Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Once, Twice Stamp’ed Thrice

In certain countries there is nothing more official than a stamp and a rubber-stamped stamp is way more official than just a plain stamp that’s been left un-stamped.

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Magnitude 7.0

When a natural disaster strikes anywhere in the world, it is cause for alarm, panic and shock.  But, I think when a natural disaster occurs on an island, the reaction time for shock starts before the alarm goes off. I keep … Continue reading

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A guy walks into a clinic for hair plugs

You can tell there was a festive party season recently on the island.  On Monday, I went to the large market near our home and the shelves were totally bare of bread and chicken.  Completely empty.  The produce department was looking … Continue reading

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And now, the addition of extension cords

Blazing Apollo, it’s hot.  It’s the kind of day where you just sit and sweat.  Every living creature is seeking out water or shade and I’m one of them.  I’m a native Minnesota lady, after all, and I am just … Continue reading

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Gossip in the Wind

Thursday’s yoga class was both a celebration and a bit of a head-scratcher. It was with a most joyous heart that I greeted the guy whom I thought I had killed a few weeks back.  He didn’t die!  And, better … Continue reading

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