Monday, December 2, 2013
Big Little Change Digest - December, 2013
FDA is stepping in. On the other hand, this reveals two problems: 1. Too many people don't do enough on their own to minimize trans-fats in their diet, and so the government has to step in and curb it for them. 2. Too many inexpensive easy-to-make foods (that might be all a lot of people can afford) include trans-fats. Once again, instead of food manufacturers taking responsibility to come up with healthier, more affordable recipes, the government has to intervene and tell them to do so. This is intriguing... I might try it out... - Heat your room for 8 pence per day. We were at Joseph A Bank just today and saw the sign for this - awesome idea - Uniform of Success Program. Adding a step aerobics routine to my morning. Nothing major - just 2-3 songs to get the blood pumping. If you have something that would work as a step - a sturdy flat crate or some such - feel free to join me. I am using a small platform my husband made many years ago to mount floor lights at various events we used to help set up. Just received an e-mail about this from a former co-worker who is originally from Bulgaria. Disabilities have been ignored for many years in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. So, it's great to see that organizations improving the quality of life for people with disabilities have come such a long way in the last 20 years. What one person can do. When people pitch in to help others - a powerful message. Public service announcements Recycle in style. Shop vintage at Nifty Thrifty. Mill Village Farm. We need more of these. Come and join us on Facebook.