Vol. 9 Nbr. 11, December 2008
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- Celebrating our 10th year in print.
- New Life Journal: celebrating our 10th year in print!
- Year in review: 2008's hot headlines: New Life Journal's Maggie Cramer talks with locals to find out what the headlines have meant for us this year and what they'll mean for us in 2009.
- A note on the financial markets: Bruce Dannenberg follows up on his recent investing article.
- Start the new year anew! local health practitioners help you start 2009 as the best you possible.
- The ultimate holiday wreath: find inspiration in the garden for this holiday project from Jenifer Miller.
- Holiday rumblings? Isabelle Guzman shares how-tos for loving and rubbing your belly.
- Alleviating those achoooos! Last month, you learned to support your liver to stay healthy during winter. This month, Terry Cochran shares natural remedies for when that cold just won't go away.
- Clear up your picture of nutrition: Elizabeth Pavka, Ph.D., LD/N, primes the "question pump" for our new nutrition column.
- Warming, wholesome foods: Julianna Pletcher shares her favorites to fill and warm you up this season.
- Local gifts for your holiday list: Ruth Gonzalez gets the scoop on the local foods and crafts you'll find at this year's Annual Holiday Bazaar.
- What do plants have to do with it? When it comes to creating a sense of place and improving our local environment, everything.
- Fossil fuels not required: Brian Knight shares the achievement of his goal to create a home that can be heated and cooled in a truly green fashion with the NU Green Home Experts Board.
- Citrus candles: Joti Marra helps you warm up your winter with this decorative and fragrant project.
- Lead and your home: if your home's a designated holiday gathering spot where young ones will be exploring, or if your New Year's resolution is to finally renovate, risk assessor Linda Block shares information you'll need to know.
- State to buy Grandfather Mountain.
- The Honeybee Project releases new DVD.
- Western North Carolina Alliance seeks volunteers.
- Linda McLean: packs big messages into tiny packages.