Showing posts from February, 2018

FOOD: Healthy Tips to Avoid Any and All GMO

OK. Now, I'm by no means an instagram model, and like many others, I'd love to lose a few pounds. I don't drink booze, soda or juice, smoke anything, pop anything pill wise, legal or non, etc..  Nope, my, "drug of choice is," FOOD.  I love food, and I cannot live without bread (and Cabot's Seriously Sharp cheese).  But, I do watch what I put into my mouth. So let's talk about what to look for when deciding what to eat.  (I'll probably take a hit for this, nonetheless), MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS NON GMO. I go by the standard of looking at the PLU# on a product.  If the number starts with an, "8," IT'S GMO (Link will be below).  This includes things labeled, "organic." Too many people, "TRUST," the label of, "organic," but read the label!  If the PLU starts with an 8, I promise you, it's GMO.  FYI, Giant supermarket vegetables are almost ALL GMO. I'm a raw carrot addict, and I avoid that place for

To My Fellow Amity (Arezzo) Alums: MY LOVE

Hi everyone! I do hope you are all well. Remember how the staff would choose a song for each of us? Possibly for the I and Me, or The Summit workshops? That, I honestly cannot remember.  What I do remember though, is that this was my given song.  I had taken it to heart, tried to embrace it, even making a now, long gone, tee shirt with, "let my love shine throughout the world," (in English) on the front, with the Italian translation on the back.  However, FOR YEARS, EVEN DECADES, I never understood - WHY that song was chosen for me.  The only thing I could and would conclude, and then chalk it up to, was because I had asked John if I could ring the bell at 1pm for "P-E-A-C-E," during the height of the gulf war (I had read about others doing the same thing in Time or Newsweek, etc.).  Which, of course, I'm not sure, or expecting, any of you to remember. Well you guys, it may have taken nearly 27 years to figure out, but, alas, I FINALLY understand WHY t