Holy Guacamole!

It’s National Avocado Day! Did you know that avocados contain more potassium than bananas, are loaded with fiber and can help lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels? We are thrilled to share our favorite (and simplest) guacamole recipe with you.

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It is early July, and peak strawberry season in Connecticut is winding down. Farm markets have been bursting with baskets of fragile red berries, this being the only time of year when it is really worth eating these little delicacies.

Strawberries and rhubarb are a classic spring time combination, and a gorgeous execution of this was found recently on the seasonal tasting menu at Gramercy Tavern http://www.gramercytavern.com , a ceviche of tiny scallops made with rhubarb juice and perfect, sweet red strawberry chunks.

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Giving Progressive Lenses A Chance

I was due for my annual eye exam and the optician agreed that if I was becoming frustrated constantly switching between my different sets of glasses and that I was needing both, that progressives would be a great option for me...And I love them!!

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A Brave New World

In 1932, Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World was published...In 2018, we are closer than ever to finding a cure for thousands of diseases caused by genetic mutations. Last night on CBS, 60 Minutes aired a segment on CRISPR, a gene editing tool which is revolutionizing biomedical research. Click on the link below to learn more about this groundbreaking discovery!

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Aging as Told by 3 Fabulous Female Authors

International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, is a worldwide event that calls for gender equality while celebrating women’s achievements, from the political to the social to the arts.

Today, join us in honoring women in literature. We’ve chosen our three favorite female authors that confront the topic of aging gracefully (especially as a woman) in their work. The selection ranges from humorous memoirs to contemplative novels, and we recommend looking into some of Suzanne Somers’ best-sellers if you’re interested in self-help and healthy living.

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