Saturday, February 11, 2012

Planning for Dr. Fielder's Presentations

It's cold.  The arugula is frozen, but Travis still used some of it in our green smoothies today.  The green smoothies were really good.  He made them with arugula, pineapple, banana, apple, kiwi, dates, lemon and chia seeds. Yummy.  
Here is Travis making green smoothies in the Vita-Mix
We usually eat fruit and nuts for lunch.  We ate the last of the goody balls yesterday.  I am going to have to make another batch next week....just as soon as I can get the time.   Here are two of the lunches we have had this week.
Lunch:  green smoothie, grapefruit with honey, honeydew, pear, avocado, goody ball, and almonds.

Lunch:  green smoothie, grapefruit with honey, cantaloupe, avocado, pear, goody ball, and nuts (not pictured).
When Travis pruned the fruit trees he brought in some pear branches to force.  They are starting to bloom in a vase in the living room.  You can see one of the garden beds out the window.  It won't be long before we'll be out there planting some salad fixings.
Forced pear blossoms.
On Thursday, I went to Little Rock with Travis to visit our friend, Karl.  This is usually a guy gathering, but  Arthur couldn't go today, so I went.  We ate lunch at The Root, a restaurant that specializes in locally grown food.  Not much on the menu for a raw foodie.  I ordered the side salad and an order of sweet potato fries.  It was delicious.  We had a jam packed day.  We toured the Clinton Presidential Library, Heifer Project International, The Arkansas Territorial Museum, Argenta Market, and Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.  Then we went back to Karl's house to make some preparations for the visit from Dr. John Fielder in May.  Karl and Rebecca are hosting a presentation this year in Little Rock.  

Karl and me at the oval office at the Clinton Library.
Dr. John Fielder will be in Arkansas on May 16 and May 17, 2012.  Wednesday evening, May 16,  he will make a presentation on the principles of natural living in Hot Springs Village from 7-9.  Thursday evening, May 17, he will make a presentation at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Little Rock from 7-9.  These presentations will be open to the public.  More information will follow.

Awareness brings harmony and integration.  Disintegration and disharmony bring discomfort and disease.  We can't totally separate what is psychological and what is physical, but it helps to temporarily separate them as we try to understand the mind-body connection.  We are trying to figure out how awareness helps keep the tissues and organs healthy.  -Adapted from The Quintessence of Natural Living

To health and happiness.

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