By Guest Writer Sheila Olson. For an effective workout that connects
you to the earth as well as your home, try gardening. This outdoor activity helps
strengthen your body while contributing to the environment.
By Guest Writer Sheila Olson. As much as kids enjoy splashing around in
mud puddles or having snowball fights, the weather is sometimes simply too nasty to go
outside. However, just because kids are stuck indoors doesn't mean they need to be
bored. Here are five fun activities to keep your kids entertained and learning
no matter what the forecast looks like.
By Guest Writer Sheila Olson. Just because it's cold
outside doesn't mean we want to pass up on our exercise routines. Staying
healthy and active is important in every month. The good news is there
are ways to safely keep yourself in shape or well.
Minimus is a mobile, tiny house project designed to inspire a more Earth-conscious community.
The Minimus team has demonstrated the building process of a fully functional, off-grid living space
while educating the community on how to integrate sustainability.
By Guest Writer Eileen MacAniff. A dedicated core of over 700 volunteers
bring these stores into existence a few hours a day for the enjoyment of homebound residents.
These amazing volunteers set up
and decorate festive Christmas 'shops' inside the nursing homes. When the shopping is done a few
hours later, the stores disappear again until the following year.
By Guest Writer Eileen MacAniff. It started out small, as many wonderful things often do. In November
of 2011, a group of employees at the Central Bucks Family YMCA wished to recognize the Y's military members for
Veterans Day. With assistance from the Village Improvement Association of Doylestown (VIA), their wish became reality.