Category Archives: Health

To Dream

The snow fell in large clumps and was stuck onto all the surfaces along the path. The wet precipitation seemed to be the source of great happiness and serenity. As I glided above the snowy surface I felt increasingly greater … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of Fat (Review)

During my early years, I was actually underweight and very skinny.  When I hit the mid-40s, that all changed.  The weight and size began to continually increase.  Fat soon became a major concern in my life. Like many heavier people, … Continue reading

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Are You Certain?

“Why do we feel certain of the ideas or beliefs we hold as true or false?” Jorge threw out that question seemingly from nowhere during our stroll around the neighborhood. He quickly added, “Why do some people believe the Earth is … Continue reading

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Dark Sky

There is an abandoned farmstead northwest of my town I drive to whenever there is a forecast for aurora activity, meteor showers, or those times I just want to look at the night sky.  The area has the least amount … Continue reading

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Enjoy An Antique

I will probably never have a completely contemporary, modern home even though that is what really appeals to my asthetic sensibilities.  The twist is,  that vintage items and antiques are fascinating to me, too. My mind will be eclectic the … Continue reading

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So Encouraging

We did not become who we are without the inspiration and support of others.  That’s quite a claim, isn’t it?  Think about the people who showed confidence in our abilities and inspired us with hope. There are those who stimulated … Continue reading

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What About Beards?

I’ve enjoyed a full beard ever since the mid-1970s.  It’s only been completely shaved off a few times since then. The beard not only feels good, it has saved plenty of time, too.  The morning ritual has been shaved down … Continue reading

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