Monthly Archives: June 2009

Summer Fluffy White Cloud Days

One excellant barometer for an absolutely perfect summer day is the blueness of the sky and the fluffyness of the clouds. When combined and viewed from an especially thick patch of grass laying flat on your back (that’s what I did … Continue reading

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Surgery Update

Spending my morning at Stroger today — Thought you’d appreciate an update Surgery January 2009 – Ulna Shortening – Second of Three Casts Therapeutic – Putty Thumbs Up July 2009 Progress is incremental, methodical, sometimes painful and frustrating.  I lack … Continue reading

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Cherries

summer fruit taken by Karen

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Do You Wear Sunscreen? Should You?

Do you wear  sunscreen? Protecting your skin is no longer an option. Some compelling statistics: Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US Skin Cancers comprise more than 1/3 of all reported cancers Melanoma is the … Continue reading

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Summer Tips For Safe Fun In The Sun

Summer’s back—and so is fun in the sun! But before you hit the beach or stage a friendly water gun fight in your backyard, keep in mind that ultraviolet rays from the sun can do a number on your skin; … Continue reading

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My Dryer Sheets Are Made From Vegetables.

Did you know that in the emergency room there is an actual term for the rash caused by typical dryer sheets known as “Bounce Blush”? ( this just horrifies me ) Natural Health Magazine featured a small blurb on dryer sheets it … Continue reading

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My Son’s Bike

My son’s bike has a reputation. He’s very serious about his bike as his method for getting place to place. Gotta love his commitment to it. Rain, snow,subzero temps you will see him – on his bike. If he has … Continue reading

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