Every day in the Local Voices section of Patch, find good advice and good reading.
Check out seven of the most interesting, entertaining and/or useful posts found around Patchland this week.
- Drink more water the easy way. In her recent post, Local Voices blogger and Certified Holistic Health Coach Elaine King offers a simple tip: add cucumber to your water. Apparently, this is something that’s done frequently in spas—Will you try it?
- Explore St. Louis with your ten toes (and the MetroLink and MetroBus). Local Voices blogger Kimberly Cella offers the scoop on a new walking program that begins Sept. 10. The Ten Toe Express program is designed to help residents increase their independence, accessibility and overall health. Learn more in her most recent post.
- Musical Nights: worth the heat. According to the Clayton Century Foundation’s most recent post, it sponsored a tremendously successful concert this week featuring local bands, and it’s got two more in the four-concert series coming up on Aug. 26 and Sept. 23.
- “Don’t kill the mouse who came for dinner,” motivational blogger Dr. Debra Peppers found herself saying recently to a very unwelcome and unexpected guest (and it wasn’t the mouse). What made Dr. Peppers “scream bloody murder?” Find out in her most recent post.
- Work it out, little doggie. Don’t let your dog get lazy in the hot weather. Dog trainer and Local Voices blogger Sarah Hoth offers more important tips for pet-owners this week.
- Curses, foiled again! That’s what I imagine the founder of a phony charity thought when he was finally caught scamming innocent people. Better Business Bureau blogger Jerri Stroud offers up some inside information on a scammer who created a fake charity designed to funnel cash into his own pockets. Find out how you can avoid such scams in Stroud’s most recent blog post.
- Knowledge is power, and I can’t pass up a good freebie. Not only is the St. Louis County Library offering free online learning, according to SLCL Communications Manager and Local Voices blogger Jennifer McBride, but you even get an instructor to facilitate your courses. Find out more in McBride’s most recent post.
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