…hold it

Today, a lesson in apparent contradictions, and relearned lessons: First up is a study exploring the importance of activity to human health.  Their goal wasn’t to prove that activity is essential (Spoiler alert: not moving around a lot in a day is bad for your health), but to figure out why. To do this researchers at…

…wise up

Homo sapiens, or wise man, if you prefer.  It’s what we are, but do we really give much thought to what it means? One man has, and he doesn’t like it one bit. I, of course, assumed his problem with the terminology was the sexist implications.  I am all for changing the name to “wise…

…switch to the off position

Attention all Yack-aholics Anonymous and family:  This one is for you. Ever feel like you’re constantly on your phone?  Know someone who’s always on their phone?  Have you ever found yourself, or those you love, praying that your gab fest doesn’t end in a high-speed collision? Did you just realize that the peculiar expression you’ve…

…Fix Stupid

Guest Blogger: Jenn H. Hi All! I am a guest blogger on the Crusade … so honored … so please be kind! So I started thinking the other day about things that annoy me, and trust me, the spectrum is large, so I’ll just start from the top and see how far we get ……

…keep it to yourself

*Freedom of speech.  It’s a tricky thing. Sure here in the U.S. it’s a basic right (first on the list as a matter of fact). However, it may not be as forgiving or as far-reaching as you think. With mid-term elections just around the corner there’s a lot a of opinions flying around and a…

…Use Some Common Sense

It’s no surprise that I am a big fan of sunscreen. So when I came across a headline today that started with: “Some Sunscreens May Be Toxic…”  I was a little concerned.   My fears subsided, however, when I read the rest of the title: “…When Eaten.”   What a relief.  Thank goodness I now know it’s…