What a surprise

I got a surprise visit at work this am from my wife. I LOVE SURPRISE VISITS, always have. Even in school I loved it when my parent or brother came by and got me out of school early. Or when a friend or relative would drop by work and shoot the bull...

Am I setting myself up?

I suspect the answer is "YES BONEHEAD, you are!" but my emotional optimistic heart is still in conflict with my logical, rational brain. For the last four years my wife has been working her full time job aannndddd working on her masters degree in...

HB2 goin down?

And so it goes... NC Governor Pat McCrory said Tuesday he will ask the General Assembly to reinstate people's right to sue in state court for discrimination - undoing a portion of the controversial House Bill 2 law. Oh boy, I can't wait! I...

Boycotting NC, HB2 (part 2)

As my last post alluded to, recently this HB2 has hit the national stage.  On top of this are a select few companies who have decided to boycott the state (leading the pack is PayPal) until this thing blows over... oh wait, I mean until the law is...

The good of the many.... NC HB2

Something recent has been happening that fascinates me and I wanted to share my observations and vent a little. You see, here in good 'ol North Carolina,"On Feb. 22, Charlotte, N.C., passed an ordinance expanding North Carolina’s antidiscrimination...

RECIPE: Chili-Bean Soup

Chili-Bean Soup Servings: 8 Ingredients : 1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper (you can be more generous with this) 1 small onion, chopped (you can be more generous with this) 1/3 pound lean round steak, sliced into very thin 1" long...

GENERAL STRENGTH TRAINING GUIDELINES

GENERAL STRENGTH TRAINING GUIDELINES FREQUENCY Perform your workout 2 or 3 times per week, and on non-consecutive days!! (At least 48 hours between) Begin your workout with 5 – 10 minutes of warm-up (cardiovascular/aerobic...

Balance Training

Strength/Balance Exercises   Each year, U.S. hospitals have 300,000 admissions for broken hips, and falling is often the cause of those fractures. Balance exercises can help you stay independent by helping you avoid the disability - often...

Basic Workout

Basic Workout   Chair Squat: Standing directly in front of a chair, slowly squat down onto the edge of the chair.  From here raise arms in front of body and slowly come to a standing position. Repeat (Gluteus/Quadriceps/Hamstring) Seated Leg...