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The Case of the Missing Blueberries or what in YOUR muffin?
Sunday, January 30, 2011      10 comments

I never dreamed it was as bad as this. Did you think those blue bits in your Kellogg's , Betty Crocker, General Mills and Target food store products are actually blueberries as pictured on the label and featured in the name of the product? ... Read more
Is a Professional Ear Picking in your Future?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      7 comments

Manicures?? Not for me. My trusty rusty clipper works just fine. Pedicures?? Enough self care will keep the ingrowns away. But now comes news of a Vietnamese custom that I may be able to buy into. Despite several hundred thousand Americ... Read more
Sometimes I like to do things I don't like to do
Thursday, January 06, 2011      4 comments

Like the Roger Miller lyric I generally “Don't like to do things I don't like to do”, but not always. A blog I read the other day reminded of when I set out to learn how to ... Read more
“Alternative Sinus Treatment Month” (for me)
Thursday, December 16, 2010      6 comments

I have sinus problems year round (my DW says it is because I have a handsome narrow nose). Except for this part of the year I pop a Sudafed or generic Claritin whenever it gets bad enough. But, this is the month or so when I seek out alternativ... Read more
Got Worms? Do you want them?
Saturday, November 06, 2010      9 comments

My dogs and cats have had them but I never thought I would have the time or interest to have them myself. (Except perhaps for those medicinal tapeworms they sold in the late 19th century as a weight loss aid!) Nevertheless I might have worms ... Read more
"Spark Friends Speak on Soda Pop" or "Dr Pepper is not a diet drink"
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      9 comments

In my previous post I marveled that Dr Pepper had a few fewer calories than some high calorie Mexican style fruit sodas that I bought recently. Tongue firmly in cheek I wonder... Read more
All these years I've been drinking a diet soda and didn't know it! Why haven't I lost weight?!?
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      11 comments

When adding my foods this weekend, I was shocked to find that all these many years I have been drinking a reduced calorie soft drink. That's right my long time companion Dr ... Read more
Walking on, not below, the beat thanks to free Podrunner mp3
Friday, October 29, 2010      6 comments

I have trouble keeping my pace up when I walk or ride a low tech stationary bike. My intentions are good but my mind wanders and I get tired and I slow down. Music on headphones keeps me on the beat. DJ Steve Boyett produced a large... Read more
How did your Fat Talk Free Week 2010 go?
Monday, October 25, 2010      1 comments

My F T F W went very well. On Monday I tried to lure my wife into saying something fat talkish But she didn't take the bait. I was aware this week that fussing at myself was not a way to motivate me to change. It is certainly like t... Read more
Try Fat Talk Free Week Oct 18 to 22. 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010      8 comments

While the San Antonio team along with my wife BET212 was meeting up at the park, I was at TEDx San Antonio at Trinity University. Carolyn Becker, a Trinity professor was among the inspiring, challenging and informative speakers. In ... Read more