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Sunday, August 19, 2012      13 comments

After a mild summer, San Diego is starting to get those higher temps that have plagued the rest of the country. I have to admit that the heat turns me into a total vegetable. My energy level is drained and I have to push myself to get the exer... Read more
Popcorn Butter & Alzheimers
Saturday, August 18, 2012      10 comments

This week in the news, they reported that lab studies showed that the chemical used in artificial butter flavor on popcorn made the brain cells fold into themselves when ingested. They are linking it to possibly leading to Alzheimers. Nee... Read more
First Yummy Juice w/New Juicer
Friday, August 17, 2012      13 comments

Yesterday, my new juicer arrived and I threw in celery, tomatoes, pepper, and carrots. It was really a nice blend. I have a bunch of free books on my Kindle for juices that I'll eventually try. Wishing all a happy day.... Read more
Reverse Psychology for Wgt Loss
Thursday, August 16, 2012      12 comments

Many of us have had the experience of buying something a size smaller to inspire us along our journey. But the other day, I had the opposite experience that has proved to be a good reminder. On the store sale rack was a great pair of summe... Read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      9 comments

Last week, other one broke after first use. Returned for a refund and bought something a little more expensive and, hopefully, more durable. Due to arrive tomorrow.... Read more
OOH OOH R.I.P. Horshack
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      4 comments

One of my fave characters, and the second to die, on the "Welcome Back Kotter" sitcom. ... Read more
Left-Handers' Day
Monday, August 13, 2012      9 comments

Two of the dearest people in my life are both left-handed. Just wanted to wish all of you who are left-handed, a happy day. According to the MSN website, this is Left-Handers' Day.... Read more
Pulp Fiction (Juicing)
Sunday, August 12, 2012      5 comments

My new juicer will arrive in a few days, and I've been researching ways to use the pulp. One that I thought interesting was to make veggie chips. Sounds easy and said to be delish. Has anyone tried this? Wishing all a happy day.... Read more
Ordering New Juicer - Here I Go Again!
Saturday, August 11, 2012      4 comments

My last one broke after one use, so I've researched others and found the one I want on Amazon. Will be ordering it tonight or tomorrow and it'll arrive in a few days. Looking forward to it - again.... Read more
Thursday, August 09, 2012      6 comments

Okay, I just finished making what turned out to be a delish veg juice and was quite pleased. Then I cleaned the juicer and had trouble with the side locks. Very weak plastic, and broke right off without any abuse. Very disappointed and now pa... Read more
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      9 comments

I tried juicing about a year ago and didn't like it. Had a defective unit and returned it. However, I'm giving it more of a fair chance this time. Reading which combos taste good and why. Bought one with good reviews on Amazon, but not price... Read more
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      18 comments

In the not-so-distant past, it was common for me to eat a watermelon a day. During several consecutive days. (not bragging, just saying) For those who haven't heard this song (sparkers who've known me for awhile have heard this tune myriad tim... Read more
Hooray for Curiosity on Mars!
Monday, August 06, 2012      8 comments

Last night, I watched NASA TV and waited the last 11 minutes with the roomful of JPL people who were barely able to contain their excitement. The 7 Minutes of Terror, as the capsule went through the Mars atmsphere toward touchdown, were indeed ... Read more
Curious About Curiosity on Mars
Saturday, August 04, 2012      7 comments

I am looking forward to watching the Mars landing late Monday night. After viewing the interesting way it was constructed, told by the engineers who did it, I can see why they say they will be holding their breath. Simply amazing stuff. W... Read more
Even Wgt Bias For Cremation Services
Friday, August 03, 2012      13 comments

I know this isn't a pleasant topic, but I have to be realistic and plan for final arrangements for myself. After the deaths of so many loved ones in the past few years, I've decided to be proactive so that all details are taken care of and no o... Read more

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