Monthly Archives: August 2010

RIDding those calories might be easier than we think.

“Has the long-sought magic potion in society’s “battle with the bulge” finally arrived? An appetite-control agent that requires no prescription, has no common side effects, and costs almost nothing? Scientists today reported results of a new clinical trial confirming that … Continue reading

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August 26, 2010 – Sustainable energy. Important, but not my thing.

I’ve come to a conclusion lately. Yes, of course I care about global warming. And I worry about those who deny the science. But, while I recognize it as an important issue, and I will continue to do all I … Continue reading

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A technology addiction RID project.

“Move over, David Blaine. This guy Mark Malkoff is attempting the unthinkable! He’s going to live in his New York City bathroom for five days. He claims this is to combat his internet addiction, so he won’t be bringing his … Continue reading

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August 25, 2010 – A videocamera I haven’t used in years.

I’ve been hanging onto this video camera…and I wish I could give you a good garsh-darn reason why. I’ve had it since 1994 – and that should tell you it’s quite a bit larger than it might appear in the … Continue reading

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The Famous “Dr. Z.” discusses our relationship to time.

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August 24, 2010 – Tarps? Tarps!

Methinks he sees a pattern. The STUFF that’s the easiest to get rid of is the STUFF that protects or holds other STUFF. These tarps were purchased to protect my outdoor furniture and gas grill from the high winds and … Continue reading

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The power of the shipment.

So, the RID project began a few weeks ago — and the first “purge” happened this last week.

I don’t know if I can explain how good it felt to see these items off to their new homes. Continue reading

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