Let’s Get Physical

You might want to stand up when you read this. Sitting is killing us. It’s killing you and it’s killing me. Studies show that the average American is sitting down for 13 to 15 hours every day. And all that sitting is contributing to an uptick in chronic diseases and decreased bone density (broken hip,…

#Resist

Today is Memorial Day, and while it’s nice to have this time to gather with family and friends and eat hot dogs and burgers, it’s important to remember why this day is recognized. That’s my cousin Josh in the photo above. He’s an active-duty pilot in the Air Force. The smaller photo to the left…

That Summer High

  This song is the soundtrack for my day. It just completely and totally captures my mood this morning. School is out and this is the first Sunday morning in over a year when I’ve felt relaxed and calm. No chore list to complete. No stress. No feeling of impending doom. It’s all lightness, brightness,…

#Truth

A guy I work with has this bumper sticker on his car. It doesn’t get more real than this. We expend a lot of time and energy fighting with one another because of differences of religion, color of skin, political ideologies. But when it comes right down to it, we are all the same. We…

Cinco TV shows you haven’t watched but totally should

I think I’ve mentioned before that I like to watch TV. I’m probably an addict. But I’ve made peace with that fact and even accept it as part of what makes me who I am. Because I watch a lot of TV, I tend to burn through shows at a pretty fast pace. I’m almost always…