Laugh! Play!

I finally saw Disney’s Christopher Robin, and it did exactly what I hoped it would do. It did not bog me down in “but’s” or “on-the-other-hand’s.” Adults get too wrapped up in the importance of their work and forget what they are actually supposed to be working for:  the means to make the rest of…

A quick update…

You may remember that I started a fitness program this summer thanks to the inspiration of and accountability to my son. I am sorry to say that my walks have fallen prey to some long hours at work, but I hit a milestone today nonetheless. 30 lbs lost. God willing, I will never find them…

Time’s Winged Chariot

But at my back I always hear/Time’s winged chariot hurrying near–Andrew Marvel (1621-1678) Before you think this post is going to be a downer, let me assure you it is quite the opposite.  Allow me to explain… First of all, the poem. Notice the poet’s dates. 1621-1678. This is a long time ago. How long? Shakespeare…

Fitness Update

Just a quick update on my efforts to live a healthier lifestyle and arrive at 60 (three years) ready to take on the new decade with a ferocious and enthusiastic love of life. It is September 21, and I have been counting calories for 101 days, 1800 or less per day. I have mostly achieved that goal and I…