No Hospitality For Trouble

You can’t keep trouble from coming, but you don’t have to give it a chair to sit on.  –New England Proverb When I was visiting Brother #3 in this summer he asked me: Is there anything your magic diet doesn’t help with? We both laughed–it was meant in jest, and he himself had seen some […]

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Everybody’s Different, Part 2

[Think] of an experience from your childhood. Something you remember clearly, something you can see, feel, maybe even smell, as if you were really there. After all, you really were there at the time, weren’t you? How else would you remember it? But here is the bombshell: you weren’t there. Not a single atom that […]

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I’m an American, Scientifically

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it.   –Albert Einstein I picked up an issue of Scientific American while in the airport recently. I’ve gone to doing all my travel reading on electronic devices, for convenience. But, inconveniently, there are those long periods on flights when […]

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Wisdom From Tom Naughton

It is easy to confuse a fantasy for a reality. ― Duop Chak Wuol For your reading pleasure, a deconstruction of an insane article on Health.com, by Tom Naughton

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Cholesterol Mythology

Not really, and actually my cholesterol was 190 when I had the heart attack. 190, which isn’t that high. –Mike Ditka Guess who else’s cholesterol was well within the Mythical Safe Range when he had his first heart attack? Dwight Eisenhower, who was the ideal weight for his height and was very fit when his […]

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Recommendations

The Roommate suggested I link to some material while I’m away. Till I can write another fascinating, really, really long droning post. So first, a good take on some recent news from Tom Naughton. Also check out the information available here.

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Ain’t Got No Home

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. ― Mark Twain Greetings from the United States of America, where I just arrived about 24 hours ago. I’ve made the trip from Asia to North America many, many times […]

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