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About bonniejpreston

Life is an adventure. Make every day count. Enrich the lives of those you meet along the way. Don't show up at the end with a wish list. Invest in your health - the dividends paid are priceless. Listen at least twice as much as you talk. Enjoy the journey. Namaste

Happy Mother’s Day – A Tribute to My Mom

This year, I celebrate my 24th Mother’s Day without my Mom.  She passed away in January of 1987, and I miss her.  I miss her most on occasions like this, when I celebrate her for what she did best, and never … Continue reading

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Balancing Act – New Twitter Account

Just a short note to let my blog readers know that I still have a blog and intend to post regularly.  This past month, I have been exceptionally busy, personally and professionally.  But I see daylight and have found the … Continue reading

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A World Out of Balance – Air and Water – World Water Day 3/22/2011

 “We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.”  ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732 Did you know that Tuesday, March 22 is World Water Day?  Were you aware that there is a World Water Day?  Are you curious … Continue reading

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A World Out of Balance – Do We Still Value Our Children?

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”  Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa When I read the quotation above, I think perhaps we no longer value our … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me – and Elizabeth Taylor

I intended for this week’s post to be about air and water.  I still intend to post a piece about that, but something else occurred to me this morning. Today is my 58th birthday – and Liz Taylor’s 79th. I … Continue reading

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A World Out of Balance – Politics and the Issues of Our Time

Last week, my post was about food, a basic requirement of life.  In the coming weeks, I will address other basics – clean air and water, energy consumption, and climate.  These are fundamental to our ability to sustain life.  But … Continue reading

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A World Out of Balance – The Issues of Our Time: Food

When was the last time you were hungry?  I mean really hungry, as in starving? I don’t know anyone who’s ever experienced starvation.  Most of the people I know, myself included, tend to take many things for granted, chief among … Continue reading

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A World Out of Balance – Announcing a Series about the Issues of Our Time

When I started this blog, I intended to post once a week on something relevant to the four dimensions of our individual lives, with a 5th thrown in regarding our relationships.  But over the past few months, it has become … Continue reading

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Kettlebells – Why I Love Them and Why You Should Try Them

If you pay any attention to the weather, then you know that the Dallas area has been in a deep freeze over the past week, along with many parts of the rest of the country. This is very unusual for … Continue reading

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Jack LaLanne – The Epitome of a Balanced Life

“The most important person in the world is you.  You came into this life alone and you’re going to leave it alone.  But in between, make the rest of your life the best of your life.”  Jack LaLanne, Live Young … Continue reading

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