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Overcoming failure in building a healthy habit: Will low expectations help?

My youngest daughter is trying to build a daily running habit and I’m trying to build a daily gardening habit. Which one has more health benefits? The answer isn’t as much of a no-brainer as you might think. Gardening tasks … Continue reading

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Summer canning operation tally (so far)

“Hey you guys, I want to show you something,” Traci said shortly after we arrived at her place for a birthday party for my niece, Madison. She had a huge grin on her face as she opened a cupboard in … Continue reading

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Handy dandy canning tool

Despite my interest in healthy eating, I’ve struggled to get over my aversion to intensive gardening. As a kid, getting sent out to pick endless rows of green beans felt more like punishment than anything to get excited about, especially … Continue reading

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At age 70, Grandpa sets a record

Despite eating a record seven ears of sweet corn when we got together at Mom and Dad’s Saturday night to freeze corn and can green beans, Grandpa reports that he still managed a slight loss in his Sunday morning weigh-in. … Continue reading

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