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A Little Light Reading:
Saturday, October 22, 2016      10 comments

"If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?" Albert Einsten "Right now, I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time. I think I'... Read more
Feeling Election Stress?
Monday, October 17, 2016      12 comments

Here's a good way to wind down. It can apply to any area of stress in your life, and you can do it over and over. First, turn off your TV or any device that your use to follow politics. It's a good idea to shut your eyes. Feel the sensation... Read more
To You.
Sunday, October 16, 2016      9 comments

To you, My Beautiful Bed. Where have you been all my life? Don't tell me. I know. You've been there the whole time. But why is it only now that I have discovered you in your sweetness. Only since my lower back surgery, l... Read more
My Abbreviated Weight Loss Struggle
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      11 comments

Heavy as a kid, I played basketball for a season at 15 years old and lost 20 lbs. I stayed slim in my teens and twenties, then started to put weight on. Got on Atkins and lost 40 lbs. That all came back. By the time I was 45, I was at 305,... Read more
Three weeks of dieting. Four violations.
Saturday, October 01, 2016      12 comments

Will I ever actually lose? Last week it was a large bag of chips with dip. This week, a package of Oreos in one evening. Next a smaller bag of chips. Then, tonight, as I was watching one of my favorite movies, I grabbed the box of large wheat g... Read more
So far, So good!!
Friday, September 23, 2016      17 comments

For years I have known how to eat heathy. However, I've been obese for a long time. Last week, I stared a new plan. I am eating three meals per day, with two snacks. In nine days, I'm down 4.8 pounds. Thank you Universe!!... Read more
To anyone contemplating retirement...
Saturday, September 10, 2016      14 comments

If you feel you can afford it, just do it! I cannot really tell you how great you will feel to be free of the work world (especially if you are an introvert, like me.) I have now been retired for six years. There's really nothing like it. Gle... Read more
Thoughts on health.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      9 comments

There is a positive side to every health outcome. Let us recognize that and always move forward with dignity and awe. WEARINGTHIN... Read more
How to Lose Weight the Natural Way.
Monday, August 22, 2016      9 comments

Last week was a rough one for me in terms of making bad food choices. By Saturday, I had made the decision to see a dietician in the coming week. Then, on Sunday, I was talking to my wife about my decision, and mentioned I wanted to just go in... Read more
We Can All Handle Duress...
Friday, August 12, 2016      10 comments

What we can't handle is not being able to make a contribution. Author on Book TV... Read more
Perhaps by trying to change her face and skin tone...
Saturday, August 06, 2016      3 comments

Renee Zellwigger is moving past her old persona. It could be she is settling into a new, more sedate Renee whose relationships in movies, as in lives, will take her to a new level. A level from where she can emerge as a more self aware woman who... Read more
20+ years of watching what I eat, and I've had it.
Monday, August 01, 2016      12 comments

Went to the store tonight after still being hungry after dinner and bought a small container of Reser's potato salad, a medium bag of horseradish and cheddar potato chips and two liter diet Pepsi. Then, over the course of an hour I ate all of t... Read more
For All Who are Seeking Peace...
Sunday, July 31, 2016      9 comments

May this be a quiet Sunday like no other. Glenn... Read more
Referring to a Major Political Figure We all Know...
Saturday, July 30, 2016      7 comments

He's not just politically incorrect, as he likes to say. He's just not correct... period. Glenn Forgive me. I don't want to make the Spark into a political site. I just didn't know where else to air this. Glenn... Read more
The Other Night I wrote about Peace.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      10 comments

I think it is very important. I have been thinking about it, and I wonder if in these times, we need a new peace movement. It is so necessary to have peace in your life and in the world around you. Imagine life where it doesn't exist. Getting t... Read more

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