Feather-PenBlog

March 1st marks exactly 365 days of consecutive cardiovascular exercise for me. During this time, I also did some form of resistance exercise, (weight training, calisthenics, etc…,) 6 days per week, every week but one week around Christmas Time. That week, I only did 5 days of resistance exercise in addition to the 7 days […]

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    One thing that I immediately noticed when I traveled throughout the small towns in Sicily, was that they did not have processed foods. Everything was fresh, farm to table, or made fresh that day. The second thing that I noticed was how amazingly good everything tasted because it was fresh and made from […]

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I recently went to see CREED II, the latest installment of the ROCKY saga. I loved it, as I have loved all of the Rocky movies, each  in their own way, (yes, even Rocky V.) Each was a foundation, building upon another part of the Rocky story. Each had moments or parts that placed pieces […]

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I cannot remember an evening when my family did not sit down for a meal together when I was a child. I would have to say, 95% of the meals were home-cooked, with the additional 10% being Pizza-night or the occasional Chinese Food treat, but we always sat to eat as a family. The nutrients […]

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There are endless things in this world, (and beyond,) that we cannot control. We can plan a great day & get rained out. We can be careful & be blindsided. We can play to win & still lose. Some things in life were not meant to be controlled. One thing that we have total control […]

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As the sun sets on Summer once again, let us think about returning to form. It’s always a good time of the year to get structured in our lives and take the time to refocus, to recharge, & to reset. The BBQ’s & parties are over. The kids are beginning school. The lax feel of […]

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Forgive the title. (Haha!) I had recently written a social media post discussing the setting of a “buffer”  in regards to a weight number on the scale, and not allowing yourself to pass that number, once you have achieved your goal. I strongly consider this to be a vital part of adopting the Remedy Recipes […]

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“If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.”  ~ Mark Twain We were born a society of intellectual rigor and philosophical discourse that centered on reason, faith, and civil discourse as the emphasis of our primary doctrines and ideals in a period of time known […]

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Life is filled with moments in which we are faced with the option of lowering the bar, or raising our standard. I have witnessed too often those who would lower the bar by settling for something less than they deserve. I’ve seen this in business, in faith, in relationships, in sports, in training, in education, […]

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