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Spare & Simple Diet, 1825

“A very spare and simple diet has commonly been recommended as most conducive to Health.  Aim at the happy mean-be Liberal without being Lavish, be Prudent without being Penurious.  Plent of Good Food, plainly but properly prepared, is a Feast … Continue reading

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The Praise & Happiness of the Countrie-Life, 1539

“Those that live in the country are much more healthfull, and are not subject to so many diseases as citizens and courtiers, for in cities the buildings are high, the lanes narrow and durtie, the aire dull and for want … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Wise Words

These words mainly come from Helen Nearing’s book, Wise Words for the good life.  I just really love history and the wisdom that comes from the days gone by.  It seems that in a time when people were more in … Continue reading

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