Tell the Truth

The Truth makes life Easier to Live One Saturday morning, my husband and I wanted to go out to eat for breakfast instead of cooking in. Afterwards our young children asked if we could go to the mall to see Santa Claus. It was the holidays and this was one of our...

Knowledge as Your Guide

The great aim of education is not knowlege but action. -Herbert Spencer An excerpt from Page 146-147 in Building Character book (permission to reprint given to Kirsten Klug directly from good friend late Randy Traeger): Knowledge through Stories by Justin Taylor We...

Heat Up to Heal

Medicinal herbs can help you heal from the inside out. When I’m talking about heating up, I’m not talking about warming up your meal or taking a heating pad to your stomach. There are quite a few herbs that have warming properties, so I will focus on three...

Benefits of Loose-leaf Tea

Health benefitsFlavonoids, unique antioxidants that are in tea, are linked to help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Tea can also encourage weight loss, provide mental clarity, and suppress cholestrol. Flavorful and aromaticLoose-leaf tea has a larger surface...

Attitudes of Gratitude

We live in an area with beauty all around us. In just a few minutes from home, we can walk in the woods, bike in a park, or go swimming at a nearby pool for little or no cost. In one to two hours drive time, we can hike or windsurf in the gorge, hang out on the river,...

Ironman Athletes Commitment

Article by Robin White, Ironman Athlete What is your passion? Thinking about an exciting goal you’d like to accomplish someday is a lot of fun.  It’s fun to dream and plan, and fantasize about the day we finally write that book, cross that finish line, or win that job...