Designed to Move

Sam, “Humans are designed to move. Since emerging as a distinct species, humans moved (exercised) to secure food, escape from dangerous situations, attract mates, and do a variety of other activities that have allowed the species to thrive. [. . .] the organ systems involved in energy metabolism function best when subject to regular physical…

Wellness for Two, Four, Sixteen . . .

Sam, The essence of my Author’s Platform is to form a community of two seeming opposites: the literary and the active. As far as I see it, our brains, our bodies need a balancing of art and sport. Each target separate parts of the brain. We may have a physically dominant side (the easiest example…

It’s Still About Reading

Sam, The motivation to write this post struck me while listening to season one of a Podcast called Serial. It’s part of This American Life about the case of Adnan Syed’s innocence or guilt of being a killer. He’s been in jail since 1999. My boss at work put me on to it, said it…

Tales & Trails

Sam (S.omebody who A.in’t M.e), This summer has flown by. Hasn’t it? For some it’s prime reading time outdoors under the sun. There’s no better season to stretch out on the beach with a good book or staying inside during a summer storm hooked by that title you always meant to get in to. Now,…