Wisdom on a bookmark

Having just started a fresh book, I reached for a bookmark — and paid attention to what was written on it: Take time to work — it is the price of Success. Take time to think — it is the source of Power. Take time to play — it is the secret of Perpetual Youth. […]

PAST IT

After quite a few months of not adding to my blog, I decided to feature my short stories. This first one is told in two parts, the remainder being added tomorrow. How will Joyce cope with the next generation, which moves in a very different world and is sure it knows better than her? Morning […]

When Cancer goes shopping

Cancer likes to give itself a capital C. And it likes to call the shots. What would the Big C choose if it had the freedom of my supermarket? I don’t imagine it would be impressed by the vegetable and meat departments and deli which it must first pass through. Nothing much of interest there!  […]

Getting TOXIN-FREE

Anybody and everybody needs to think on this topic — because you have a body that is affected by the environment and by lifestyle choices. And that body is encased by your biggest organ — skin, which also deserves consideration! I’ll list positive things you can do to reduce your Toxic Burden, knowing that there […]

Serious about Weight Loss, #3

Ah! I never promised a third part, but here it is… and I’m trying to add what I didn’t say in #1 and #2. Finally today I replenished the ice-cubes in the freezer, knowing that an iced water upon getting up in the morning, and another an hour after lunch, both help to speed up the metabolism […]

Serious about Weight Loss [#2]

Part One of this topic was posted just a few days ago. I guess I’ve been loath to post the promised Part Two, probably because (1) you might think that I think this is the balance of all wisdom regarding weight loss, and (2) as soon as I publish it, I’ll come across more that […]

Investor vs. Developer

Back in 2003, invited by telephone to attend a seminar about “reducing your tax”, we wondered what to expect. What we got was a slick PowerPoint presentation highlighting statistics to which the audience murmured agreement, making the final solution the more attractive: real estate investment for those a decade or so away from retirement. Investors […]