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When we were still running barefoot in the yard chasing firelies our sticks were swords, the garden hose was a python, the wicker loveseat on the patio was our own private island and the family dog was a giant black bear. Our imaginations ran wild, almost as while as we were. Next time you trip over that junk in the corner of shed let your childhood creativity and imagination...

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Eat Dirt! (or worms)
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My mom never said, ‘cleanliness is next to Godliness’ and I am probably healthier for it! Thanks mom. I have friends that don’t allow their children to get dirty and nearly faint when I let my kids run around barefoot in the yard.  We take regular showers in our house but we also don’t consider it a ‘good’ day unless we need that shower....

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Squash Pizza
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Spring planting means you will soon have fresh vegetables to enjoy. Have you ever tried squash pizza? Fall 1996 my dear friend Amy showed up at my Lexington apartment with an arm full of fresh ingredients: whole wheat pizza crust, garden fresh squash, fresh from the vine tomatoes and of course fresh mozzarella cheese. A little slicing and a few shakes of sea salt and ground pepper...

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