Straight Through

Here’s a story from nearly 60 years past.  It’s about change.  It’s true. It happened to me and  it helped direct my life.  You have heard a story like this before, I am sure.  Maybe a reminder of its moral can help you too in these times of turmoil....

Freedom of Health

Independence requires freedom of health. Without good health we cannot truly be free. Yesterday’s message “Freedom of Time” looked at the biggest American financial concerns.  Paying for basic needs and saving for retirement were far and away the...

How to Overcome the Conspiracy of Food

One of the biggest conspiracies we face is with our food. One of the most important foundations to our personal, and the world’s, well being and health is nutrition. Yet the need to feed an ever growing population, increasingly concentrated in big cities has put...

“Eat Me!” said the rose.

Eat me.  From an Ecuador rose? Here is a funky business idea. Rapid change and inflation make micro business ideas important sources of needed, extra income. Here is a micro business idea worth our Funky Micro Business Hall of Fame. A Reuter’s article about...

Fight Food Inflation

There are numerous ways to fight food inflation. Inflation is here… maybe… even most likely stagflation.  Most worrying is the fact that the biggest price rises are in items most of us cannot do without:  energy and food. An April 16, 2011 article in the...