Proverbs 18:14 comes to mind as I revise my broken plans to lose weight. These are some adjustments I plan for this week: + breathing / less gasping + focus / less surfing + life / death + Bible / less stuff + music / less noise + analog / less digital + positive


Gaining weight was not part of my plan. Here I am! Today’s Sunday, so I’m thinking today is a good day to sit back, relax, think about it, and come up with a better plan for this week. I need to close the gap between knowledge and action. Me

Happy Mother’s Day

I had one – at least for a few years in the beginning. She loved me. I loved her. If I could call her now … Today, in this place, we celebrate mothers. If you still have one I encourage you to celebrate her. If you no longer have yours


Well, so much for free days! On the positive side: at least I broke out of the plateau. December promises to be an interesting month.


I’m stuck at 269. Maybe a free day will stir the pot!


No change here. I’m still at 269 and I’m still set for 261 by the end of the month. I can see the numbers in the distance. They are so close, yet so far. On the bright side, at least these lockers are usually available!

# 25

He compared the diagram to his survey. Had the map really changed, or had he read it wrong to begin with? An ivory column at the cave’s entrance was gone! The tusks were vanishing! The grand canyon and the cave would soon be unprotected. Number 25 was gone!


Again. I was just here a couple days ago. I’m back. I started fast and now this. I even drank more water! I looked at the man in the mirror and the truth sucked the life right out of his chest.


My neighbor was painting his house today. Around here, many paint only the front of the house. We like to celebrate the arrival of summer by cleaning up and painting the side of the house people from the outside can see. Paint is expensive. It’s been a long time since

Straight Lines with Crooked Rulers

My new-to-me gym is colorful. It’s full of motivational slogans and colors. As I trudged along on the treadmill during yesterday’s workout I couldn’t take my eyes off this image of a tape measure slithering across the wall. The ups and downs caught my attention. Like life, the lines are