Posts Categorized: Health

Reaching into the grab bag of ideas

Sometimes, I don’t post anything because I don’t have anything new to post. And sometimes, I don’t have anything with enough “meat” to make a full post. That’s when I go reaching into the grab bag of ideas and just fool around… Spinny things everywhere Like clockwork, the two most scary months of hurricane season… Read more »

Binge watching with bad posture

I don’t watch TV that much. I’m usually the person who can’t join the discussions about that series or the other. But, occasionally, I do follow friends’ or family’s suggestions. Then I have to deal with binge watching with bad posture. Binge watching with bad eyes Most of my concern in the past has been… Read more »

Keeping my mortality in deep storage

Welp, finally finished signing all those documents that now allow me to die in peace. Everything’s taken care of. Of course, it did set me to some odd lines of thinking. Odd, because normally I’m keeping my mortality in deep storage. Keeping others’ mortality close to heart It’s not like I haven’t had to deal… Read more »

Walking away from Siri

Ironic. On the day I’m posting about my old iPhone’s apparent demise, Apple stock is having its best day in sometime. That event is helpful in reassuring my retirement. Still, here’s a tale about how I’m walking away from Siri. From Siri with love My initial experience with Apple came at the end of my… Read more »

My never-ending battle with ennui

my never-ending battle with ennui

Nah, I’m not gonna make you look it up. Ennui – a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement. It’s a far greater threat than simple procrastination. Let me walk you through my never-ending battle with ennui. But first, a word from our sponsors… Before I get started, know… Read more »

Stewing over my cooking challenge

Let’s just get it out there right away: I’ve never cooked a stew before. Not in all the years I’ve been cooking. Not even during my cooking challenge. Clearly, I needed to stop stewing over my cooking challenge and just make the darn thing. Woe is me Incredibly, like last month’s recipe, I was hit… Read more »

The cough that changed my life

Signs. Portents. Omens. Some people believe in them, others tend to dismiss them. And while I’m not a particular devotee to concepts like manifest destiny, I do have to point out the significance of the cough that changed my life. Making the call So, our tale begins with the cough. This is before it becomes… Read more »

You can leave your hat on

Apologies to Randy Newman, but it’s the Joe Cocker version I remember. Though neither of them have anything to do with today’s blog post. Because, today’s post is about my great fortune in health over time. Except for one issue, which now has my doctor advising me, “You can leave your hat on.” Healthier than… Read more »

Getting beat up by a dead dolphin

Yes, even by the standards of this blog, that’s a strange headline. But, it’s not metaphorical or allegorical or any other “ical” type of thing. It’s totally on point. It’s a short tale to see how I’m getting beat up by a dead dolphin. The primary driver for this story is a dolphin. But the… Read more »