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The Great Outdoors

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      5 comments

This morning I read the Editors Choice article "Why Getting Outside is So Good for You". I happen do be one of those people that loves being outdoors so I was very interested. I found that all of that playing in the woods as a kid was helping ... Read more

Good Judgement

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      6 comments

Will Rogers said, "Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment." I think that's true but at my age I was hoping that I would be avoiding the bad part of that. NOT!! I have a good education, lot's of life ex... Read more

The "What to Eat" Controversy

Monday, April 09, 2012      6 comments

In my house we are we have been talking the eating approach thing to death. My wife has Diabetes and has been controlling her blood sugar with a low carb diet. My Daughter said that she had lost weight on a Vegetarian diet but veggies are not ... Read more

Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 08, 2012      4 comments

Today is not the day for me to ramble. It is devoted to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Enjoy this sacred day. Lew... Read more

The Weight Loss Trap

Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

Before I start I highly recommend today's editors Choice "Moderation in All Things".
sp?id=729 I feel this is some very good advice. Disclaimer: If something he... Read more

Grandpa Bony

Friday, April 06, 2012      4 comments

Have you ever tried to write something and a singular thought kept coming up that had nothing to do with what you were writing. Well, I was writing this blog on a different subject but couldn't get this thought out of my head so here goes. I h... Read more

What is Committment?

Thursday, April 05, 2012      4 comments

I have come to believe that commitment means different things to different people. I like the Amway definition. Commitment means being willing to do whatever it takes to succeed. I am not affiliated with Amway. I tried it decades ago but fo... Read more

A Tribute to Moms

Tuesday, April 03, 2012      4 comments

I know that Mother's Day isn't for a month but I want to recognize a group that I admire. Moms are something special. I think our oldest, our son, was about 20 when I finally started figuring out that Mom's and Dad's brains are wired different... Read more

I Don't Know How Good I Can Be - Do You?

Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

When I was thirteen I moved up to Junior High. Our class was divided into sections and I was in section 2. The kids in the section stayed together through High School and we all took the same curriculum. I felt like everyone in the section wa... Read more

Life is NOT Fair

Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

Remember when we were kids and we expected everything to be fair. It took a few times of Dad telling me "life ain't fair so get used to it" for it to sink in - sort of. Then this dumb ole country boy joined the "real world" and I quickly got ... Read more

The "Self Made Man" Myth

Saturday, March 31, 2012      5 comments

I'm not being sexist by using the term "man" so ladies please cut me some slack on this. Even if my elevator didn't go to the top floor I am sharp enough not to presume that I know anything about the "self made woman". Someone else will have t... Read more

Are You Like a Farmer or Rat Race Junkie?

Friday, March 30, 2012      7 comments

In a way I've been both. The farmer, my Grandpa, planted his crops in the spring and then took care of them until, God willing, he would harvest the crop. Nothing he could do would bring his corn in before August. Harvest time was a big deal... Read more

Perfection is The Enemy of Good Enough

Thursday, March 29, 2012      5 comments

I'll preface this with the fact that my wife says I have OCD and who am I to argue with SWMBO. That's She Who Must Be Obeyed. emoticonRead more

Mastering The Fundamentals

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      7 comments

When my son was 6 yrs. old, 40 years ago, I was stationed on a ship that had just gone into the shipyard in Portsmouth Va. That's across the river from Norfolk, our home port. My son wanted to play T-Ball and I ended up coaching the team. As ... Read more

The Diet "Blame Game"

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      4 comments

I can only speak to the American culture but it seems we are first looking for someone to blame for anything that goes wrong. If our culture has a weight problem then let's blame the fast food industry, candy industry, junk food manufacturers, ... Read more

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