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Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas

I want to go there.

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Tucked away in the lush, green hillsides of the northwest, the Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas is a far cry from the white stucco-lined islands of the Greece you’re use to.

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Wednesdays Visual Writing Prompt

What fun! A Halloween photo prompt for a story. Thanks, Michelle Rene Goodhew!

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Morning Stroll in the Mont d’Or

Seems like more than a stroll but beautiful nevertheless.

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French photographer Aurelien Billois went for an early stroll in Mont d’Or, in the French Jura, to capture these stunning landscapes.

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Will O’ The Wisp

Michelle Rene Goodhew’s book recommendation.

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Are you left brain or right brain dominant?

Interesting article with informative color graphics. Thanks, Michelle Rene Goodhew.

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Gut Feeling, a Scientific Reality?

I think the Vagus nerve knows a whole lot more than the scientists do. I wish I had time to study it.

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Vagus Nerve System

After disheartening weeks of climate chaos I sought news to  combat depression. I found it in an unusual source: our guts. Gut bacteria and human health is a relatively new area of research. it began with incurable GI problems being treated by implanting fecal material from healthy folks  Then studies began to look at the role our bacteria played in other diseases. Brain Maker, by Dr. Perlmutter, catalogs problems of a number of people who received heavy doses of antibacterial medicine as youth. They later developed a variety of diseases, but rapidly improved with introduction of probiotics. Yogurt aficionados proclaimed “We told you so.” I’ve fallen in love with Kombucha, good for gut beasties and tastes like ginger beer with a bite.

Science is now looking at the connection with mental health. Anecdotal evidence supports the value of probiotics for depressed persons.

From Psychology Today: “There is growing…

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Wednesdays Visual Writing Prompt

I love this prompt.

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The Stilt Walking Shepherds of Landes

Fascinating!

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landes-stilt-walkers-8A 1938 postcard showing shepherds from the marshy region of Landes, France, getting around on stilts.

The Landes region of southwestern France, bordering the Bay of Biscay, is covered by a large pine forest.

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Wednesdays Visual Writing Prompt

Michelle Rene Goodhew posted another interesting prompt.

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Sneak Peek Reluctant Paladin Cover

I highly recommend this book by Jordan Bernal as well as her first book, The Keepers of Eire. If you like dragons or know someone who does, check out these books!

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Here is a sneak peek of the front cover of my middle-grade spinoff novel, Reluctant Paladin. I am in the final round of proofreading, then plan to publish by October 1.

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