Category Archives: Life

Wow, Calories Really Do Count

I almost hesitate to write about this, because the subjects of diet and weight are pretty well loaded. But I saw this over on the miniblog at Waveflux, it struck me funny because I am one of those people who … Continue reading

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Brain Busted

I always suspected it, now I hear there’s a study that damn near proves it: my brain is working against me. As you dash outdoors in the middle of winter, you might make it halfway down the block before realizing … Continue reading

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Revision Revisited

Remember that book? Yeah, I know. I kind of forgot about it too. The manuscript of the novel I wrote during NaNoWriMo last year has been sitting on my desk since the beginning of this year. When I pulled it … Continue reading

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The Distracted Pre-Schooler

I came across something interesting this weekend, while I was thumbing through the album my parents put together of my baby photos and accomplishments, etc. I couldn’t help but chuckle, reading it as an adult, and in the context of … Continue reading

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Open Thread, Re-Entering the Blogosphere

After four days away from the blogosphere, during which at least three or four major stories broke, I don’t know what to blog about, or what to say that someone else hasn’t already. So, how about an open thread? Anybody … Continue reading

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Dad & Me

Dad’s funeral is today at noon. I spent some time yesterday pouring over old photo albums to find some pictures of him and me together. This is probably my favorite picture of dad & me. He’s apparently coming home from … Continue reading

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As this post goes live, I’m somewhere between Washington, D.C. and Georgia, en route to my hometown for my dad’s funeral. Given the nature of the visit and how busy it’s likely to be, posting will be sporadic at best, … Continue reading

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My dad’s obituary was published in our hometown paper on Saturday. I leave for Georgia on Wednesday, to attend the funeral on Friday. In other news, we got an update on the house. It should be ready by mid-May, and … Continue reading

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R.I.P., Dad

Jesse H. Heath, Jr. September 29, 1930 – April 26, 2006 (Photo from Augusta Chronicle , 2004.) 

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On the House

It’s been a while since I’ve posted an update on the house. Well, it’s nearly ready. It’s been a long time since the whole thing started back in September, with the demolition of the old house that was sitting on … Continue reading

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Too High a Price

it’s probably going to be disregarded by some people — the ones who are mostly unreachable anyway — but the ACLU and the Child Welfare League of America have written the book on gay parenting; the newest one anyway, and it … Continue reading

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Thanks Tweakers

I will now join zuzu in venting a bit of spleen in general direction of tweakers. It’s allergy season for me, and it hits me pretty hard. Within minutes of walking outside, I can feel the effects. I noticed them … Continue reading

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What’s an Absolute Beginner Yogi to Do?

I have something of a dilemma. After achieving success with the diet, I’ve now added some exercise to my daily routine. (Besides the exercise I get chasing Parker around, etc.) After some consideration, I unpacked my yoga tapes and accoutrements … Continue reading

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Sometimes the News is Bad

Some may have noticed a slow-down in blogging here over the last few days. There are a few reasons for it, but the main one is that my mind has been on other things lately. A while back I wrote … Continue reading

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The Adult ADD Reading List

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while, but (naturally) I forgot about it until a reader emailed me a request for some recommended reading for adults with ADD. I’ve always been an avid reader, and that dovetails with … Continue reading

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