Diane Arnott

As of 2011, the Baby Boomers have started to turn 65 and will rapidly add to the numbers of North Americans classed as “seniors”.  In the US alone, this group will surge from 13% of the population in 2010 to nearly 20% by the year 2030.   And as they have at every age, the Boomer […]
There’s nothing like a drilling rig setting up in your area to set off alarm bells if you happen to rely on well water.   Some years ago I took an interest in the Eastern practice of Feng Shui.  And so I dutifully, assessed the areas of my life I felt I wanted to improve […]
“Mommy Bloggers are widespread, but nothing deserves the “ubiquitous” label more than bacteria.” Driving into work this morning, I was listening to an interview inspired by Mother’s Day.  The radio hosts were talking to a Mommy Blogger (apologies for not recalling her name).  What amazed me was a statistic that was given indicating that there […]

Was it the Water?

Is your water making you sick? Digestive upset, stomach cramps, diarrhea.  It’s maybe over just as quickly as it started.  Clinically, this is called acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and is caused by bacteria like E. coli and other microorganisms.  Typically  when this happens to you, your first thought is likely “must have been something I […]
Safe drinking water is a privilege in North America.  Though essential to good health, it is often taken for granted.  It is delivered to our homes or offices for our enjoyment with little thought given to where it originated or how it got there.  We expect water to come forth as required.  We expect water […]