I was reading the article in this month’s Natural Pet section titled “Five Reasons to Love a Cat,” and came up with a sixth—entertainment! When I was growing up, we had an array of cats, and they always gave us a good laugh.
Over the years, I’ve gotten away from using mainstream products for my hair, skin, laundry and cleaning. I remember the days when I would clean the floors with harsh pine-scented cleaners.
My first love affair with real ethnic food began in the ‘80s, when the first Vietnamese food restaurant came to the city I was living in, and luckily, a few blocks from where I was working downtown.
As I was reading the article in this issue on exercise balls, I was reminded of some fun experiences I’ve had with these large “beachy” balls. I used to ride horses, dressage specifically. Years ago, I took a workshop intended to help with balance and core strengthening for dressage riding.
Last January, I decided that I needed something to get my creative juices flowing. I had been reviewing too many scientific articles and not having enough fun with words, so I found a creative writing class to help solve this problem.
Every year when I bring out my spindly little birch tree and two little tabletop trees for the holiday season, I think back to how it all started.
Happy Thanksgiving! I love the fall season, especially in Arizona. It’s the greatest feeling to break out of the heat of summer, feel the cool breeze of fall and look forward to a winter of sunny skies and mild temperatures.
As your new publisher of Natural Awakenings Phoenix edition, I would like to send a warm hello to everyone.