Monthly Archives: July 2015

Addiction as a Positive

I was thinking about mulberries just now. I distinctly remember the first mulberry I ever ate. I was about thirteen, it was the beginning of summer and a group of middle school boys were riding bikes on paths through some … Continue reading

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Sugar is an Addictive Substance

From researchers, in their article written for the New York Times about their study of the addictive qualities of sugar: Sugar is addictive. And we don’t mean addictive in that way that people talk about delicious foods. We mean addictive, … Continue reading

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I Wish It Were That Easy

In this morning’s New York Times I read a terrific article “Americans Are Finally Eating Less”, describing a downward trend in recent years in our consumption of less calories than in years past. The article is good news on several fronts. … Continue reading

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A Fella’s Gotta Eat

When I am not on a mission, I am like an unguided missile. Without proper planning it is just about impossible to eat sensibly in the United States. I know that you know what I mean. If you decide in … Continue reading

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Abandoned Ship

This craft has been drifting without a rudder for the last five days. I can’t believe it, but I have not went five days without writing in the last year. In my defense I have worked a ton of hours … Continue reading

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SMH

I am Shaking My Head over the health news in the New York Times this morning. Here is the headline: 2 Studies Back Guidelines for Wider Use of Statins I can’t assume that you know what statins are, and why … Continue reading

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The Market God

There are people that would tell you that the market will make the best decision. These people would have you think that people will always make decisions base on a calculus involving worth, benefits and price. Here is an example: … Continue reading

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