An Appreciation

We have a lot to give thanks for this Thanksgiving. Personally, each of us has only to look down at the ground, where our feet never fail to find a bedrock-like place from which we launch our little lives into a great big world. And as a group, we at Wellville have thanks to give to the wonderful folks we trod the way with – in Clapsop and Lake Counties, and Spartanburg and Muskegon and North Hartford. You are intrepid and creative, and we learn from every one of your many successes – great and small – and your fertile failures. So raise a glass this Thanksgiving to your efforts. And love those near you and those afar.

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That's a whopping, preventable healthcare bill: "One in four health care dollars goes to treat diabetes, and that costs the nation $237 billion annually (most of it paid for by government health plans), along with $90 billion in reduced productivity."
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/05/health/diabetes-prevention-diet.html

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