IT’s OFFICIAL: Processed Red Meats Cause Cancer

This article appeared on NPR this morning.   It is an empirical finding by the World Health Organization. The World Health Organization has put bacon, hot dogs and sausages in the same category of cancer risk as tobacco smoking. The World Health Organization has deemed that processed meats — such as bacon, sausages and hot dogsContinue reading “IT’s OFFICIAL: Processed Red Meats Cause Cancer”

Are you Depressed?

In my opinion,  psychiatrists should first test their patients for nutritional deficiencies before writing prescriptions for Zoloftor for  antipsychotics, like Zyprexa.  Conscientious doctors send patients to get lab work done prior to prescribing drugs or increasing dosages.  There are times when people do need antidepressants.   However,  other times  spinach would go far to eliminateContinue reading “Are you Depressed?”

Blood Moon

    Dallas was one of the lucky cities that had a front row seat last night as the blood moon began to change from its silvery shade into a beautiful rose color.  We had about 10 minutes of clarity here in Portland, when the heavy cloud cover slid aside to afford us photographers aContinue reading “Blood Moon”

Happy (and ok, sleepless, too…) in Seattle

I have just returned from my morning walk where the apple, cherry and magnolia blossoms left a delicate carpet along my path.  Springtime in Portland is indescribably beautiful.  However, this is not another post about Portland.  As I walked, I reflected upon the trip I took to Seattle a couple of days ago, and IContinue reading “Happy (and ok, sleepless, too…) in Seattle”