July 4, 2015

Topanga Tim's Survival Tips— “Zip” Drive Medical Information

 The  beach calls to Summit Sally and she loves the peace and quiet of jogging alone along the shore.  Sadly she had a medical mishap the other day and the paramedics were called.  Fortunately she had ID in her pocket and a “zip drive” attached to her keys labeled “medical directives.” This valuable tool not only contained the name of her doctors and medications, but included a copy of her “Advanced Health Care Directive” and the very important “HIPA… [Read More...]

All About Animals: A Tail of Two Ferrets

 Our two sister ferrets, Tinker and Belle, came to us as relinquished pets and have been popular animal ambassadors over the past few years. Sadly, Belle recently passed away, leaving her sister suddenly alone and missing her lifelong companion. Then the phone rang. A ferret had been abandoned and needed a new home. “I’ll take him!” I said. Upon arrival the nameless ferret seemed a little frantic but when his caretaker told me the story, I understo… [Read More...]

Whole Body Beautiful: Managing your Food, Energy and Appetite all Summer Long

 “One of the major keys to overcoming Mindless eating is AWARENESS.” Summer is here, a lightness is in the air and, hopefully, within your body. As much as we all want to feel the energy of summer, its fantastic foods, the relaxed attitude, for some it can be challenging. Becoming aware of what our bodies truly need helps us create the intention that this is the time to fuel, nurture and listen to that summertime body when our energy and our fo… [Read More...]