Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Blood Queen: Get Ready for Halloween

Reading scary books and watching spine-tingling movies are just  as fun as eating candy corn at Halloween.  A non-fiction account of an early 17th century aristocrat  made me want to switch on all the lights in the house the other … Continue reading

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Hot Yoga! Bikram Cool!

With cooler weather approaching, it’s time to move the physical activities indoors.  My favorite inside exercise is Bikram [pronounced BEEK-ram] Yoga.  What is Bikram Yoga?  Bikram Choudhury’s series of twenty-six hatha yoga postures, or asanas, are practiced for ninety minutes … Continue reading

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September is World Alzheimer's Month.

On Saturday, I walked with hundreds of others in the local “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” fund raising event. In memory of my mother, who died due to complications of dementia this year, I walked the few miles and made some … Continue reading

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