health

Millennials and Vegetarians

Hamburger comes from a cow. Bacon comes from a pig. Turkey burger and turkey bacon come from… you guessed it… a turkey. Why am I telling you this?   The other day a work associate of mine, a vegetarian, celebrated his birthday. He and his wife went out to a local micro-breweries restaurant/pub to enjoy […]

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Friday the 13th

Friday the thirteenth.  I don’t know about anyone else but I don’t care. Lousy days can appear on any day of the week or month. Tuesday the sixth, Saturday the twenty-third, it’s irrelevant.  Luck, good or bad, has nothing to do with the day of the week.   The fear of Friday the Thirteenth is […]

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Out Of Sync

There is an odd effect that happens to someone as they age; the body gets older faster than the brain. That is what has happened to me. My body says I’m 55 but my brain puts me at barely 30. Frequently my brain will convince my body to attempt things it can no longer do […]

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Deadly Critters

It’s been raining here for the better part of two weeks which means two things, my over-fertilized wedding grass from last year has grown three inches and there are a billion mosquitoes lurking in it. They’re just waiting for me to mow the lawn. I can hear them buzzing out there, taunting me, “Yum, Yum, […]

I was speaking to a fellow employee the other day when she told me a story. I have not made any effort to verify the facts of her story because the story is not the point.   She told me about a couple who had recently arrived from Syria. They were just two of the […]

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My Oral Experience

I know what I said about the pictures but… I lied. This is a long one so you better get a fresh cup of coffee.   Many years back I was diagnosed with some form of gum disease. I was referred to a specialist as my oral condition deteriorated and as a result I made […]

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