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Bento Box Lunches for the Kids

Posted on September 23, 2010 by in family, Inspiration

Bento Box Lunches for the Kids

Wendy Copley’s Bentos are colorful, visually interesting, and filled with everything and anything — from green peas to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Yum!

Five Brews For Your Summer BBQ

Posted on May 18, 2010 by in Home & Garden, Life Quality

Five Brews For Your Summer BBQ

Delicious steaks, burgers and dogs for the kids, and homemade potato salad, too. Yummy! Now for the beer: What’s on tap? Whether you’re cooking ribs, chicken, or swordfish steaks, the perfect brew is out there to compliment your meal.

Prep for the NY Soda Tax

Posted on March 14, 2010 by in Health

Prep for the NY Soda Tax

ShareBe a step ahead of the New York Soda pop tax. The government is proposing a penny an ounce tax on soda, which they say will raise 1 billion dollars in revenue a year and backers say the levy also would help reduce obesity. This would amount to 64 cents extra per plastic gallon jug [...]

Sailing on the Hudson River

Posted on March 5, 2010 by in family, Health, Sport

Sailing on the Hudson River

ShareYou need not spend a fortune to have the wind in your sails. The Windrider Sailboat seems perfect for enjoying the Summer breeze on the Hudson River. I learned to love sailing in the San Francisco Bay. Off shore races to Santa Cruz or Point Reyes and a lot of racing inside the bay. But [...]

British Sex Education in the 60′s

Posted on March 3, 2010 by in Health, Sexuality

British Sex Education in the 60′s

ShareThis is alleged to be actual extract from a sex education school textbook for girls printed in the early 60′s in the UK. “In all things, be led by your husband’s wishes; do not pressure him in any way to stimulate intimacy. Should your husband suggest congress then agree humbly all the wile being mindful [...]

Six Charities that I’d Like to Give To

Posted on March 1, 2010 by in Health, Life Quality

Six Charities that I’d Like to Give To

ShareHere are six charities that I’d like to support. Charity Water — Unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation cause 80% of all sickness and disease, and kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war. Many people in the developing world, usually women and children, walk more than three hours every [...]

Five Qualities of Wisdom

Posted on February 24, 2010 by in Health

Five Qualities of Wisdom

ShareAccording to Henry Alford, the author of “How To Live: A Search for Wisdom from Old People (While They Are Still on This Earth.)” Paraphrased from the To The Best of Our Knowledge podcast called Aging: Dying Young As Late As Possible. 1. Reciprocity — Treat other people as you treat yourself… 2. Doubt — [...]

Get Over Your Neck – watching movies the right way

Posted on December 29, 2009 by in Health

Get Over Your Neck – watching movies the right way

ShareThe proper way to watch a film is from the front rows. Yet 95% of the public who seem so glad to go to an IMax or big screen theater experience, then choose to see the film from the back, over the shoulders of others, until the screen is the size of an iphone. Why? [...]

Great Charles Bukowski Quote

Posted on November 17, 2009 by in Health, Inspiration

Great Charles Bukowski Quote

ShareIn the documentary film “Bukowski: Born into This“, Charles Bukowski utters some hopeful encouraging words. Shot over seven years by filmmaker John Dullaghan, this intimate portrait of writer Charles Bukowski reveals a tortured man who survived years of abuse to produce some of the most influential prose of his generation. Packed with interviews with friends [...]

More Energy — better health through better eating

Posted on June 2, 2009 by in Health

More Energy — better health through better eating

ShareWant more engery? Watch what you eat very carefully. I recently cut all sugar, coffee & alcohol out of my diet and completely separate my foods these days. I eat veggies and unprocessed organic foods only. It’s been surprisingly yummy and easy to do this time. I don’t feel tempted. I have ample energy after [...]