The smell of baking bread takes me back to my childhood, waiting eagerly in my grandmother’s kitchen for the loaves to come out of the oven. Fresh, hot slices, slathered in butter....
April 14, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under bread, chris, semrick, Sourdough Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 3 Comments »
Several years back, I had a nasty sinus infection that resisted several treatments of antibiotics before clearing up. Unfortunately, in the process, I killed most of the natural flora...
January 14, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under bacteria, chris, gut, intestinal, semrick, yogurt Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Harvesting the Bounty of Bacteria
Every spring, I take on a significant landscaping or outdoor
project. After months of seemingly endless darkness, I crave working outside. Finally, the days have become long enough...
March 14, 2012 by Chris Semrick Under chris, habitat, pond, projects, semrick, spring, wildlife Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Spring Projects
We are heading into harvest time. Here a few things from the Farmers’ Market my family stores for winter and how we use them.
Potatoes – Last winter, I buried russet potatoes...
September 25, 2011 by Chris Semrick Under chris, food, instruction, preserving, pressure canning, semrick, vegetables, water bath Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Storing Food For Winter
Two doctors, half a dozen nurses, another Respiratory Therapist and myself were huddled around the patient’s bed. Unfortunately, despite our efforts, his condition was continuing...
September 13, 2010 by Chris Semrick Under exercise, food, nutrition, semrick Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Generations
We were sitting at the kitchen table enjoying a glass of red wine when I looked over to see my friend’s 5-year-old boy standing rigidly in the middle of the living room floor. His...
July 29, 2010 by Chris Semrick Under flu, semrick Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on The Spring Flu
habit (hab’it), n. a recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behaviour that is acquired through frequent repetition.
unconscious (un kon’shus), adj. not perceived at the level of...
May 14, 2010 by Chris Semrick Under consciousness, habit, semrick Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Patterns of Consciousness
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