Over the years, I’ve come to understand that healthcare is a function of eating wisely – also called eating ‘healthily’ – and regular exercise. That said, there are billions on this planet – too many children – who do not have the opportunity to eat healthily or to exercise on an over-priced machine.  There is […]

Meat Eater

I encountered this pig on the streets of Cité Soleil, Haiti in March 2016.  I’ve been thinking about him – or her – a lot lately.  I am certain he is happier rummaging on this garbage-strewn beach than the millions of pigs raised on industrial farms in a space no larger than a refrigerator.  I […]

“Lemon, Honey!”

Many years ago, Mrs. tVM read an article praising the health benefits of drinking tea made from lemons and honey.  For at least five years, I have made it a habit to make this tasty concoction and drink a cup daily, most often immediately following my morning bike ride. Lemons are fortified with Vitamin C […]

Prayers and Vitamins

Prayers are like vitamins and vitamins are like prayers. I vaguely remember taking One-A-Day vitamins as a child.  You had to swallow them quickly and were in for a nasty surprise if you inadvertently bit into the small pill before you swallowed it.  I clearly remember saying prayers every night as a child kneeling next […]