Posts Tagged: lu lus

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.
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,” […]
Holidays Parents and Kids
Dad’s Halloween Costume Scares Neighborhood, But the Kids are OK
November 2, 2013
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“Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.”  Dr. Seuss The mornings after Halloween are the only days my kids get a hall pass to eat caramel apples for breakfast.  The apples are healthy, which offsets the caramel, and the peanuts have protein, so the menu is justifiable.  It amuses me to […]
Holidays
Guy Needs Help With Valentine’s Day
February 8, 2013
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(Readers:  This is one of my favorite “holiday” articles.  Previously published in the Chico Enterprise-Record, February 2012) National Compliment Day, Jan. 24, is the day you compliment others or pat yourself on the back. This begs a question.  What day is opposite of National Compliment Day?  You know, the day when one receives a swift […]