Articles by Mark N.


Battle of the Bulge

  by Mark New 5/17/15     I just completed my Monday morning ritual of weighing myself. Nothing like starting the week off on a positive note. I have been watching what I eat, which is tiring when you eat as much as I do. Actually, I have been trying to lose. In fact,…


The word “tire” is in retirement for a reason

  by Mark New 5/17/15     I believe it was the great humorist Will Rogers who once said: “I never met a man I didn’t like.” Well, today’s post has absolutely nothing to do with Will Rogers or his famous quote, but I like Will Rogers and his quote so I thought I…


Metabolism, my worst enemy

  My wife is the versatile cook. She makes a lo-cal meal as easily as one ladened in calories. I don’t know how she decides. My theory is that when she feels anxious I may stray, she whips up a high calorie cuisine to fatten me up to look like I couldn’t get laid in…


Silver Anniversary Playbook

  My wife and I recently celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. They’ve been the best 5 years of my life. Seriously though, like anything else in life marriage has it’s ups and downs. We’ve had both good days and bad. We’ve also had good years and bad. But enough about the 5:1 ratio. I am…    |      2015