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Category Archives: Health, Fitness & Nutritiion

Staying healthy, especially for those of us who are getting older

Managing weight

Who am I to be giving advice on weight management? I’ve been overweight most of my adult life, I’m not a doctor or a nutritionist. However, I have succeeded in losing a lot of weight, put most of it back on (like most people), but have managed to lose a total of 70 lbs over […]


Anchovies are one of those love-’em or hate-’em foods. My family is firmly in the former category. But however you feel about anchovies on your pizza or in your salad, no good cook should be without a jar of anchovies on the fridge. I once read somewhere (it may have been in The Joy of […]

My love affair with bicycles

I’ve been riding bikes off and on most of my adult life. As I’ve gotten older with fewer parental responsibilities, I’ve been able to get more involved in cycling as a sport rather than an occasional diversion. There are three things that stand out for me with regard to bicycles – efficiency, simplicity and beauty. […]