Archive for: January 2014

Health
Weight Watcher’s Journey May Require Duct Tape
January 24, 2014
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  The adult arm weighs eight pounds, about five percent of one’s body weight.  Thanks to my holiday junk food diet, I’m that much heavier.  I awoke this morning and had an epiphany: I still have the same arms.  The calories must have flowed further south.
Sports
Losing Sucks, No Matter How Old You Are
January 10, 2014
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(Hockey Player Magazine, January 2014) Seven percent isn’t bad.  It depends on your point of view. Consider weight loss.  If I was seven percent lighter I’d weigh a svelte 162 pounds, not bad for a guy fending off love handles and sagging breasts.  Seven percent is a strong return on stocks given today’s, last year’s, […]
Holidays Parents and Kids
Time well spent is all guy wants
January 2, 2014
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No matter where you are at any given moment today it’s either tomorrow or yesterday somewhere else.  Years ago I visited Sweden which is nine hours ahead of California.   I returned to work and a colleague handed me a fax sent from Stockholm.  He pointed to the date and time. “Here’s a message from tomorrow,” […]
Quotes From Famous People
Words of Wisdom – Mort Sahl
January 2, 2014
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“My life needs editing.”  Mort Sahl, Canadian-American satirist (b.1927)