It took a while but finally I am licensed in North Carolina to practice acupuncture. Yes, I know, my website needs updating and I am getting there but first and foremost: feeling my sea legs, taking in the new environment,…

I came across this poem today to share. No matter what a person’s malady, we all crave feeling at home in the world. A large part of our problem is homesickness and at no time in the last decades have…

Rather than reinvent the wheel, here’s a link that talk about the stress of moving. We’ve been in a new state/house for five weeks now and we’ve done a lot. Just finding the right people to help with repairs and…

If you absolutely MUST take an antibiotic, make sure you take probiotics as antibiotics kill not only the bad bacteria, but the ones that keep your digestion in check. It’s not unusual during or after a course or two of…

Our lymph system is like a slow lazy river that moves the sludge from our system out through the kidneys. If you are experiencing any type of chronic swelling, chances are your lymph is not moving properly. I like this…

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Today is the day the North Carolina Acupuncture Board will be looking over my transcripts. In the midst of packing up all our belongings in Maryland, I managed to submit all the material North Carolina requires. I have started to…

Dear Alexis, Congratulations! Your poem “Empty Souls” has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 Rattle Poetry Prize. The award is $500 and publication in this winter’s issue of Rattle. The poem is also eligible for the Readers’ Choice…