Holiday Seasons – “Joy, Pain, Life and Death”

Holiday Seasons - "Joy, Pain, Life and Death"   I didn't realize how I really felt until I responded to a friend on Facebook who shared about their own emptiness during the holiday seasons. The holiday seasons are deeply sad times for me, beginning with Thanksgiving and ending in late January.  Thanksgiving and Mom: At Thanksgiving, … Continue reading Holiday Seasons – “Joy, Pain, Life and Death”

OpEd: “Anti-Abortion Extremism: The Effects of the Radicalization of the Pro-Life Message”

OpEd: “Anti-Abortion Extremism:  The Effects of the Radicalization of the Pro-Life Message” C. Dianne Phillips, Sciencegranny, July 7th, 2015 I wrote a response to an Al Jazeera article published earlier this week, associating domestic terrorism and the pro-life movement in America. The article Anti-Abortion Extremists Are DomesticTerrorists, discussed how the radicalized few, who have murdered and use … Continue reading OpEd: “Anti-Abortion Extremism: The Effects of the Radicalization of the Pro-Life Message”

Sciencegranny Diabetic Blueberry/Almond Butter Dessert

Sciencegranny experimented again in the kitchen this evening...I offer the following yummy diabetic friendly dish. 1 cup of fresh blueberries or frozen blueberries 1 tablespoon of organic coconut oil 1 tablespoon of smooth or crunchy almond butter (organic) 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 tsp of honey put all ingredients in a microwavable pyrex dish (small) … Continue reading Sciencegranny Diabetic Blueberry/Almond Butter Dessert

Sciencegranny’s “Get Well Stay Well” Winter Soup

Sciencegranny's "Get well, stay well" soup: With the flu season upon us and so many young adults passing due to the secondary infections brought on by the illness...I thought I would share my "get well" soup recipe. It is basically my base for all soups with a modification for anyone who is feeling sick. Here … Continue reading Sciencegranny’s “Get Well Stay Well” Winter Soup

Sciencegranny’s Winter Stews – The Ancient Practice of Soup/Stew Making

This granny did not invent the soup or the stew, but I grew up in a home where the women all knew the benefits and utility of keeping a pot of stew or soup warming on the stove.   Learning from my own grandmother:  I remember when I was a little girl first learning how … Continue reading Sciencegranny’s Winter Stews – The Ancient Practice of Soup/Stew Making

“Breaking the Cycle of FEAR and Anxiety” – A personal journey of healing through music

"Flight or Fright?" -The "sensitive child:"  As a small child, with an undiagnosed anxiety disorder, I was afraid all the time.  I was literally frightened of everything, especially the authority of the adults in my life and peers and siblings who were assertive and strong willed.  They all scared me to death.  I literally shook … Continue reading “Breaking the Cycle of FEAR and Anxiety” – A personal journey of healing through music