Life as a Miracle: Tiny Cupcake

Life as a Miracle: Tiny Cupcake

A diet began. Not out of preference, but out of necessity: I have no willpower and my weight had punched up. Groan.  😐 Yeah, my body was more than over-plump. I’d edged into fat. A while ago, but it was time. It was propitious because I’d have my...
Self-licensing

Self-licensing

My dietary aspirations have taken a pratfall again. It’s not my fault; it’s self-licensing. Never heard of the inherent human travail before? Here’s your definition of the Word of the Day: n. The unconscious tendency to allow yourself to do something...
Noise

Noise

Cars honking, leaf blower buzzing, ambulance chasing, copters chopping, radios blasting, dogs barking, toddlers wailing, a murder of crows cawing at a bobcat strolling the ‘hood… what do these have in common? No, this is not a parody of the ‘Twelve...
Self-licensing

Sincerely Yours

Dear Diet, Let’s break up. I didn’t lose the doc’s recommended ten pounds last year. Instead I’ve added three more since New Year’s. It’s a weighty matter – I give up. I’ll lose weight when I quit you. After all...
Dietary Con-foods-ion

Dietary Con-foods-ion

I recently attended a health seminar, focused on the elements of best dietary practice for Youngsters, Elders, and Ever-youngs like me. Here’s the pithy list, most often polysyllabic words that my mind can’t digest. Can yours? It’s dietary...