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2022 Looking Back

I for one am looking forward to a quiet 2023.  I spent quite a bit of my year between the emergency room, 2 hospitals, procedures, surgeries, Covid, a care facility, and finally home nursing.  Needless to say I would like my 2023 to be far less medically eventful. So as we turn to the future

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Opulent October

Seasonal Changes During October, asters bloom and so do chrysanthemums. Their colors often pair well with the pumpkins and gourds collected from gardens. And speaking of pumpkins and gourds, holidays like National Pumpkin Seed Day, National Farmer’s Day, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, and National Pumpkin Day all offer ways to set the mood.  Since October is a harvest

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NATIONAL PIANO MONTH

All during September, we take time to honor everything piano. It’s National Piano Month! The entire month pays tribute to pianists everywhere, piano makers, and those who enjoy piano music. Bartolomeo Cristofori is given credit for inventing the first piano in Padua, Italy, around 1700. At the time, Cristofori’s employment with the Florentine Court of

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NATIONAL PAIN AWARENESS MONTH

September focuses on the challenges associated with pain and chronic pain during National Pain Awareness Month. Pain can be temporary, or it can be crippling. Nearly everyone experiences some kind of physical pain in their lifetime – headaches, back pain, joint pain, a bruise, or broken bone. However, chronic pain persists over long periods of