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Top Ten Tips For Not Gaining Weight Over The Holidays

November 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments · entertainment, food & drink, health & well being, simplicity, spirituality & religion

Have I ever mentioned that I once worked as a weight-reduction counselor? Or that the summer I was 18 the Army rejected me because I weighed, embarrassingly, 158-1/2? I cringe at the memory, not because the military and I could ever have been a match made in heaven, but because my overeating was out of [...]

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The Flow of Wine and Money

December 12th, 2008 · No Comments · community, entertainment, health & well being, lifestyle, money, simplicity

In the Christmas and holiday season, wine flows more than ever. I love festive sociability, and I see it as integral to the diamond-cut life. In fact, we’re holding our annual holiday party this Sunday (later update: our party got snowed out twice, so we’ll hold it sometime in January).
At the same time, I’ve been [...]

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