November 2016

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All the content from the November 2016 “Our Foodie Culture” issue! FEATURES My Love Affair With Greek Food by Janis Gingermountain How Pioneer Women Rule the Roost, Yesterday and Today by Frances Tacy Sisters Rock by Dawn Starks Changing The …

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From The Health Experts: Fibromyalgia, Migraines and IBS

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| By Mike Rogers and Bill Cheek of Nature’s Vitamins & Herbs | Question: What do fibromyalgia, migraines and irritable bowel syndrome all have in common?

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Guests at the Feast

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| By Susanne Kimball | Philosophers since Plato have argued that the topic of food is too transient to merit serious consideration, and the sense of smell and taste associated with food too primitive and instinctual. Ironically, it is in …

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Women Making Music: Regina Duke – A Singer of Substance

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A few days before this interview, I was perusing the Internet as usual and because I am blessed with Attention Deficit Disorder, I switched gears during a specified search for something when I glanced at a popup with a link …

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Book Review: “Crazy” by Linda Vigen Phillips

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By 1963, the year Crazy opens, “crazy” women were no longer committed to mental asylums and forgotten, but the stigma remained. (Until terms such as “mental illness” and “bipolar” emerged in the late sixties, “crazy” included all forms of mental …

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Poetry: “Garlic Moons”

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| By Teegan C | Summer begins with lettuce seeds strewn:          hopeful       bent around a belly. ~ Later, when the persimmon tree has grown heavy,    has dropped her hot coals to smolder; When the stones have been spit, stepped on …

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Coloring: It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore!

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| By Saralyn Collins (Images from Adventures in Form: Mandalas & More) | Coloring is an activity we usually associate with kids. When a friend and colleague showed me the ‘adult coloring book’ that she and her husband had created …

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Depression And Cravings: Understanding The Food-Mood Connection

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| By Medea Galligan, MS Nutrition, CHHC, AADP | When it comes to food, most of us would agree that what and when we eat can directly affect how we feel. After a heavy meal, we may feel tired and …

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Food For Thought: Make a Little Chocolate ‘Moose’!

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We all have a personal and family food culture with many influences – like the economy, health, culture, etc. How each of our families saw food and its preparation, and whether it was a priority, speaks to how we might …

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With “Whiskey Drunk on Puppy Love,” Sweet Claudette Steps It Up

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Listening to Sweet Claudette’s new LP is like a night out at a really, really good bar. Hear me out, now: imagine you’re in a comfortable dive. The drinks are good but cheap, the bartender knows you, and a bunch …

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Empowering Women: Creeping Substance Abuse

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| By Jeanne Crane | “No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes, and professions.” ~ Patrick J. Kennedy

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Brevard’s Reason to Bake: Creating Opportunities From Scratch

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| By Frances Neville | When Elise Sampson’s daughter Carolyn turned 18, she went to her mother with a dream – she wanted to be a baker. Elise knew she could help her find a job doing various other tasks, …

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The IRS has contacted me – Now what do I do?

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| By Alicia Sisk-Morris, CPA, ME | The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) mails millions of letters to taxpayers every single year. Mail is their normal way to correspond with taxpayers. Here are a few important tips to keep in mind …

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When it Comes to Customer Service, Are We Telling the Stories Worth Sharing?

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| By Donna Cutting | We love to tell our customer service stories. That is, we love to share the stories of the bad service we receive. As the author of two books on red carpet customer service, I hear …

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