Living the Sweet Life:

“It was the best of times . . .in that we have come together to make each other whole. It was the worst of times . . . in that we have seen and lived through such a storm that created devastating loss.” Well my friends, it’s been an ordeal. Never when I went to the Appalacian Mountains as a small...

Two Different, Yet Very Much Alike

I’ve been traveling in my usual haunts, and through the winding roads of the North Carolina mountains, I ran across two houses that once were homes full of warmth and joy to their inhabitants. It’s always weird to me to pass through other people’s spaces since after all, they were not just homes of...

Living the Sweet Life: Needles and Blades!

Have you looked in the mirror lately? That is the question I posed in the cover story with Renew Laser and Skin this month. I know that I personally go years without really paying attention and then bam! I see something that has crept up on me and must be fixed! Sometimes seeing myself on television makes...

Dear My Forever Best Friend . . .

We all have friends. Some of them are always there while others tend to shrink into the backgrounds of our lives when things are going a bit rough. We all know who “those” friends are. It’s not often that you run across people who hold themselves and those around them to a higher standard. They make...

More From Melatonin Than We Ever Thought Before

Living the Sweet Life:  Move over Prozac . . . there’s yet another reason to add melatonin to your daily routine. You have probably heard of melatonin but never knew all of the benefits the supplement could deliver. My first experience with it was while planning a trip to Paris back in 2007. I bought it...

Expressing Gratefulness

Living the Sweet Life: Lent comes each year, and I spend those weeks, as so many of us do, fasting from some things that I like coupled with reflecting on my life, contemplating what I can improve both spiritually and physically. After all of that time in a reflective state, my mind turns joyfully toward a...

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