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Watchu mean ‘Vortex’?

          Although it’s still 11 degrees below freezing this morning, it looks like the arctic winds have left us.  I guess it’s gone back to restore the polar vortex in the north.           As Narnia-y as that sounds, a polar vortex did indeed descend upon us earlier this week, and the vicious head of the…

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Reclaiming 2014

          It’s the 1st of January, the year two thousand and fourteen.  It’s hard not to feel ambitious with the strident strokes of the number 1 scratched in quick succession, followed by the number 14, which we haven’t seen in a hundred years.           It’s an auspicious time for making resolutions and working on lists…

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I Remember : Roger Radish

As far as a sense of memory goes (is it a sense? A power, a skill?), I’ve been told that mine was not half bad. My buddy Artur was fond of saying, “You have elephant memory.” Artur is Polish, and over in Eastern Europe they don’t bother with determiners. So I was spared the humdrum…

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The Wonderful World of Yoga

            What an arrogant little sh*t I was.           I used to turn my nose up at the mention of yoga.  The drowsy ambiance and miniscule movements used to make my toes curl.  Cardio was what I thought was important, not hardly moving off a mat.  Isotonic contractions was how I improved on muscle…