Monthly Archives: May 2012

New life on the Rumsey Canal

After nine years of living here on the Rumsey Island Canal, so much has changed in my life but the beauty and serenity of  this place still captures my heart.  Time has come for a commitment to spend another year … Continue reading

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Enhance Your Workout…Make the Connection

Years ago, I trained to teach a wonderful class called Body Flow, offered by the company, Les Mills, through which I am certified.  It’s a class that combines Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi.  It’s a wonderful workout that allows you … Continue reading

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Meditations from the herb garden – Graduating the Seniors

My goal Saturday morning was to weed around the screen porch in order to find room for the flowers I bought last week, but by the time I slept in and enjoyed a mug or two of coffee, the sun … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – the history and a challenge

Next Monday is a National Holiday set aside to remember all who have given their lives in the wars in which America has fought since our own Revolutionary War.  In 1966, Waterloo, New York was officially designated, by President Lyndon Johnson, as the birthplace of … Continue reading

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This week’s scent of Maywood: Wild Roses

A fragrance cannot be posted in a blog.  Picture and video can provide sight and sound, but to really experience Maywood in spring, you have to smell it.  On a walk down to the field to inspect the blueberries, the … Continue reading

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Ode to my mother, Agnes (Part two)

back to Ode to my mother, Agnes (Part one)   …We now had a doctor in Kingsville, Dr. Shelley, who would take eggs, chickens and vegetables and whatever, if you didn’t have enough money.  He took care of my mother … Continue reading

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Junior Fitness Academy

About a year ago, Gold’s Gym in Shrewsbury started a great program for kids called Junior Fitness Academy.  My daughter has taken the classes from the beginning and just loves to spend time exercising with her friends.  The best part … Continue reading

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Special deals just for you!

Here’s a list of great deals for you, our faithful readers of The Zone!  Shop local, save money and enjoy these special deals! Dreamer’s Travel – How about a little get-a-way?  Thinking about planning a summer vacation? Denise can set everything … Continue reading

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Ode to my mother, Agnes

Born on January 3rd in the year of our Lord, 1909 in the middle of a snowstorm at home, on a farm in Bradshaw, Baltimore County, in Maryland. Agnes was the ninth of twelve children born to Herman and Anna. … Continue reading

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Is it possible to create healthy eating habits for our kids?

I was talking to a friend while on the treadmill at the gym a few days ago about her new-found love for clean and healthy eating.  She was super happy that her family members, especially her children, were finally on … Continue reading

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