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The One Percent Solution
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      12 comments

Remember me? Many of us are here to lose weight or at least to try and lose weight. Some of us have come, gone, and come anew. Surely Ol Sparky... Read more
The Incredible, Edible Cucumber?
Sunday, October 27, 2019      11 comments

So if one reads it on the internet, it must be true? The Cucumber Growers of America (assuming there is such a trade group) had their paid professiona... Read more
One Small Step For An 8 Year Old Boy
Saturday, July 20, 2019      10 comments

My most vivid news recollections of my childhood surrounded the achievements of NASA, almost without exception. My earliest recollection of anything in the news was the first-ever rendezvous by two manned spaceships: Gemini 6 and Gemini 7. I ... Read more
National Chain Restaurants the Sparky Way? - Um, No
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      12 comments

Calories, bad carbs, fats and sodium all to wanton excess. Disclosed or not, Sparky minefields cannot be avoided. Here is my Yelp review for a "Chili's" my kids and I popped into recently: *** I do not give one-star reviews lightly... Read more
My Annual Visit to the Doc
Sunday, January 20, 2019      10 comments

Hey everyone. Since we cannot solve the shutdown, collusion, obstruction, bigotry, narcissism and like issues (as much as I wish I could waive a mag... Read more
Origin of Snowy Grocery Store Panic Shopping
Saturday, January 19, 2019      12 comments

So there is a specific origin, and reason, and rational basis for this tradition, in case you all forgot. I remember. . (and it's a blog about french toast ingredients, and thus Sparky-appropriate). thebmoreboss.com/2019/01
/1... Read more
Travel Consolidator Web Sites (Caveat Emptor)
Tuesday, October 30, 2018      10 comments

Here is my review of Expedia. Zero stars would be the choice. I do not believe the following is an Expedia-specific problem or issue, but more probably equally applies to many if not all travel bookings resellers. Expedia accepted a ... Read more
2018 Baseball Postseason
Tuesday, October 16, 2018      5 comments

There is plenty of crying in baseball, here in Baltimore. I'm watching as the fan that I am, while thinking back on the fact it has not always been this way. Blog: thebmoreboss.com/2018/10
/16/lifelong-love-affair/ ... Read more
Your Two Week Head Start
Sunday, December 31, 2017      14 comments

So who's up for a little friendly weight loss competition? What if I give you a two-week head start C'mon - don't you want to win? The Julian and G... Read more
Picky Picky Icky
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      14 comments

So did you know most food aversions are textural? Oh, some are olfactory (spoiled food smells bad, as an evolutionary response to gnawing on last week's lion carcass in the savannas of Africa) but most are textural. ... Read more
Betting on Better Bed Buying
Saturday, December 23, 2017      9 comments

Sooner or later we all are in the market for a new bed, whether at goal weight or not. In case this is you, here you go. thebmoreboss.com/2017/12
buying/ ... Read more
Small Business Health Insurance Jenga
Saturday, November 11, 2017      8 comments

Happy Open Enrollment Month. (Yes, in the most tangential sense, this is a Spark blog because what is weight management than not about health?). Odds are you have experienced, are experiencing, or will experience that annual rite of ... Read more
Winning the Irked Championship
Monday, November 06, 2017      11 comments

The Gold Medal of Irk: Suspicious images on a routine r... Read more
The Jury is Back; The Verdict Is In
Thursday, October 26, 2017      12 comments

So the results from Tuesday's lab work (blood samples for every malady under the horizon and many no one ever has even heard of) are in. They actually ... Read more
CNNs Story About Me and My Weight Loss Foibles
Monday, October 23, 2017      11 comments

Not fake news. Maybe more than a tad biographical (about me), but certainly not fake. Most people who meet me in the real world find me "Type A." ... Read more

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