Language PSA: Spanish and French

On our way to England last May, Al and I went on a typical cruise ship excursion to Rouen. Our guide played hide-and-seek on a rushed tour of the cathedral, then we had an hour to ourselves before we had to get back on the bus. It was a perfect chance to let Al experience…

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Not quite dead, but…

A few days ago, a friend mentioned that he and his partner were inspired by “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead”, a documentary about people trying to improve or restore their health using “juice fasts”, periods of eating only or mostly juiced fruits and vegetables. I watched it, and felt the same inspiration (you’d have to…

Review: “7 Steps to a Pain-Free Life”

(This is a copy of a review I posted to GoodReads.) After developing arthritis in my neck last Summer and spending a few months doing the exercises I was shown in physical therapy with only slight improvements, I started casting around for other options early this year. Robin McKenzie's books consistently landed at the top of…