Working during COVID-19
Health | Work

Working during COVID-19

I work in Logistics and my job is considered an essential service. I have not been laid off, downsized or otherwise negatively affected by COVID-19 in terms of employment and the subsequent income. We were given letters on company letter head to carry in our vehicles in case we are stopped and questioned. I am…

Dinner and a Nightmare
Food and Entertainment | Health

Dinner and a Nightmare

In an effort to eat better and live longer, I have for the most part stopped eating late. If I do eat late it’s usually something light. Gone are the days of the midnight pastrami burger and onion rings of my youth. The fact that I can’t find one in the Houston area helps to…

Keeping It Positive
Health | Spirituality

Keeping It Positive

I am at the age where I must be deliberate in maintaining my health. That includes exercise, eating, sleeping and the usual stuff. It also includes my mental and spiritual health. How I start the day really matters and directly affects the rest of the day in a noticeable way. Prayer, breakfast, stretching, push-ups/pull-ups, and…

To Sleep, Perchance To Dream
Health

To Sleep, Perchance To Dream

I’ve been trying to go to sleep at a reasonable time of late but it has been often difficult because I don’t feel tired. As I lay there in the darkness my mind conjures up conflict. Entire scenarios, some highly probable and others of total fantasy play out in my head. Sometimes the conflict is…