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Update to Healthy Living 34 – Chain restaurants are the bane of my existence

I just read an article that millennials are to blame for the woes of chain restaurants. I call bullshit. I live in "Ground Zero" of what can be considered a "Chain Restaurant Hell" (CHR for here on out).  What does... Continue Reading →

Sunday morning politics – why I soured on Obama

I voted for Obama twice.  I support both of those choices over candidates who had messaging problems. Having been a democrat for 20 years or so, I supported him strongly and was ecstatic when he was sworn in!  I also... Continue Reading →

Update Healthy Living 33 – No more excuses

My writer friend wrote last week about "roots" in conjunction with being from the east coast (mostly) and living in LA.  It reminded me of how a lot of this journey began.  This post is about roots - and how... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 32- adjusting to a new life

This blog post is to educate you a little about what it's like to be ridiculously fat, and how life seems to change when you're....less ridiculously fat. I decided to write this because I've noticed a lot over the last... Continue Reading →

What you’re missing about the Russian “collaboration”

Every day, I keep hearing Schumer and Pelosi going on and on about "Russia".  Just last week, Clinton once again blamed Comey and Russia for her loss, not for one second bothering to drive outside of metropolitan areas to see... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 31 – “Fair share”

I am not a snowflake, but something about this phrase has been triggering me these past few months. Concept - everyone pays in some portion of wealth/earnings etc for the greater good of society for x. Problem - recipients of... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 30 – perspective

Very often, we execute at the micro level - we have to.  We count calories, we  perform exercise, we measure progress on the scale. But not so often, we must look at the macro level.  Today, I want to take... Continue Reading →

Why the left is wrong on illegal immigration

For anyone who has never read my blog, I was a democrat for 20 years.  For the last several years, I've been at odds with people in my own party - so much that I switched parties. The problem is,... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 29 – Beef vegetable soup, and a few other tips

I've been posting some of the meal prep I do on Facebook, and a few times some folks have asked for the recipe.  I thought I posted this before, but...well....not here.  So let's do this.  Let's start off with my... Continue Reading →

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