“When you’re healthy, it’s okay to be sick.” Francis Blanche.           Hello, young padawan   The birds are singing, the bumblebees are buzzing and the ducks are ducking, hey, it smells of spring. Your faithful servant, like a robin ready for the parade, has already brought out the pots of pansies and daffodils, pruned the rose bushes, and cleared the strawberries. With the…

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        “Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower”. Albert Camus.             Hello, young Padawan     While new despots shine under the spotlights, we can see that winter is coming, and it is a good idea to prepare yourself for it (you can feel it, the second degree? Ed). And as our elders said: An ounce of prevention…

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        “When the diet is bad, drugs are not helpful. And when the diet is good, drugs are unnecessary.” Ayurvedic proverb.           Hello, young Padawan     To be in shape and in a great mood all winter long, the time has come to provide your body with all antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals it needs. The stronger a body is nourished with the…

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        “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”. Audrey Hepburn.           Hello, young Padawan     To bounce back from last week’s article, let’s talk about gardening. But not just any gardening: urban growing in pots.   I hear regularly here and there: “If I had a garden, I would grow fruits and vegetables”. I understand it’s a beautiful dream, except…

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          Hello, young Padawan     If you like to eat tasty fruits and vegetables, if you take great care of where you buy them, or how you harvest them if you grow them yourself, you have two solutions to keep your treasures.   The first solution is to put them in the refrigerator. Mistake. Did you know that the veggies bin in your fridge is…

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