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Of MLK Day and Migraines

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, everyone. If anyone deserves a holiday commemorating their work, it’s him. What I love about this picture is that it shows that he was not alone in his work and his belief and his … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, everyone!

2016 has arrived! And welcome, new year. I’m very happy to see you arriving. Just in time ;) The bluejays are gathered around the base of the birdfeeder in the back yard, and crows are calling in the distance. When … Continue reading

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Maybe I have a few months, maybe a year, maybe longer

So, all the talk is heating up at work about the changes coming down the pike with the merger. A lot of people are pretty upset, because they see the writing on the wall — writing which may or may … Continue reading

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And in the end, we learn…

This trip to see family for Thanksgiving has been chock-full of lessons. I’m still sorting them out. Some of them, I may forget, by the time I get home, so I’ll write them down here, and come back to them … Continue reading

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After a good, long day

I spent the day working around the house and yard. I got an early start (for a Sunday), getting my breakfast and starting at 8:30, and working till about 10:00. Then I stopped for a snack, made myself a soft-boiled … Continue reading

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Well, hello…

You know, I really do try to keep up with everyone who follows this blog. I’ve got 678 followers right now. That’s not astronomical, and compared to some who have thousands of followers, it’s a pittance, but it’s something. And … Continue reading

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Vacation is coming… vacation is coming…

I’ve been working fast and furious, trying to get my act together so I can go away on vacation. I don’t want my job to slip, and I’ve got a big deadline coming up.  It matters to me. On the … Continue reading

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Wiped out and feeling great

Got home from work at a decent hour tonight – and that was after working out for half an hour and then going for a swim… in the company pool. Yes, that’s right. They have a pool. Olympic sized with … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to do the exact opposite of what your body and mind want to do

This came to me this morning, while I was exercising. Some mornings, I hate to exercise. Some mornings, I just don’t do it. The thing is, our organic systems are extremely good at streamlining and taking effective shortcuts. So, over … Continue reading

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Blood pressure and heart rate – what’s the connection?

I checked my blood pressure along with my heart rate while I was exercising today. You can see a summary of my findings here: http://www.slowmyheartrate.com/an-interesting-connection-between-my-pulse-and-blood-pressure/ Basically, my BP went pretty low, while my heart rate is up. That has interesting … Continue reading

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