Food is medicine and can taste great

We’ve spent the winter seeing a lot of doctors. We have just reached an age where we know that we’ve overlooked some things and we’re doing our best to avoid being limited in our lifestyle. We’ve observed that some Doctors will make lifestyle recommendations. Many simply prescribe drugs. I don’t know if this is because … Read more

What my father-in-law taught me

My father-in-law, Maurice Burke passed away on Jan 24, 2021. He passed away at home at 90 years old of natural causes late at night surrounded by his wife and daughter. Burke Family a couple years ago In the time since I’ve had some thoughts about what I learned from him. For the past, 10 … Read more

Juice Plus+ vs Vitamins

We often hear I take vitamins so I don’t need Juice Plus+. With the help of Dr. Smokey Santillo, I’ll do my best to explain why that’s not true. Dr. Santillo is the developer of Juice Plus+. He did so to help his father’s nutritional needs during his bought of Cancer.  Dr. Santillo recommends that … Read more

Social Media can bring out the worst

I’ve gotten some strongly worded replies to a couple of posts lately. The replies made me wonder and worry about people’s motivations for replying to someone they don’t know with pretty harsh words. I realize I don’t know people’s situations so I’m not being overly critical. Even though I receive hundreds of supporting replies those … Read more

Merry Christmas 2020

Della and I decided to start a new Christmas tradition this year. Della spent the day baking and we headed out to make some drop-offs and look at Christmas lights. Alberta has such a huge sky that my iPhone Camera can’t do it or the Chinook Arch Justice. I think we captured the “Christmas Star” … Read more

Travellin’ Tower Garden

We love adding fresh vegetables to our daily protein shakes. We prefer to grow our own. That’s no small challenge during a Canadian winter or while we’re in the RV during the summer. We’ve come up with a solution though. It’s called Tower Garden and its an aeroponic, soil free, weed free, quick, efficient way … Read more

Pause, reset, dream

Events this week made me consider other peoples circumstances during this period of social isolation. First off, Della and I are both well. We’ve adapted to a very comfortable schedule of house and yard work, preparing home cooked meals, baking, reading, writing, staying in touch with family and friends, volunteering  and learning about new subjects. … Read more