I chuckled as I read a Facebook friend’s comments about her ongoing relationship with a shovel this winter. She described “him” (the shovel) as “pushy and stubborn.” One of her friends suggested that she “dump him.”
Have you ever postponed a medical screening test? Maybe you think you really don’t need it. Maybe it sounded painful. Maybe the thought of the preparation for the medical procedure or the test itself embarrassed you.
Every now and then, someone emails me a story that is circulating on the Internet or Facebook. One day, the information was about artificial sweeteners. I happened to have a can of diet soda next to me.
NDSU Extension Service, 03/08/2013
For several consecutive weeks last fall, I visited the fourth-grade classroom that includes my daughter. We explored reading, math and other subjects as we discussed nutrition, acted out a play and did hands-on activities.
NDSU Extension Service, 03/01/2013
“I see a lot of gluten-free foods in the grocery store. Should all of us be eating gluten-free?” the participant asked me. I was answering some questions after teaching a nutrition class.
NDSU Extension Service, 02/22/2013
The other day I followed my nose to the garlic and onions sautéing in a pan on the stove in the food preparation lab.
NDSU Extension Service, 02/15/2013
“Am I in trouble?” my husband asked as we stood in the darkened entry of a restaurant waiting for a table. He was looking down at his dark brown winter coat.
“What happened?” I asked.
NDSU Extension Service, 02/08/2013
“Mom, I’m going to have an orange,” my teenage daughter noted as she passed by me on her way to the kitchen sink.
“That’s good. There’s a plastic orange peeler in the drawer,” I said.
NDSU Extension Service, 01/25/2013
“I’m getting out of the way. Your mother is in the kitchen,” my husband said to our daughter.
I glanced at him and my daughter giggled.
“She’s going to make a huge mess for me to clean up,” he added.
NDSU Extension Service, 01/18/2013
“Please keep your forks out of my broccoli,” I said to my teenage son and daughter while we enjoyed a family meal in a restaurant. They grinned at me and proceeded to steal the dark green vegetables from my plate.
NDSU Extension Service, 01/11/2013
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