Goal progress: Day 4
Sunday, January 04, 2015 3 comments
Goal 1) So far, so good. I can do 90%. Yesterday, I wanted to have an ice cream after binge-watching "Broadchurch." It's an amazingly written and acted BBC series, but depressing doesn't begin to cover it. Instead of ice cream, I shoveled snow a... Read more
Friday, January 02, 2015 3 comments
1) Take significant steps toward a healthier lifestyle. Walk the dog when I can. Swim three days a week. Make 90% healthy food choices. 2) Write a new book. 1250 words per day, 5 days a week. 3) Get a better job, either by promotion or at a ... Read more
You really want to be the greatest country in the world?
Thursday, October 03, 2013 7 comments
Here's the thing. I believe that in a first world country, every citizen deserves a certain base level of healthcare. Not a certain basic level of health - that's up to individual choices, genetics and random chance - but a certain basic level o... Read more
You might be a Conservative if...
Friday, August 16, 2013 1 comments
From my friend SUNSHINE65: 1: You're irate over the president taking so many vacation days on the taxpayer's dime (61 thus far), but you thought George W. Bush earned every minute of his leisure time (196 days at the same point in his presi... Read more
My review of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth"
Monday, August 05, 2013 3 comments
As posted on the book's Amazon.com page: www.amazon.com/Zealot-Ti
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Things to do when you're stuck in Iceland
Monday, January 28, 2013 3 comments
The cheapest tickets for our flight to London in June were available through Iceland air. They don't fly direct, so we had no choice but to change planes in Reykjavik, Iceland with either a 1 hour connection or an 8.5 hour layover. I've had... Read more
Going to London!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 7 comments
Several years ago, my husband and I decided that, in celebration of our son's high school graduation, we would take him on the vacation of his dreams. We've saved for years for this trip, putting money aside in a mututal fund beyond what w... Read more
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