Oh Boy! A New (to me) Toy! by Mike Bryant
... Back in the days when Bill Gates was trying to get someone, anyone, to listen to his crazy business idea, my friends and I were busy typing away on some program that was the focal point of our lives at the time. Of course times have changed and so have I, for the most part. Sometimes, even today, I find the morning sun coming up to remind me that I should probably stop banging away on a keyboard and get some sleep. It is truly a joy when one realizes that he has been blessed with the gift ...
Make A Weight-Loss New Year's Resolution And Stick With It All Year Long by Susanne Myers
... We all start with great intentions but after a few weeks, we fall back into our usual unhealthy lifestyle and the weight we did lose creeps back on. Let’s take a look at what steps to take to make sure we still stick to our weight-loss resolution at the end of December. Determine your “Why” and write it down. Think about the reason why you want to loose weight. Is it to look better in a bathing suit for that vacation in July? Is it to be healthier and get your risk for heart disease and ...
How to Get Past the Boredom of Exercise by Francine Larson
... I wondered what the neighbor's thought, since they look like huge bones and I am always digging in the back yard? The first yard session, I could only last about 30 minutes. The Florida heat combined with the fact that I wasn’t drinking much water just about did me in. I sat on the back porch, wiping my brow and realized this was going to be a definite challenge. Drenched with perspiration and dirty, as I made my way to the shower, I vowed to try again the next day.
Love, Uncles, and Etymology by Arnold Romanofski
... Nathan ran back to me for the meaning and then back to the table. “It means I’m happy and carefree,” he shouted. Then Nathan smiled, drew one leg up in the air, curled his arms toward his small chest, broke into hysterics of laughter, and his cheeks turned beet red. The adults guffawed from his unique contortion of joy. When I looked around, I saw a smile on Aunt Katherine’s face. Her husband, my Uncle Steve, was responsible for the joy on her face.
The Only Review You'll Ever Need of Blade: The Series (Part 1 of 5) by Larry D. Yablow
... George Takei, the backup drummer for Wang Chung, a waiter from an Italian restaurant and 3 hot chicks from Club Hubba Hubba. With this unlimited imagination and an unequalled zest for life, the Spike writers got set for an explosive first episode. I too, as your intrepid reviewer, got set for an explosive first episode. However, I'll wager that the Spike preparation for an explosive first episode didn't include checking to make sure the bathroom had adequate toilet paper. The stage is set.
Coaching Every Play! by Jeffrey Summers
... Restaurant number 1, (let’s call it my restaurant) has a GM/Owner who, like the great Coach on a very good football team, is on the sidelines watching every play, calling the plays, Coaching the team through the series of plays that will lead to winning the game, and living the game through the actions of his team, one play at a time. Ever see Don Shula on the sidelines? He had one of the most intense gazes. You would always find Coach Shula focused every play, kneeling, squatting or ...