Monthly Archives: April 2009

April 24th: Weekly Highlights

Health, training, and fitness highlights from around the web. What are friends for? Turns out that not only will they bail you out of jail at three in the morning, they also help you live longer. The Power of Friendship … Continue reading

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I’m One

The boy ate a lot of cake that weekend! Slideshow: First Birthday.

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What’s better than a new Booker T album?

Booker T. with the Drive By Truckers and Neil Young. Check it out.

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Johnny Dangerously

The boy likes climbing, I believe we have established. He bounces from the ottoman to the chair and up the back like a bonobo. He clings to window sills, feeling below with his toes for an edge or nubbin so … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Afghanistan

I have to share this piece from a college buddy of mine who is currently in Afghanistan. Scott is a 23 year military veteran who is now serving across the big pond as a military adviser, trainer, and mentor to … Continue reading

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Slowing It Down, part two

A couple of articles at the pediatrician’s office caught my eye the other day. Each covered a different aspect of every day life, but they all came to the same conclusion: we all do better when we slow it down … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap Up

Make your own yogurt? It’s easier than one would think. The case against cooking shows. (Hear, hear. The article focuses on the difference between cooking on TV and cooking in real life. Personally, I can’t stand any show where someone … Continue reading

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Flu and Cold Season

Whew! It’s been one heckuva winter, and just when we thought it was over, the weather dude says to expect six to twelve this weekend. I don’t mind another couple of weeks of winter, but I can’t wait for flu … Continue reading

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Good Magazine: The 7 Best Bike Cities

Spring has sprung nearly everywhere, so it’s time to get the bikes out and start putting miles under your wheels. Of course, some folks more hearty than yours truly (which is just about everyone but the intensive care ward of … Continue reading

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We’re Losers!

Took the boy to day care today and forgot it was picture day. Pretty sure Calvin and Hobbes covered this ground: hair sticking up everywhere, Cheerios still stuck to his chin, and nothing but expressions of exasperation as he tries … Continue reading

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