Monthly Archives: January 2014

We’ll miss ya – Pete Seeger!

What the Weavers and Pete did with unique chords and lyrics will never be forgotten.  What a free spirit! Where did all those flowers go? What would I do if I did have a HAMMER? Should I turn, turn or … Continue reading

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Arctic Blasts elsewhere – we’ve got our own problem – DROUGHT!

The Golden State will be the ever-brown state if we don’t get precipitation regularly and often. We San Diegans feel for the frozen tundra and deep slow millions, yet we’re praying for serious rain in these parts. Musing about the … Continue reading

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Starting 2014 Off Right: Blogs on Fitness and Healthy Eating

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
One of the strengths of WordPress.com is the community — a global network of users, learning from one another and supporting each other. Earlier this month, Michelle shared blogs within the mental health…

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Hope for Retirees ?! and a Russian Poet’s “Love of Life on the Downside”

1. HOPE! Thanks to two WSJ OPED authors that assured me Boomers may have bigger nest eggs that some darned FED statistics suggest. The link to this upbeat Golden Year article is: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304603704579329012635470796 [ this is the source of my nest egg … Continue reading

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Strength Benchmarks for us Boomer Rowers (an Engine Roomer view)

Power equates to Hull Speed: http://www.uqsportacademy.com.au/files/resources/uq-sport-academy-strength-training-guidelines-for-rowers.pdf  http://peakcentre.wordpress.com/2009/01/20/peak-power-the-limiting-factor-to-rowing-performance/ http://crossfit-ares.typepad.com/files/how_strong_is_strong_enough.pdf http://www.row2k.com/features/359/Masters-Rowing-and-Strength-Training/#.Ut3zCdLTkdU http://uwfit.sydneyinstitute.wikispaces.net/file/view/Strength_Training_For_Rowing_Presentation.pdf    

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A Happy-Sad Sports Starter for 2014 (San Diego view)

The first week of 2014 brought two great [Happy] thrills to us San Diego fans : Chargers football and SDSU Aztecs men’s basketball victories that most call major upsets. The very Sad news of this week was the passage of … Continue reading

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