Monthly Archives: January 2016

The chameleon of rock has passed away.David Bowie

After an 18-month battle with cancer, David Bowie passed away on Monday, Jan. 11 at the age of 69.

I discovered David Bowie about the same time I discovered rock. In fact, the first two albums I owned were Alice Cooper’s “Love It To Death” and Bowie’s “Space Oddity”. I remember my father looking at the two albums, both covers depicting androgynous men, and whether he should be worried about his 11-year-old son.

“What the hell kind of crap are you listening to?” asked my father, with a shake of his head.

It was an Archie Bunker moment from my father, but I just gave him my “you just don’t get it dad” look. Bowie’s anthem about space travel was hauntingly refreshing and I was hooked.

I wore out my copy of “Aladdin Sane” with hits like Cracked Actor, Panic In Detroit and Jean Genie and his under-achieving “David Live” remains (more…)

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Welcome to 2016.

It’s a new year with new fads, new resolutions and new ways (of torture) to lose weight and get healthy.cropped-Jeff-logo.jpg

My wife Angela and I are no exception to resolutions, but our new foolproof plan came from a relative, a chiropractic doctor relative.

Welcome to the 18-hour intermittent fast or as I like to call it, the “Six-Hour Eating Binge followed by 18 Hours of Hell”.

This is how it works. Choose any six-hour window to eat, say 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and then fast for the next 18 hours.

Doesn’t sound too bad, right?

Eat what you want (hold on, that doesn’t mean you suck down as many hamburgers and fries as humanly possible for 360 minutes), and then ignore those pangs of hunger for 18 excruciating hours.

But if you think about it, eating constantly and being full all the time is not a natural aspect of life. I mean did you (more…)