Ok, so bare with me as this is not a topic I normally blog about, but I felt it was important enough to share.
I was writing an email to my wife and wanted to add a heart to my signature but I was unsure which keyboard combination would d... Read more
I feel each time I start over, it gets harder. Maybe I need to read over my old blogs to remind myself why I am here, and hopefully find something that will keep me from leaving again.
Correct Me If I Am Wrong...
Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the amount of daily calories it takes for someone to just exist, essential bodily functions only. It is based on gender, age, weight, and height. Generally, being taller and heavier increases this number, while age ... Read more
Pain and Trepidation
I entered a gym tonight for the first time in recent memory. The trip only netted me 15 min on the treadmill but I think the bigger victory was in just going. Overcoming the trepidation of walking through the door, the feeling that everyone was ... Read more
Today I Will Make a Difference
Today I will make a difference.
I will begin by controlling my thoughts. A person is the product of his thoughts. I want to be happy and hopeful. Therefore, I will have thoughts that are happy and hopeful. I refuse to be victimized by my c... Read more
Ten Commandments for 2011
1] Prayer is not a "spare wheel" that you pull out when in trouble; it is a "steering wheel" that directs us in the right path throughout life.
2] Do you know why a car's WINDSHIELD is so large & the rear view mirror is so small? Because ou... Read more
Having been mistreating myself lately, eating without thought, and moving only when necessary, I had begun to feel the effects. A little pain here, a little tired there, and a little more of me everywhere. Okay, a lot more. I dragged my scale ou... Read more
"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"
Various... Read more
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
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It sure seems like a long time since I have been here, but everything appears to be just as I left it. Why have I been gone so long? I wish I could say I have been off creating memories, reaching new heights, accomplishing great things. Sure, I ... Read more
I asked God to take away my bad habit.
God said, No.
It is not for me to take away,
but for you to give it up.
Stud or Draw
“You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.”
There are many variations in the card game of Poker, but two of the basic types are Stud or Draw.
In Stud Poker you are dealt your cards and you cannot chang... Read more
And Then The Fight Started
One year, I decided to buy my mother-in-law a cemetery plot as a Christmas gift...
The next year, I didn't buy her a gift.
When she asked me why, I replied,
"Well, you still haven't used the gift I bought you last year!"
And ... Read more
Rules of the West
Applicable in Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Nebraska, Idaho, and the rest of the Wild West:
1. Pull your pants up. You look like an idiot.
2. Turn your cap right, your head ain't crooked.
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It's a pretty common interaction.
I cross paths with someone during the course of my day, and the customary and obligatory exchange happens:
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