In case you were wondering, Cane isn’t an evolutionary biologist, a neurologist, a psychologist, or any kind of -ist that makes him an authority on why we behave as we do. So, his post on exercise is just a layman’s attempt to make some sense of widespread behavior, using common knowledge of evolution, sports, and(…)
Can you really just do it? (exercise) Why tae bo and aerobics went the way of big hair and parachute pants
I’ll admit it. I’m allergic to exercise. I actually think everyone is. My theory is that it’s evolutionary; we haven’t evolved to be good at exercise because we haven’t been doing it long enough.
I just can’t seem to leave well enough alone. One of the things I got to do when we decided to launch this blog was to design a WordPress theme from scratch. We did some looking around at all the available themes together and just couldn’t find what we wanted. Now, we weren’t exactly sure(…)
Today’s post veers a bit from the usual focus of our blog. As we work on renovating our 70s house and building a life together, we find ourselves thinking a lot about what’s best to carry from the past into our future. Such questions are fun in the context of light fixtures and household routines,(…)
Missing a post from Cane this week? I know…me, too. But he’s been hard at work on revamping the look of our blog, so I’m filling in for him today. When it comes to the holidays, I want mine old-fashioned: I want Thanksgiving to be a full, legitimate holiday in its own right, not a(…)
I’ve made references before to the ugly lights in our house: I’m guessing these were somewhat expensive and probably “nice” in their day, but they just aren’t our thing. Shortly after we moved into the dining-turned-talking room, we started fooling around with the fixture you see in the first photo. One day I just couldn’t(…)
Keeping the Problem Small Our experiment in living a better life Note: This is our first post in a series about how we’re making changes to do life in a way that is healthier, happier, and way more sane than we’ve done it before. Years ago I taught middle school, and the most important lesson I(…)