Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can't quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke!
Turning the Clock Back is a site devoted to teaching people to go green, get healthy and simplify their lives one step at a time. So many people feel overwhelmed with choices when it comes to living a more eco-friendly life that they often give up without trying at all. I want people to realize [...]
Here in the south, the summer heat is at an all time high and the kudzu is thriving. Haven’t ever seen or hear of kudzu? It is often called ‘The Plant that Ate the South’ for a very good reason! This vine can grow at an alarming rate, taking over just about every surface it […]
Think About This Thursday I may be one of the few people in this world who has never been on a cruise. I never got the opportunity when I was young and then I married a man who downright refuses to go on one. WHY is dear husband so anti-cruise? Because he HAS gone on […]
In trying to come up with something to talk to a Girl Scout troupe of 12 5th grade girls about relating to the environment, I came across this parable and decided to use it as my opening remarks to the group. I found it at http://quoteflections.blogspot.com/2008/08/flight-of-hummingbird-powerful-parable.html. I read it to my kids as well (ages […]