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World-Class Fitness in 100 Words:

From CrossFit.com:

Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: . . . → Read More About World-Class Fitness in 100 Words:

Bad, Beat It, Billie Jean, The Way You Make Me Feel, Smooth Criminal, Thriller.

I’m a huge fan. He broke all the rules. His music, his dancing, that beat, he put it all out there. I’m going to miss having him on the planet.

More videos here. The boys were watching the news with me and we saw a clip of a really old Jackson 5 tune with a very young Diana Ross. I said, “That’s Diana Ross from the Supremes!”

The boys said, “Who?”

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Beauty & The Beast

We're livin' the life of Riley down here in lazy Costa Rica. Even without a plugged nickel to our names. How we manage this, I'll never know. But I'm not going to ask too many questions and I'm not going to look at the balance sheet. Faggeddaboudit. Specially now that we are farmers, growing our own food. Who needs money? I hope one can live on peppers, tomatoes and gladiolas…

Hal . . . → Read More About Beauty & The Beast

What We Hear Every Afternoon

(Without the choir in between…):

Goin’ to The Show

"Yeah, I was in the show. I was in the show for 21 days once – the 21 greatest days of my life. You know, you never handle your luggage in the show, somebody else carries your bags. It was great. You hit white balls for batting practice, the ballparks are like cathedrals, the hotels all have room service, and the women all have long legs and brains." – Kevin Costner as Crash Davis in Bull Durham

For Crash, . . . → Read More About Goin’ to The Show

Real Change

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Saad Mohseni thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Newt Gingrich Unedited Interview . . . → Read More About Real Change

Now We Can Have Crop Failure

Then we could qualify for a bailout, like in the good old days when farmers got all the free money.

Overnight, Hal became the Intrepid Farmer. That worm workshop did something to him… he can't stop digging. He even constructed a rake. Because he couldn't find any really good quality rakes, mostly just those flimsy plastic ones and a couple of different hard metal ones. But not like real farmers use, apparently. Who is this guy?

For now, he has seeds germinating in . . . → Read More About Now We Can Have Crop Failure