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The Power of the Butterfly by Lacie H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:29pm Since I am having a hard time walking without falling over walking on the treadmill has been out of the question. So in an attempt to hold onto the smallest ounce of sanity in my life I have started swimming again. We are members of a family health club that has an awesome heated indoor pool and it's been a pleasant surprise that my brain tail ... Read on »
Gardening for Flutterbys...Butterflies by Take Root and Write .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 6:21pm Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.   Nathaniel Hawthorne Last summer our family visited the New River Gorge Bridge near Summersville, West Virginia. Walking up to the visitor's center was as much of a treat as standing at the bri ... Read on »
Cabbage White Butterfly in the Vegetable Garden by TopVeg !. Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Feb 2009 9:30pm Prevention and control of the Cabbage White Butterfly is a concern of all vegetable gardeners. The first Cabbage White Butterfly of the year was spotted in the vegetable garden today. There are two types of cabbage white: * the Large White butterfly - Pieris brassicae * the Small White butterfly - Pieris rapae. The cabbage white ... Read on »
GN Book Excerpt - - How To Build A Butterfly Garden From Jim Kleinwachter by Shawna C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 3:27pm Swallowtail butterfly in Shawna Coronado's front native and drought tolerant plant garden. This is an excerpt from my book, "Gardening Nude". Enjoy!! GN Book Excerpt - - How To Build A Butterfly Garden From Jim Kleinwachter Below is a guide from the Conservation @ Home website, which is managed by Jim Kleinwachter. ... Read on »
Brita kids water bottles: Tornado guest post. by Carla B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Oct 2012 4:00am This is a sponsored post.  Im donating all compensation to MAYAN FAMILIES toward implementing water filtration in the highlands of Guatemala.   It comes as no news to my regular readers that we’re obsessed with water these days. We make it fun ( Hello, Big Carl !!), but living in Texas and being as active as we are HYDRATION is ... Read on »
Swim for Back Pain Relief: How Swimming Helps Your Back by Dr. Brad Lustick Posted Tue 15 Oct 2013 12:00am Improve range of motion, cushion stiff joints or fragile bones and alleviate stiffness and pain with a few laps across a pool. The body only bears 50 percent of its weight when immersed in water to the waist, 25 to 35 percent when immersed to the chest and just 10 percent when immersed to the neck, according to exercise physiologist Robert A. ... Read on »
Earth Day Lesson: Be Good to Bugs by RunDMT Posted Fri 23 Apr 2010 12:00am For the seventh year, I hosted our annual Earth Day play date for our mommy group friends.  As in past years , our Earth Day tradition included making dirt cups.     To keep it simple, we used small pudding pots, Oreos and gummy worms.  After the food craft, we used our spoons as shovels and filled our pots with re ... Read on »
Water Menna by Stephanie C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 6:27pm Does your family have cute little phrases that you say because at some age a child said it? We have- 'Fis it' (Fix it) and 'Hopital' (Hospital) from McKinley.... 'Smarshmallow' (Marshmallow) and 'Happy Smothers Day' (Happy Mothers Day) from Kennedy... 'Framwich' (Sandwich) and 'Swaba tail' (Swallowtail butterfly) from Reagan. ... Read on »
What I Learned From A Butterfly by kim Posted Sat 24 May 2008 12:00am 1 Comment by kim “Hoping to catch your eye Circling around you, oh my Butterfly, butterfly, come into the light Oh, what a beautiful sight Flying so gracefully Into the sky, the butterfly Trying to catch a butterfly Fly, fly, fly, butterfly. . .” – Sharon Adamson A few years ag ... Read on »
Chair T’ai Chi: ‘Bear Swims in the Water’ by Duane Sherry, M.S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 3:50pm From [Chair T'ai Chi]: Exercise # 45 - Bear Swims in the Water Benefits - This exercise is similar to the Butterfly described in a previous post though the arm movements are somewhat different.  We are again opening the chest, allowing fresh air to enter the lungs while moving energy to and through the arms all the [...] Read on »