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Remembering the Freedom for Which It Stands

…patriotism. The wonders of this land of opportunity are imbedded in Old Glory for all the world to see. There are so many ways to celebrate the Fourth of July and over the years Jan and I have enjoyed them all–picnics, family gatherings, block parties, barbeques, parades, and of course, fireworks. The…

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5 Heart-Smart Secrets for Your July Fourth Celebration

I love everything about the Fourth of July, from the hometown parades, to fireworks, and cookouts with family and friends. Yet, as I’m sure you’ve noticed, many celebrations can be a real disaster for your heart and your health. That’s why I wanted to share some of my best heart-smart secrets…

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Walking Club Check-In: Walking Down Memory Lane

…post a new Walking Club Check-in, where you can post your minutes walked, the number of times you walked, or miles by leaving a comment. Every Fourth of July, I venture back to the neighborhood I grew up in to see the annual parade that's been a homespun tradition for more decades than I can count. It's…

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5 Heart-Healthy Veggie Side-Dishes for Your July 4th Celebration

On holidays like the Fourth of July, it’s easy to focus on the meats you’ll be putting on the grill. But you want to balance that out with a healthy serving of vegetables—and at this time of year, it’s easy to find delicious fresh veggies. Not only do vegetables provide valuable antioxidants…

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