and looks 15 years younger. Or does she?


  Greetings and Sallytations! I’m back! I’m not sure if the COVID-19 masks messed with my sense of humor, but I felt it was time to bop back into writing. I’m not going to blame the virus called COVID-19, but it is a good excuse. Gained 20 p… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

The Nature Nerd

Focus on:
Black spruce, my favorite Northwoods tree


Black spruce and a blue sky. Submitted photo. In our Northwoods, we have about two dozen species of trees. Understandably, many people are especially fond of certain trees. We probably all have favorites. Many prefer birches with their white bark,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for Life

Renewal begins with light and energy as spring approaches


  Let us sing with excitement as the season begins to unfold in front of our eyes. Our nature begins to peel off unnecessary accumulations that may have accrued during the winter season. It is a magnificent time for realigning our thoughts and amb… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALOME’S STARS

  LEO (July 23 to August 22) Your aspects favor resolving any tensions left over from a recent incident. You might want to consider having a “clear the air” talk as soon as you can. A call can lead to a change of plans. VIRGO (A September 22) A… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]


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