December 2010

Does it bite and sting?

December 29, 2010

“I think we ought to only read the books that bite and sting us. If the book we are reading doesn’t shake us awake like a blow to the skull, why bother reading it in the first place? A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.” ~Kafka Most books don’t bite […]

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My Dad on Aging and Death

December 27, 2010

Thought you might enjoy reading this short essay my dad just wrote this about his aging, illness, and death: Reflections on Aging and Death I’ve been sick over Christmas. Virtually all my life (I’m now 63) I’ve been full of energy and enthusiasm and rarely get sick. I’m one of the healthiest people around and […]

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New Food Pyramid

December 26, 2010

Check out this new and improved food pyramid: I’d love to see daily exercise added in there. Anything else you want included?

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