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HIking Diamond Head crater

Science has recently confirmed what I think of as the full disk theory of memory. (NY Times January 21, 2013.) As we age we add tons of new experiences, but we can’t break the connections to old ones and thus have more … Continue reading

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Sighing for more summer

My activities for the month of August can be summed up in two words:  eating tomatoes and hiking.  This time last year I posted a blog with a photo of my crop, which consisted of one tiny red tomato nestled in … Continue reading

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Greens dispel the blues

The best places to exercise may not be gyms, but rather the forests and fields. Science Daily reports the results of a study of eight hundred thirty-three adults in the U.K., saying, “compared with exercising indoors, exercising in natural environments was … Continue reading

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From sea to peaks: summer in Western Washington

While those of us who live in Western Washington express our frustration loudly when we can count the total number of real summer days on two hands, we can’t complain about the opportunities we have for entertainment when those days … Continue reading

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