Monthly Archives: February 2012

2012 North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash 5K race Highland Park, IL – SCREW UP

Sunday, February 12, 2012, I participated in the 2012 North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash 5K race in Highland Park, IL.  http://www.northshoreloverun.com/   It was bitterly cold, and there were some moments where I thought that I should just write this … Continue reading

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The Free Dictionary

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ Thank you!  You’re a great resource!

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Registration for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has officially closed.

Just saw this on my Facebook account.  JESUS CHRIST!!!  It took less than a week to get 45,000 people signed up! http://www.chicagomarathon.com  

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My interpretation of what “consciousness” is:

Think about this metaphor, and I think you’ll finally grasp what consciousness is: You’re standing in a church belfry, in front of a brass bell, not unlike the Liberty Bell.  Beside you is a wooden hammer, the kind used on … Continue reading

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ELIMINATE THE ILLINOIS INCOME TAX!!!

What would it take to eliminate the income tax for the state of Illinois?  A number of states (Texas, Florida) have no state income tax, and they are doing no worse than Illinois.  It’s time to repeal this tax!  John … Continue reading

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Lemon verbena extract 1,000 times sweeter than sucrose! What?!?

I came across an entry in “Herbs” by Lesley Bremness.  It claims that Lippia dulcis, a type of lemon verbena (a shrub), contains a sweetener that is 1,000 times (!) sweeter than sucrose (table sugar).  Why is this not being … Continue reading

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Great presentation by JEFF GALLOWAY at @GoogleTalks on YouTube. RUNNING INJURY-FREE!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQfOMrEEmF4 Jeff Galloway has probably helped more people to enjoy running, and run safely, than any other pro-athlete or otherwise.  I have also posted a link to the Gymboss run-walk interval timer that I have used in the past.  Jeff … Continue reading

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