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Daily Archives: July 11, 2014

By: rjeter

“It’s summertime and the living is easy – Fish are jumping and the cotton is high – Your daddy’s rich and your mama’s good looking – Hush, little baby don’t you cry….”  These are the lyrics of the song I remember Billy Stewart sang when I was growing up. Well, at our house at least the first line is true:…

By: rjeter

This is the time of year when we look forward to getting together with family and enjoying a few days of food, fun and fellowship. Family reunions have been a long-standing tradition in many American communities, in particular, the African-American community. A family reunion is almost always a  rewarding and memorable event. However, a lot of work often goes into…

By: rjeter

A well-balanced life is a quality life, but perhaps not the easiest to maintain. Sure, we try to live a balanced lifestyle.  We eat right, exercise, and treat ourselves to a spa treatment from time to time (or not).  And, most of us aim to create enough time and energy for our work, friends, family, hobbies, social life, rest and…

By: rjeter

We all know that WATER is essential for the human body to function properly.  It is vital to our overall health and well-being.  But do we know why it’s so essential?  Grab a tall glass of it and take a look at why:  The body cannot store water and, therefore, must be refreshed with it every day in order for…

By: rjeter

Use of Towel     Oblique (side muscles) – Stand up straight with feet shoulder width apart with end of towel in each hand.  Raise arms above head.  Open arms as wide as possible until the towel is tightly stretched.  Bend to the side as far as you can.  Feel the stretch.  Hold for 10 seconds.  Repeat on the opposite side….