I'm not much of a believer or anything...
But I think we could all use a message of PEACE this year. Glenn... Read more
In Praise of Work.
I have been retired for almost 5 years now. Ever since retiring, I have tooted the same horn as my father did to me. He spoke about how positive retirement is. He left his work early, and encouraged me to do the same. I bought the whole idea o... Read more
Adding Fruits and Veggies, Day III
The day started off with a large bowl of oatmeal, with walnuts, brown sugar and raisins and milk. Not a lot of fruits and veggies there, but almost all plant based, and considered by most to be a healthy breakfast. Then, I went into my high fa... Read more
Adding Fruits and Veggies, Part II
After posting my fruits and veggies blog, I got a lot of affirmations and thanks from people who liked being reminded of the value of adding them. Today, in keeping with my new vow to add them, I did my grocery shopping a day early. I picked u... Read more
Adding Fruits and Vegetables.
Just read an article about a prescription program that was set up in Harlem by pediatricians that allows families to purchase fruits and vegetables at half their normal price. This effectively puts the prices of produce at less than what they wo... Read more
In praise of us Whiners!
I recently read an article where someone took offense to New Yorkers being cast as the unhappiest people in the country. The reasoning was that New Yorkers complain on an almost constant basis, and therefore are not happy. The writer of a rebu... Read more
I'm sure my blood pressure will go up...
I'm sure my blood pressure will go up in the next two years during the presidential runoff. I'd like to just bury my head in the sand, and on Nov 4, 2016, just ask someone, Who won? That would be the healthiest thing to do. But I know that I wi... Read more
There's something amiss in our land...
There's something amiss in our land when the combined incomes of Howard Stern, Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh would be enough to support a small country. Glenn... Read more
A Quote from which One Could Launch a Writing Career.
I just came across this great quote, from which I think one could launch a writing or painting career.
"Description demands intense observation, so intense that the veil of everyday habit falls away and what we paid no attention to, beca... Read more
A Sad Day for Football
There is a court settlement in the works that was started by one lawyer, who happened to be friends with a doctor who first identified the prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury in football players. Now other lawyers are on the case, and the impa... Read more
Accepting the NaNoWriMO challenge?
November is the NaNoWriMo or the National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is to write 50,000 words toward a novel in one month. The idea is to just get the words down. You don't have to refine them, just produce a whole lotta words. The ... Read more
No Longer One of my Passtimes
Watching brain concussed people smash into other brain concussed people so they're brain concussed lighter weight friends can manipulate a flat ball thought the air or in their arms and cross a field. Then, if they aren't further concussed on th... Read more
Should we be embracing technology?
I'm beginning to wonder about my stance on technology. I, for one, had my satellite disconnected 5 years ago. My wife and I have been TV free since then. We bought a cell phone like about ten years ago, but with reception being poor where we l... Read more
We don't have to accept iPay.
Apple is coming out with a new product, I believe it's called iPay or something like that. It will help lead to a situation where we will have to pay a lot more money for our phones in order to have the right to buy things. We can now buy thing... Read more
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