Archives for: "December 2005"


December 22nd, 2005
Have you ever heard the expression "burning the candle from both ends"? It was always used in my presence in the context of doing too much; staying up too late and getting up too early in the morning. I am often told that I burn the candle from both… more »

Why so much with the ice?

December 15th, 2005
I drink what is safely my daily requirement for water. I have a bottle that I refill at various strategic times throughout the day. When I go to restaurants, maybe you should just leave the pitcher. It will save you a good deal of effort. I have never… more »

December 14th, 2005
There is more to life than increasing its speed.- Mohandas Gandhi more »

You are not alone.

December 9th, 2005
I have lived with it and not said a word. I have stood idly by and held my tongue. I don't know what I was thinking. Maybe if I ignored it, it would go away. Or even that someone else would come forward. It may be my guilt for not stepping up to the… more »

Richard Travia

December 1st, 2005
August 13, 2005. On that Saturday, Richard and three close friends were body surfing in Manasquan, NJ. Richard was a strong, experienced swimmer, but on this day, he was unable to successfully pull up and out of a very powerful wave, which drove him… more »