Category Archives: Recreation and Health

Will Skipping Breakfast Make You Fat?

The Washington Post reports on a nutrition study: Researchers at a New York City hospital several years ago conducted a test of the widely accepted notion that skipping breakfast can make you fat. For some nutritionists, this idea is an … Continue reading

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Poster of the Barque Belem

I saw Le Siecle du Belem (The Century of the Belem) by Philip Plisson at the doctor’s office. It costs $28 on Amazon. Click the poster twice to zoom in.

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Chilean Runs 120 Marathons in 60 Days

Chilean runner Matías Anguita ran the length of Chile in 63 days, including 2 marathons nearly each day. He started running long ago as a means of giving up smoking, a habit of many Chileans. I can’t even run 3 … Continue reading

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Animals on Bike Paths

It pays to be alert when biking or walking on bike trails. This week I encountered a bull elk in Estes Park on the Lake Estes trail and a 5 foot snake on the Spring Creek Trail in Fort Collins. … Continue reading

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Hiking and Biking in Vail

Mary and I hiked and biked in Vail this week. We lived here for 3 summers so it reminded us of many fond memories.

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The Wyoming Towns of Pinedale, Jackson, and Dubois

I passed a few days in the northwest Wyoming towns of Pinedale, Jackson, and Dubois. I hope to return someday.

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California Realtor Climbs Horsetooth Rock

California realtor Carol Whitley and I climbed Horsetooth Rock this past weekend. Mary hiked most of the trip, too, but her knee was incapable of climbing the last bit of rocks. The view from 2200′ above Fort Collins is spectacular.

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Biking at a Colorado Mountain Reservoir

Mary and I rode our electric bikes along the eastern edge of Horsetooth Reservoir and the Overland Trail in Fort Collins, Colorado last weekend. We couldn’t have pedaled the steep hills without electricity. Every reservoir in Colorado is overflowing and … Continue reading

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Revolutionizing Health Care Without Obama

Martin Makary discusses how to improve healthcare in his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care. I excerpted some useful parts in the remainder of this post.

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Japan Juggling Festival Championship Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dze9jG7wsao

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