The Great Florida Outdoors: Blue Dasher

Dr. Robert Norman, Clinical Professor, Dermatology, Nova Southeastern University What type of dragonfly is this? 1. Band-winged dragonlet 2. Metallic pennant 3. Needham’s skimmer 4. Blue dasher 5. Hairy potter The blue dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis) is a very common and widely distributed dragonfly through the United States and into the Bahamas and is in the skimmer family. This beauty rested on my bike chain as I took a break from the trail. I believe dragonflies are quite curious, and it was looking at me with its compound eyes with nearly 360-degree vision and about 24,000 ommatidia (photoreceptor cells) in each … Continue reading The Great Florida Outdoors: Blue Dasher

Keeping Your Children Healthy Through the Holidays

By Karen McBride The holidays are a busy time for most families and the last thing you want is for your child to become ill. Grocery stores and shopping malls are flooded with people, and this provides more opportunities for germs to spread. Preventative medicine is the first step in maintaining your good health. Eating healthy meals, with fresh fruits and vegetables is essential. Daily exercise and fresh air are equally important. Washing your hands frequently and using sanitary wipes on shopping carts can help reduce the spread of germs. And never underestimate the power of a good night’s sleep! … Continue reading Keeping Your Children Healthy Through the Holidays

Christmas – An Amazing Time of the Year

It is a time to celebrate the birth of Christ. One of the ways we do that is by giving and receiving gifts, and as we do, it reminds us that Jesus is the greatest gift of all. Pure giving is one of the most beautiful things that we do, and I always encourage people to make every day Christmas as far as giving is concerned. Let’s live in the spirit of Christmas all year round! If you just open up your eyes and look around, you can see that it’s true. There is nothing that lights a person up … Continue reading Christmas – An Amazing Time of the Year

Essentials Massage & Facials of Trinity

By Karen McBride Essentials Massage & Facials of Trinity (the “spa”) offers a variety of services for your well-being including massages, skin care services, Cryotherapy, hypnosis, and PEMF. What is unique about this day spa is the holistic approach used to help their clients to achieve health and to feel good in their skin. A variety of massages are offered to fit their client’s needs. • A relaxation massage increases circulation and eases the mind, body, and spirit. • A deep tissue massage is a more intense kneading of the muscles and surrounding tissue to treat chronic aches such as … Continue reading Essentials Massage & Facials of Trinity

A word from one of our readers:

A word from one of our readers: I just finished reading two articles from the September 2019 edition of the Dunndeal Publication. My heart has been heavy as of late, when I sought God’s hand for solace and comfort, I couldn’t feel his presence, only a void of some sort. I won’t go into specifics, however, today I needed comfort and a fresh perspective on this issue on my heart and of course in God fashion He delivered on his promise. First, He provided a much needed massage that has relieved me of much tension and stress in my body … Continue reading A word from one of our readers: