Beauty is All Around


Sometimes we take for granted the beauty that is all around us. Just this evening I went for a walk in my neighborhood and I was enchanted by the caring gardeners that add vistas of splendor.


These are certainly nurturing individuals who I am grateful for adding beauty to my walks. Often times, we take long trips by car and plane to escape our immediate surroundings when exploring close to home we might be surprised by what we discover: parks, gardens and folks from home.


Are You A Locavore?


How local do you buy? It seems that supporting local growers, even city gardens, helps people introduce the fresh produce and greens at affordable prices into their diets that otherwise would be lacking.

Fresh from the garden is pictured above; Italian locavore that I am! The ten best states to eat local, are, interestingly, the top 10 to offer top ten health care: