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| By Dr. Lulu Shimek, ND | We all know there are many things that are good for our health: leafy greens, exercise, and a good night’s sleep. But did you know that adding travel to this list has many …

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Why will these sauces, dressings and condiments surprise you? Because you can make some in a flash, use them in different meals, and give up many of those bottled sauces sitting on your refrigerator door. I use the words condiments …

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Elon Musk has said there is only a “one in billions” chance that we’re not living in a computer simulation. – Andrew Griffin, The Independent, 6/2/16

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All the content from the July 2016 “Great Adventures” issue! FEATURES My Mythic Journey by Mary Lounsbury Saving Loggerheads by Mary Stair My Return to Cuba by Marilyn Ball When Black History Becomes a Very Personal Adventure by Jonna Rae …

Ask The Experts: Choosing A Nutritional Supplement Brand?

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| By Mike Rogers and Bill Cheek of Nature’s Vitamins & Herbs | Question: Hey guys, I know you’ve been in the nutritional supplement business a long time. How do you go about choosing brands to carry in your shop? …

 

Adventure Is The Champagne Of Life

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| By Carolyn Lee Peerman | “Adventure is not outside a man, it is within,” said David Grayson.

 

A Manifesto on Making Some Room

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| By Angie Mattson Stegall | In June of 2013, my husband Nelson and I spent sixteen days rafting 225 miles of the Colorado River through Grand Canyon. Having never done a trip like that before, I wasn’t really sure …

 

I Never Thought I’d Say This

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I fell in love with the desert. Well, specifically, the red rock desert in Sedona, AZ. I’m a green girl, all the way. I live in the Blue Ridge Mountains for a reason, and that reason is green. Trees are …

 

Book Review: “Over the Plain Houses” by Julia Franks

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The first sentence of Over the Plain Houses – It was the week before Easter when the lady agent first showed up to church – ultimately proves to be more than an introduction. Virginia Furman, extension agent in Eakin, North …

 

Answering The Call From Your Wild Heart: Interview with Dominque Warfield

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| By James Navé | When Sandi Tomlin-Sutker mentioned she’d chosen Adventure as the theme for August 2016’s WNC Woman, I immediately thought of Dominque Warfield, a citizen of the world who has chosen Asheville as her home. I first …

 

This Great Adventure

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| By Kate Stockman | For me, LIFE is ‘This Great Adventure.’ How do I navigate the currents of life, of growth, of love, of loss, of accepting the bitter with the better? These are questions that guide me. And …

 

Cold Water for Little Trout

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| By Richard L. Bergh | Cold water, little trout Come to the surface and breathe – Take in the air It’s humid enough you might mistake it for home Ahhhh… but it does not run near so deeeeep It’s …

 

Empowering Women: Introduction Series Two

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| By Jeanne Crane | Build the Resources to Engage in Any Challenge

 

Want to Age in Place?

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It’s natural to want to ‘age in place’ as you grow older. Aging Projects, Inc. (a 501c3 nonprofit) has an online resource directory especially designed to help seniors, caregivers (both local and distant), Providers and community organizations find the resources …