Antarctica

I’ve been fascinated with the idea of living somewhere cold and remote forever. Someday I’ll do it. Of course Antarctica: A Year On Ice is right up my alley. I’m not sure what the fascination is exactly. I think forced-community through proximity and harsh conditions is part of it. Northern Exposure is my favorite show […]

Less Caloric Rice

From an article in the Washington Post: tinkering with a new way to cook rice that can reduce its calories by as much as 50 percent and even offer a few other added health benefits. … “What we did is cook the rice as you normally do, but when the water is boiling, before adding […]

HHH 5

I spent the entire February this year at Hilton Head Health. This is what can be accomplished in one month of working out 2-3 hours a day, eating 1200-1400 calories a day, and drinking only water. Dropped 20lbs, from 256 to 236 Triglycerides from 180 (approaching risky) to 60 (pretty great) LDL (bad cholesterol) from […]

Walking around Savannah

It’s kind of a little paradise town. Old feel. Some fancy, some dirty. Lots of activity. While sitting in Forsyth park: Pile of hippies laying on each other, reading, one playing guitar. 2 old ladies, each with 2 identical cute dogs, different breeds. Playground oversaturated with kids, but somehow low volume? Well behaved dogs pronouncing […]