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Why I Do Not Run - And Why (Maybe) You Should Not Either
Saturday, December 01, 2012      19 comments

6AM on Saturday morning, at roughly the quarter pole of the Chanamas Weight Loss Game (check my other recent blogs for detail). My gym bag is packed, as I have availed myself of the holiday membership discount. And yes, they have a pool there ... Read more
8 Lbs of Chanamas - Report Week 2 Results Below
Friday, November 30, 2012      10 comments

Thanksgiving has come, and gone. Ditto Cyber Monday, Non-Profit Tuesday, etc. What remains are items such as the fiscal cliff, the seeming fall of the once-mighty Pittsburgh Steelers (yay!), the appearance in the night sky of the giant red sta... Read more
8 Lbs of Chanamas - Report Week 1 Results Below
Friday, November 23, 2012      17 comments

If this makes no sense to you at all, it's not too late. Read up on the game here and join us! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5137722 If you are in, the 1st marking period is... Read more
Thanksgiving with Boss61 and Susan818127 - A 70s Sitcom
Thursday, November 22, 2012      19 comments

Not-yet-bright and awfully damn early on Thanksgiving morning, the puppy and I are holding down the fort, making sure the couch does not fly up off of its legs and smack into the ceiling. It's a tough job, but someone has to do it. We are exper... Read more
Sparky Chain Game (No Suprises For Any of You - Why do I Even Bother?)
Sunday, November 18, 2012      11 comments

If you’re game also, as JANTWO suggested, “Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. (Try to) use one word answers, get an easy three SparkPoints, and help your SparkFriends get to know you.” As if you do not. And you... Read more
The Eight Pounds of Chanamas Game
Friday, November 16, 2012      20 comments

Alright Sparkies. It’s really very simple. The holidays are looming and we Sparkies are looking forward to them like Israelis look forward to rockets from the Gaza Strip, like Obama supporters look forward to editorials on Fox News, like childr... Read more
Join the Best Challenge Team on Spark!
Thursday, November 08, 2012      9 comments

gid=56484 New to Spark and looking to join up with cyber-friends to shed the pounds and inches together? ... Read more
160 Killer Workout Songs From the 1980s
Sunday, November 04, 2012      27 comments

I've blogged before about how music is my workout buddy. My tastes center on 80s, as that was the time period when I graduated high school (technically 1979), and then college and graduate school. ... Read more
There's No Crying in Baseball - Workout Music Quiz Game #7
Saturday, October 13, 2012      21 comments

In the film, "League of Their Own", Tom Hanks' character manages a baseball team of women during World War II, and admonishes them to accept criticism (and losses) with stoicism and professionalism. The famous quote is, "There's no crying in ba... Read more
Something Fishy
Sunday, October 07, 2012      24 comments

Last night we had another couple over for dinner. At one juncture conversation turned to odd and unusual foods we had eaten at one time or another – and what we might eat or find unpalatable in the category of the truly bizarre. Not like from ... Read more
The Presidential Debates Game
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      18 comments

Warning: this is a temporary blog, while I continue to research and ponder more cerebral content warranting your valuable time. The Debates start tonight. Who's planning to watch? Who's expecting to be bored? Who's watching nail-biting... Read more
Rebooting Ye Olde Sparky Exercise Program - But How?
Saturday, September 22, 2012      21 comments

Yo! Remember me? I used to blog some here. I used to track food. I used to swim every day, miles and miles. I used to lose dozens of pounds with effortless abandon. A few of you mistakenly regarded me as a motivator. A few more of you were ... Read more
Why I Ain't the Sharpest Tool in the Shed
Monday, September 17, 2012      20 comments

Anyone who has wasted any appreciable amount of their precious Sparky free time on my poorly conceived and ill-written blogs fully knows that I am challenged with reduced cognitive skills. Getting subjects in front of predicates, without ending... Read more
"267 Bottles of Beer on the Wall..."
Saturday, September 01, 2012      29 comments

“267 Bottles of Beer on the Wall, 267 bottles of beer. If one of those bottles just happens to fall…” So I've lost 60 pounds here on Spark since the day after Christ... Read more
The Hunt for Orange October
Sunday, August 26, 2012      23 comments

(Warning: this has less to do with Spark than my own mental state. Disclaimers aside, here goes... ) Rather than wallow in sorrow over Debbie Downer occurrences (the looming end of summer and the passing of Neil Armstrong, who was a childh... Read more

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