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Her Eyes Have Seen the Glory...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015      12 comments

The things we take for granted with respect to our health... today's example is vision. So my Mom goes and finally has long-awaited and long-postponed cataract surgery. Mind you her vision has always been awful; she has worn glasses si... Read more

Gaming the Gym IV: Choosing Your Cardio Resistance Number

Sunday, May 24, 2015      10 comments

Welcome back to a never-ending series of blogs about how I have turned going to the gym into a giant self-motivational game to keep my interest up and aligned with my goals for healthiness and weight loss. To understand all of this, I recommend ... Read more

Planned No Blogs Today, But This is Way Too Important

Sunday, May 17, 2015      24 comments

Today's Washington Post has a wake-up call for all of us. If you joined Spark ever, for whatever reason, this means you. Just read this. Everyone. Now. Carefully. www.washingtonpost.com/p
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How I Game the Gym (Gym Gear) - Part III

Saturday, May 16, 2015      9 comments

The second of this series of blogs wrapped up by introducing (or I hope, reintroducing you) to how to find the right range of heart rates to achieve an efficient cardio workout for your age. If you have not already, best is if you read these in... Read more

How I Game the Gym; Preparation (Part II)

Friday, May 15, 2015      11 comments

Welcome back to an ongoing series of blogs about how I entertain myself, and keep my interest level up, at the gym. If you are reading these at all (and not just looking at the illustrations I ceaselessly troll the internet to steal), you shoul... Read more

How I Game the Gym: Introduction (Part I)

Friday, May 15, 2015      11 comments

Humans are creatures of habit and I am no exception. I’ve made going to the gym an every workday habit. Not to push or prod, but maybe you should to... Read more

Mean Monsters Lay in Wait For You at the Gym

Thursday, May 07, 2015      19 comments

Mean-spirited, rotten-to-the-core evil monsters lurk at the gym. Physically fit, finely chiseled evil monsters. The ones you thought you left behind on the 3rd grade playground. The ones who stole your lunch money, gave you a wedgie and laugh... Read more

The Baltimore You See...

Friday, May 01, 2015      13 comments

... is not how we really are. It's TV. They sensationalize. They accentuate the extreme and the newsworthy. Blood sells, sadly. Did Don Henley not have that song called "Dirty Laundry" with the line about getting an interview with the (new)... Read more

Surefire Way Not to Overeat Ethnic Food

Saturday, April 25, 2015      9 comments

Like food? Like ethnic food? Like ethnic food a lot and have problems not over-indulging in all that foreign yummy-ness? I have found the solution for you. Simply stated, you are experiencing the wrong ethnic foods. Take your taste-bu... Read more

Why Someone Would Want to Be Me

Thursday, April 16, 2015      17 comments

Tax Return Day. Our accountant goes to e-file. He cannot because a federal return already has been filed using my SSN. Warning, Will Robinson, this is tax fraud. Worse, it probably is identity theft. Read more

Do You Need to Redo Your Spark Goal(s)?

Sunday, April 12, 2015      8 comments

Are you searching for a new and more realistic goal? Have you thought about giving up? Well, this blog is for you. I found a goal that works for a lot of people here. Some of us are really here for health, or as a consequence of doctor'... Read more

Days of Yore

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      15 comments

Summer Camp, 1972. Our bunk of 11-year-old boys goes on a hike and winds up in town. We pool our limited money and find we have exactly, to the penny, enough to spli... Read more

Living Long and Prospering (Perhaps as an Ostrich)

Sunday, March 01, 2015      10 comments

Remember me? This is not about nutrition, exercise, or weight loss. Oh, I need less, more and more respectively. There, it's a Spark blog. With that out of the way... *** In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's recent passing, the Washingt... Read more

I Had a Dream (Too; MLK is Not Alone)

Monday, January 19, 2015      14 comments

In the spirit of MLK Day, I too had a dream. Last night in fact. In my dream, Susan and i own a restaurant. Like many restaurant owners, we're living paycheck to paycheck,... Read more

Story of the Green Cheese Ball

Thursday, January 01, 2015      12 comments

As some of you may recall from having read some of my historic Spark blogs, my Dad was a professional chef before I was born. He had gone to culinary school on the GI Bill after World War II. Read more


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