Yellowstone is Beckoning!

Hey Susanna! Would you have wanted to be a geophysicist if you hadn’t seen the geysers and mud pots at Yellowstone? We traveled for a month accross the country seeing beautiful vistas and marvelous sights. But my favorite spot on our McGlew family camping trip was Yellowstone National Park. While playing in streams and looking…

Take A Trip To A National Park — Doctor’s Orders!

A physician recommended minimum 5 hour-a-month nature dose in Finland and pediatrician prescriptions for family visits to nature parks in California are pilot projects spurred by the recent studies on the healing powers of nature. Forward thinking doctors acknowledge: interacting with nature physically lowers our stress level. “People underestimate the happiness effect of geting outdoors,”says…

Alternatives to killing machines

EMT’s usually attempt to resuscitate and will transport a critically injured child, even if there is little expectation of survivability, which was the situation for a four-month-old in the pediatric trauma room. He had been in a car with his mother and aunts. No one survived in the other vehicle; so the “lucky” ones were on gurneys…

Our Food is Killing Us!

My coblogger Joan gave us some pretty scary Food for Thought in her post on Friday. Since then we have been discussing that we need to propose some solutions to these food dilemnas. And we wondered to each other, what CAN we eat? Is it really THAT bad? Actually it is worse. Yet another story popped…