What do you do to treat yourself? Paul and I love to have spa treatment. Paul is all about the massages and I love the facials. However, the price is usually cost prohibitive and a little indulgence can break the bank on a regular week
The people at BODYARMOR sent a six-pack of their sports drinks for the boys and me (Paul) to try and review. The concept of exercise is a little different in our world. We live in the mountains outside of Los Angeles, about 7,500 feet up. The boys do karate and the normal running activities of school but most of our physical exertion comes out on the trails, hiking or jogging through the woods. I run three times a week on a trail rated as moderate difficulty, stopping every few minutes to do bodyweight exercises like pushup, pull-ups, and squats.
This is a guest post from our friends Mark and Amy: How is it that there are some people who can survive and actually build their savings on a barely there amount of money and yet there are others earning twice, if not three times as much who never manage to pay all their bills […]
Question: When is drug addiction a threat to a relationship? Answer: Always!
This has to be the opening position when evaluating a situation where one party in a relationship is involved with drugs. Evaluating is the key. Emotion makes hash of good judgement when it comes to people about whom we deeply care. When emotion is substituted for rational evaluation of the situation, it breeds a number of unfortunate possibilities:
My Mother passed away one year ago. I use the term “passed away” very purposefully since her death seemed almost anti-climactic. There was no shudder. No gasp. No dramatic oration, declaring her willingness to go into that goodnight. I saw her last breath and waited for the next which never came. It was 7:02pm and we watched her in disbelief. How could someone so loud and big spirited leave this reality so peacefully?