This Oil Counters Winter Woes

I just got over a bitter winter cold—it was one of those freight train colds, feel fine in the morning, start to feel it coming on, but by the time I could load up on Vitamin C-inclusive foods and seriously up my fluid intake, it was too late—this ship had sailed. A few boxes of tissues later, I actually drew breath through my nose again this morning.

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Andrew is the author of Frommer's global guide to volunteer vacations, "500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference" (Gold Medal Winner from Society of American Travel Writers: Best Guide Book 2010). He spent more than a decade on the editorial team of PASSPORT Magazine. He has volunteered and led teams on service projects around the world, and is honored to be on the boards of directors for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF.org) and Mentor Artists Playwrights Project (mentorartists.org). Mersmann has been a featured speaker, interview guest, or moderator on several travel talks, from the New York Times Travel Show, Smithsonian Associates, and the 92nd Street Y-TriBeCa to Oprah and Friends, Animal House, and The Focus Group on satellite radio as well as on NY1 television. Past participant at the Clinton Global Initiative and judge for Condé Nast World Changers Conference, he blogs about volunteering and service travel at www.ChangeByDoing.com. As part of the evox television team, he is dedicated to audience engagement, so if you're not engaged, he needs to be thumped on the head (gently)...or at least told (nicely). Twitter: /ChangeByDoing

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close up shot of oregano plant
01/26/2015
I just got over a bitter winter cold—it was one of those freight train colds, feel fine in the morning, start to feel it coming on, but by the time I could load up on Vitamin C-inclusive foods and... read more
close up shot of oregano plant
01/26/2015
I just got over a bitter winter cold—it was one of those freight train colds, feel fine in the morning, start to feel it coming on, but by the time I could load up on Vitamin C-inclusive foods and... read more