Posts Tagged ‘Nature’

Orlando On Parade

blog by Robyn Wyman-dill

We begin this week in June in the aftermath of tragedy. Which, thankfully, has motivated a backlash of kindness. Let’s reflect for the moment. It is clear to us that an oily darkness is dimming our pockets of light. Attacking spaces where all kinds of people like to congregate for the sole purpose of feeling happy. Nothing wrong with that. I mean wanting to be happy. Now at the epicenter for family fun…the other OC(There are nine Orange counties in the US.)lies Orlando and it is loaded with more than a dozen theme parks, most notably Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. It is also the town where 49 people died in the deadliest mass murder in US history. And set off a tidal wave of bad luck. Read the rest of this entry »

Be Bragg Healthy

blog by Robyn Wyman-dill

Every living thing is ducking for cover as temperatures soar in southern California.

The Santa Ana winds are blasting us with a force so strong, it knocks birds right out of the trees. Three hummingbirds seek refuge in the upstairs bedrooms as the Sun beats down on the ground, wilting the foliage. Meanwhile pollen and dust and the smoke from the fires make eyes weep.

Under the tyranny of hot weather, you can expect a lack of energy, a need for napping(I have completed several siestas this week)blog delays and two teary eyes that itch.

While Californians are getting a deeper meaning of weather….I pour a glass of artesian water, adding a tablespoon of raw, unfiltered Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar.  It is my morning ritual.  The very first drink of my day – taken with allergy tablets.  As you’d expect, it’s thirst-quenching.  And it cured a boatload of ailments. Read the rest of this entry »

Mount Olympus Delicious – Mountain Valley Spring Water

blog by Robyn Wyman-Dill

Not all waters are created equal.  In fact, the bulk of premium waters competing for our attention are pedestrian at best – when measured by purity and good taste. Sourced from rivers, streams, lakes, underground rivers and wells, their once pristine fountainheads have diminished rapidly from an already finite supply.(It is estimated that fresh drinking water makes up only .27% of the water found on earth.)  Due to the spread of pollution.  Whereas spring or moving water that bubbles up to the surface naturally – with a reputation for being exceptional –  has become an even smaller portion of the earth’s reservoir size.  Which means a good quality water with superior purity, quality and taste is getting harder and harder to find…with one exception.  Mountain Valley Spring Water



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Human Conditioning – Part II

photos and blog by Robyn Wyman-Dill

Let’s begin where we left off.  Walking our fatty parts off in paradise daily.  To add to the challenge, it’s been busy in our kitchen.  Last week, we tackled re-inventing Chicken Fricassee from a rich, cream-based broth into a healthier, more svelte recipe.  Adding poundage in the process. Then along came the making of Coquille St. Jacques.

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past

photos and blog by Robyn Wyman-Dill



January 2013, marks our baby blog’s first birthday.  Our vision – from the start – has been to offer our readers the opportunity to experience the many facets of beauty over a wide range of topics.  Travel Destinations. Restaurant Reviews. Food Topics.  Nature trails.  Environmental Issues. Theater Recommends. Movies.  Art.

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And as we rolled up the carpet on 2012, we happened to catch some yuledtide remnants that inched into 2013, that we want to share.