What Do You Really Know About Sugar?

  Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. -Daniel J. Boorstin   When dessert or other sweets are offered at social events I generally decline. Sometimes someone will say how “good” I am. I absolutely loathe the association with being good or bad based on our food choices. What I would like to […]

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Check Your Phone!

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. -Helen Keller My son-in-law, Shelby Rayl, manages our other business Concrete Construction Supply. Once he was interviewing someone for a job and the potential employee checked their cell phone during the interview. Needless […]

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Are You Busy?

“I CAN’T HELP BUT WONDER WHETHER ALL THIS HISTRIONIC EXHAUSTION ISN’T A WAY OF COVERING UP THE FACT THAT MOST OF WHAT WE DO DOESN’T MATTER.” –TIM KREIDER When I was in the midst of raising teenagers I noticed how often mothers would talk about how busy they were as if it was a a […]

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What About Fat?

  “Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.”  Buddha Back in the late 80’s when the “fat free” weight loss trend was just starting to get a good hold, my sister-in-law said to me, “Fat makes you fat.  You can’t get enough fat out of your diet.”  It sounded so […]

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EAT LIKE A TRUCK

There are no new fundamentals. You’ve got to be a little suspicious of someone who says, “I’ve got a new fundamental.” – Jim Rohn   WE ARE LIKE A DIESEL TRUCK My husband owns a constructions supply business. Because they deliver supplies to their customers as well as transport product among their six locations they […]

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Increasing HGH Naturally – Does This Sound Familiar?

  “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”  Marcus Aurelius   Is there really a fountain of youth? Well probably not in the traditional sense but there are things we can do that keep us younger longer. One of those is to make sure we […]

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The Slandered Egg

“If anyone does not have three minutes in his life to make an omelette, then life is not worth living.” – Raymond Blanc QUESTION: What do the following foods have in common: bananas, avocados, fruit, butter, coconut oil, red meat, meat, beans, peanuts, and eggs? ANSWER: They are all whole and healthy natural foods that have […]

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BECOMING: THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS

“All of us are self-made, but only the successful are willing to admit it.”  – Earl Nightingale I am a disciplined person but it hasn’t always been that way.  As a teenager and young adult I was very undisciplined.  I’ll spare everyone the details, but trust me, disciplined would not have been the word to describe […]

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