Monthly Archives: February 2014

Happy Birthday Fats

Today, February 26th, is Fats Domino’s birthday.  Born 86 years ago as Antoine Domino, Jr., Fats is a R&B and Rock & Roll  musician and pianist with several popular hits during the span of his career. I became acquainted with … Continue reading

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What Do You Say To Your Kids?

So, I’m sitting on a train on my way to work this morning and a woman and a young child (he was probably around 8 years old) sat near me talking. I don’t know the nature of their relationship (mother/son; … Continue reading

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Be A Patient Patient

This past Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, I was battling a bad cold. I still have traces, but I’m about 90% better now. This thing sneaked up on me.  I was fine one minute, and the next thing I knew … Continue reading

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Too Much Stress

You get home from work feeling tired and frustrated because your boss gave you a last minute special project that will require you to work over the weekend. No sooner than you get your foot in the door, your son … Continue reading

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Osteoporisis in Men

  Osteoporosis is a fairly new health concern for men. Till now, it has been something only thought of as affecting women. But according to the Surgeon General of the United States, by the year 2020, half of all Americans … Continue reading

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21 Days Till the New You

Everyone makes excuses about one thing or another. That’s especially true when it comes to health, fitness, and nutrition. For me in the beginning, I’d eat healthy Monday through Thursday and Friday through Sunday I rationalized by saying I would … Continue reading

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What’s the Appeal to Skydiving?

Frankly, I don’t get it. The other day a teen was severely injured when she jumped out of a plane and her parachute failed to completely open. Yes, that’s right. She voluntarily jumped out of that plane as a sport … Continue reading

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Straddling Bus Looks Intriguing

I love innovation. That’s what separates a civilized body of people from not-so-civilized people: their ability to continuously make advances, improving the quality of today’s life from yesterday’s.  I just was enlighten by such an advancement. It’s called a Straddling … Continue reading

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Make A Healthy Heart

Among many other things, February is National Heart Month. What are you doing to protect your heart and make it stronger, or keep it strong if it’s already in good shape? Are you eating a healthy, well-balanced diet? Are you … Continue reading

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Snakes, Snakes, and More Snakes!

Have you ever heard of ophidiophobia – also called ophiophobia? It’s a fear of snakes.  I have one of those.  A phobia is an intense, irrational fear of something. Well, I raise my hand because I would characterize my fear of snakes … Continue reading

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