Archive for June 2012
What surprised Alcott the most about her literary success is what touches us the most: Her simple memories of childhood were enough to captivate the hearts and imaginations of generations of women. It is inspiring to remember Alcott’s contribution at this time of year. We seldom appreciate how much power simple gifts really do have to touch our family, friends and our neighbors in need. (more…)
Outdoors all day without your sunscreen?
Fell asleep in the noonday sun?
You think there’s nothing you can do about it except hope the burn doesn’t touch off the process of skin cancer development, right? Think again. (more…)
Remember when you were in elementary school and one of the ‘big kids’ told a dirty joke? Remember how everyone in the circle hooted and nodded when the punch line was delivered? Remember how you didn’t have a clue why it would be funny to put glue in the Vaseline bottle, but you giggled along with everyone else, embarrassed by your ignorance and wanting desperately to appear sexually savvy? (more…)
I am 34 years old. I have been running four days a week and playing tennis an average of two days a week. My Achilles tendon has been bothering me for the last two months. (more…)