About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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The Tao of Gardening

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A couple of months ago our friends, Rick and Lisa, asked my husband and me if we would like to participate in a community garden with them. If we did so, it would bring the total number of people with experience growing vegetables to zero, but we liked the idea and decided to give it a try. The four of us met at our plot late in the spring to begin planning what we would grow, and over the next several weeks, we sowed . . . → Read More: The Tao of Gardening

Garden of Eatin'

If you’re like me, the idea of walking out your back door to pick vegetables for dinner is incredibly appealing.  Right now, my back patio is home to three large tomato plants and two huge pots of greens.  This weekend, I’ll plant the rest of my garden, water, and wait for the returns.


Unfortunately, my lower back is home to a nagging pain, which is telling me I’ve . . . → Read More: Garden of Eatin'