Are you ready for camping injuries?


Your family has waited all year for your annual camping trip. You’ve  had reservations at the campground for months. You’ve packed the tent, cooking supplies, sleeping bags, clothes and bikes. You arrive early and setup the tent. The kids ride their bikes around the park as you finish stocking the campsite. Things are going well. […]

Should you have your eyes examined


You’ve noticed that you have to hold the menu further away from your face as you read. You have a headache every evening. You find it harder to drive at night. You can’t seem to see clearly no matter how hard you concentrate on focusing. You’ve been buying “cheater glasses” for reading, but they don’t […]

Recipe – Parmesan Roasted Asparagus


May through July is asparagus season in Wisconsin. This recipe is simple but delicious. The first thing to do is peel, not cut, the bottom half of each stalk. So much is wasted when the bottoms are cut! A sprinkling of Parmesan cheese will give you a little bit of that bite for your finished […]

Text me when you get there


Gone are the days of carrying a dime in your pocket in case you need to call home. Today, texting can keep parents and children in touch and allow communication in ways our grandparents never imagined. Parental concerns about texting have led to the development of apps such as Marimba Chat and Kid’s in Touch. […]

Strong bones keep you moving


You depend on your bones and joints for support and movement every day, but you probably don’t give them a second thought. Your bones act as a mineral bank. The amount of minerals you have on hand changes every day. Some people are making deposits by growing new bone cells. Others are making silent withdrawals […]

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