Autism Awareness Conference Friday, April 10th, 2015
Oh, libations! We are all probably familiar with the unpleasant feeling that follows a night out “celebrating life”—so what really works to cure what ails you when the sun comes back up? Have you given much thought to fresh juice? Not menudo, not water, but juiced fruits and vegetables to give your body the boost that it so direly needs.
Whither the Silent Voice
What is this thing, rising up to dark skies above the thirsty fields near Delano, its matrix of strange antennas, tubes, and wires, now silent of the whines and whirrs of their past?
Usually grits are served very creamy with tons of butter. This version of a classic brunch food has far less fat than traditional recipes. Here, I use a healthier fat (olive and truffle oil) and just a little bit of prosciutto for flavor and salty notes. The dish comes out quickly thanks to the instant grits, so you can prepare it for breakfast, lunch, or even late-night dinner. One egg per person is enough protein to keep you satisfied for hours.
Rather than start with a funny anecdote about my past that relates to something in the issue, like I usually do, I thought I’d jump right into the heart of the matter with this letter.
Because that’s exactly what’s so special about this issue—hearts. Particularly, women’s hearts.
The Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center rang in the season right with its Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway for local pediatric cancer patients and their families. Twenty tons of real snow filled a play area, which included a sled ramp just for the kids. Arts and crafts, pony rides, face painting, and games were just a few events that highlighted this very special gathering.