Monthly Archives: November 2004

Break On Through To The Other Side

If you’re old enough to know your total cholesterol count off the top of your head (217), you may remember a man by the name of Jim Fixx. Fixx gained prominence in 1977 with the publication of his book, The Complete Book of Running, and is widely credited with single-handedly starting the jogging craze in this country. Unfortunately, Fixx died suddenly in 1984. Hearing what had happened, my Aunt Esther — a woman known for sometimes not quite getting her […] Click to read more…

 

Stop The Clock!

For those of you who have never experienced Halloween first hand, I encourage you to plan a trip here for next October — of all the holidays, it’s my favorite. Not just because I get to roam around the neighborhood in a terrifying costume (this year I went as a bald, middle-aged white guy), but because for one day each year, you and your children have permission to walk down any driveway, ring any doorbell and invite yourself into the […] Click to read more…