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A Wandering Mind“:
Mental meanders and observations about concepts, opinions, and insights on health.
Will some be revealing?… Possibly.
Odd?… Probably.
Memorable? No doubt.

My 4 Goals for Successful Weight Loss

I don't need to be Carnac the Magnificent to know what is on most minds this time of year. Odds are that many of us share a similar Resolution on our list for the New Year.

Another New Year and Weight Loss is Still Top Resolution

A quote credited to Einstein is, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results". So, why does the top New Year Resolution stay the same, year after year, and what can be done to change the pattern?

Goals are Like Dreams but with Ambition

Fitness inspiration sometimes comes in the form of a simple reminder. It is not uncommon to hear someone often speak of a Goal, but never take action to achieve it. Goals without action will always remain a Dream.

It’s About Time

There's a Time to weep, and a Time to laugh; a Time for talk, and a Time for song. And whether we like it or not, Time marches on. What Time do you have?

Vegetarian Means Bad Hunter in Apache

I think a "soy chicken" is an oxymoron. Perhaps vegans and vegetarians find it appealing, but for my money, I will will take the real thing... thank you very much.

Good Health is a Horse Race

Good Health is like winning the Trifecta in horse racing, except that 1st, 2nd and 3rd place are named Interest, Responsibility and Discipline.

Honoring Independence Day

Fourth of July is a few days away.... a time to celebrate the day of American Independence. During this time of remembrance, may we steal a moment to tip our hats in honor of all the brave men and women who sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy. Too often, we allow holidays to pass, with scarcely a hesitation to ponder the meaning of the occasion.

The Perfect Hat is More Than Style

During Summer, the sun protective quality of hats is more important than style. Especially when it is for the children, look for a hat with high UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor).

Who is This Guy Oahu Lou

I must say that prior to this conversation, I had never heard of "transparent zinc oxide" for sunscreen. Zinc oxide is the white stuff you might remember as a kid seeing lifeguards wear on their nose while sitting atop their roost, twirling their whistle around their finger, and looking like a beacon on a lighthouse.

The 1st of May Outdoor Frolicking Starts Today

Hurray, Hurray, the 1st of May, Outdoor Frolicking Starts Today. May Day (May 1st) is a traditional day of celebration, dating back to pre-Christian times, when folks partied in honor of the Roman goddess of flowers, Flora. Over time, as a pagan festival, it became a less prominent holiday in some countries as Christianity gained momentum.

Urgent Plea from Santa

Here it is, Christmas Eve, when I am normally spending my morning baking snickerdoodles and pumpkin pie, in preparation for a night of frivolity while hanging stockings above the fireplace. Suddenly, interrupting my routine, there was a knock at the door....

The Pollyanna Nutritional Optimist

To those who follow a Pollyanna diet, nutritional supplements are a silly waste of money. Someone who is Pollyannaish will believe proper nutrition can be achieved by eating the proper quantities of correctly balanced foods. A Pollyanna must rely on idealist assumptions to support their perspective.

Finding Your Stubborn Place

The older I get, the harder it is to re-energize my commitment and motivation to begin a consistent exercise routine. My secret is to always begin by being stubborn.