"Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own." Matthew 6:34
It's fall, and time once again for the Chipper Invitational Golf Tournament here in the valley. You remember Chipper, Doc's imaginary squirrel? The one who was squirrel-napped?
Doc named the annual golf tournament to raise money for coats for kids who need them after good 'ol Chipper, since the golf tournament itself was just about as genuine as the squirrel.
What images come to mind when you think of a natural food? An apple freshly picked from a tree? A loaf of bread fresh out of the oven? Fresh green beans right out of the garden?
Some food manufacturers are finding themselves in hot water for labeling their foods as "natural" when maybe they're not so natural after all. Food companies are cashing in on the "natural" perception, as consumers often believe these products are better for them and are willing to pay more.
Dear EarthTalk: Do environmental factors influence fall foliage colors? - Bess Walker, Clinton, CT
"Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due when it is in your power to act." Proverbs 3:27
Mrs. Doc watched the dancers swirl around the cleared hardwood floor of the Legion hall, and smiled to see her husband, Doc, waltzing with Ardis Fisher. But Mrs. Doc was never one to sit out a waltz, so she looked around at the menu.
Over in the corner, smiling and tapping his foot, was Pop Walker. Pop and several other residents of the Rest of Your Life retirement home were there to enjoy the dance and celebrate the end of summer. Pop has a hard time with his memory, these days, but always forgets things with a smile.
"Pop," said Mrs. Doc, "how about a dance?"
Colorado schools make a credible argument that a little more money would make their job easier. But Amendment 73 on this year's ballot is the wrong answer.
The most ominous force against education funding in the Colorado budget is rapid growth of entitlement spending - not lack of money.
My husband has just been diagnosed with metabolic syndrome. We are both overwhelmed and need advice about what to do.
A new diagnosis can often be frightening and overwhelming. Once we have a better understanding of the condition, things seem more manageable, and we begin to have direction. This may take a little time.
Dear EarthTalk: When will those gasoline driven leaf blowers that gardeners use be outlawed? The noise and toxic fumes they emit can't be good for us. -- Judy, via email
1 Peter 3:15 "But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be ready to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope you have."