t h e m a y f i l e s is foremost a family blog, chronicling everyday life. Life including natural, healthy eating (with recipes thrown in at random), home educating (with ideas popping up sporadically), an attempt to homestead on .2 acres (with very meager yields), raising 3 of 4 children with a rare genetic disorder, and lots of highly personal family triumphs and failures. You may also find an eclectic array of musings on politics, exercise, sewing, emergency preparedness, backyard chickens, and religion. This blog isn't a campaign to glorify anyone or anything. Just simply a record.


Sugar Article

  Interesting article on sugar:

NYT:  Is Sugar Toxic?

This makes me want to cut out all my "natural" sweeteners as well.  Especially agave nectar, which is very high in fructose.

I heave a big internal sigh when I think of this, because so much of our life and society is built around "sweets."

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