The Art of Intellectual Stamina

The Art of Intellectual Stamina

I still remember the moment that we became friends.  John Cornish and I had both attended the previous evening’s borough counsel meeting.  The following day, I phoned him from my office. “So, what did you think about last night’s meeting?” I...
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What is your ‘Landscape’?

What is your ‘Landscape’?

Are you a desert?  Is your body severely lacking essential nutrients and trace minerals? Surprisingly, in spite of the abundance of products lining grocery store shelves, Americans are increasingly malnourished.  America lags far behind all other developed nations in...
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We are what we eat

We are what we eat

A friend asked to visit yesterday, saying he felt blue and lonely. As we talked, he said he’d felt depressed this winter. I asked what he’d had to eat. He said because it was winter, he hadn’t felt much like cooking, but he’d been eating a lot...
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Food is the real ‘medicine’

Food is the real ‘medicine’

As America mourns the most recent school shooting, major news networks are again going to the gun debate. Others are decrying school place violence. I believe they are missing the point. America needs to look closer at its policies on mental health, and its failed...
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