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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A Sense of Doubt blog post #1243 - Happy Sixth Birthday Satchel


via Liesel - 1804.17
A Sense of Doubt blog post #1243 - Happy Sixth Birthday Satchel

It's Satchel Paige Tower's sixth birthday.

Happy birthday to my Booness.

I celebrate her Booness' special day with links to some of my best Satchel content plus a reprinting of the entire Happy Birthday post from last year.

I am trying to get us out for a special birthday walk later. We did the regular walk this morning.

There are some of my favorite Satchel pictures included in this post along with the links to some of my best Satchel posts.

Happy birthday to my first and ever special puppy Satchel Paige.

I love you, Booness.

(Obviously, I also love Ellory as seen in some of these photos.)

BEST DOGS EVER - TRIP WEST DAY SIX


sleeping in the car - 1708.21

SATCHEL AND CAMP SNOOPY





PUPPIES!! A special puppy photo album


Satchel and Ellory napping together 1612.26

SUPER DOG!!





SATCHEL DISLIKES THE STEREO

Satchel upset by music new stereo VictoriaLand 1508.03



Satchel Paige Tower - day two of adoption - age approx 6 weeks - 1208.25
Hey, Mom! Talking to My Mother #741 - Happy Birthday Satchel, a five-year old Beagle

Hi Mom,

I interrupt my usual routine, the usual MUSICAL MONDAY, for this special blog post announcement.

Happy Birthday to my oh so special puppy dog, her Booness, duh Boo Boo, Smartest dog on the planet earth and beyond (no, really, don't argue), Satchel Paige Tower, who turns five years old today July 17th, 2017.

To celebrate, I dropped Ellory at Camp Fido daycare, and I took Satchel to the Asylum Lake Nature Preserve for a walk, just for her, with her Dad (that's me), solo, no Ellory.

This seems to be a thing. She enjoys her Ellory free time, but she also seems to miss Ellory. Right now, she's camped out in Ellory's crate.

She does that a lot, especially when Ellory's not here.



Here's my posts about our walk.



Here's Satchel tired from the walk.






She's exhausted, but she's happy.


There's video!!




This is a quickie entry because I have a lot of work to do.

I do have a Satchel CATEGORY - here at this link. Click and view all the Satchel posts (or posts that feature Satchel) in reverse order. I am up to 741 total posts for the blog, including this one, and I only have 18 posts featuring Satchel (unless I missed some), so that's not enough.

Liesel considers Satchel her soulmate, which I think is very true. They have an uncanny bond.

I also feel that soul-deep connection with Satchel, and we share a bond, too, but it's different.

I devoted myself to enjoying Ellory as a puppy more because I regret not spending as much time and energy (and photos and videos) on Satchel as a puppy. Her puppy time seemed to go so fast... AND now she's five years old.

She needs to out live both of us.

I am not going to go nuts, but here's just a few photos of my great love Satchel the boo.

I know you love this stuff, Mom, but for other readers, thank you for tuning in.

PHOTO GALLERY

Satchel 1304.25

Satchel 1208.25

Satchel 1211.07 post first day Camp Fido via Liesel

Satchel by Liesel 1305.17a

Satchel and Vespers cuddlin together 1407.11

Satchel by Liesel 1612.11

Satchel by Liesel 1612.17

Satchel via Piper 1211.23



Satchel doing special time - 1506.08

Satchel with Kong 1702.08

PICKING Liesel up from work - Satchel on car dash 1209.24

Satchel and Ellory via Liesel 1701.15

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Reflect and connect.

Have someone give you a kiss, and tell you that I love you.

I miss you so very much, Mom.

Talk to you tomorrow, Mom.

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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1707.17 - 10:10

NOTE on time: When I post late, I had been posting at 7:10 a.m. because Google is on Pacific Time, and so this is really 10:10 EDT. However, it still shows up on the blog in Pacific time. So, I am going to start posting at 10:10 a.m. Pacific time, intending this to be 10:10 Eastern time. I know this only matters to me, and to you, Mom. But I am not going back and changing all the 7:10 a.m. times. But I will run this note for a while. Mom, you know that I am posting at 10:10 a.m. often because this is the time of your death.

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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1807.17 - 10:10

- Days ago = 1109 days ago

- New note - On 1807.06, I ceased daily transmission of my Hey Mom feature after three years of daily conversations. I plan to continue Hey Mom posts at least twice per week but will continue to post the days since ("Days Ago") count on my blog each day. The blog entry numbering in the title has changed to reflect total Sense of Doubt posts since I began the blog on 0705.04, which include Hey Mom posts, Daily Bowie posts, and Sense of Doubt posts. Hey Mom posts will still be numbered sequentially. New Hey Mom posts will use the same format as all the other Hey Mom posts; all other posts will feature this format seen here.

Monday, July 16, 2018

A Sense of Doubt blog post #1242 - Maybe Not Musical Monday for 1807.16

A Sense of Doubt blog post #1242 - Maybe Not Musical Monday for 1807.09

For Liesel

Seventeen track mix because tomorrow, the 17th, is my Beagle Satchel's sixth birthday.

Hi readers.

I listen to a lot of music in car rides or cooking food with my wife, and so I get to hear a lot of tracks repeatedly when she gets interested in them. This mix derives from some of those songs, starting with "Maybe Not" by Cat Power, for which I named the mix. I used this song to theme this entry and to share more Cat Power songs than offerings by any other artist. "Lazy Eye" by Silversun Pickups was another of these songs, and so there's a second Silversun Pickups track. Other tracks have some connection with Liesel, like Neutral Milk Hotel, Sigur Rós, and PJ Harvey and others are ones that You Tube suggested based on my own previous listens. I wanted to add a mix of old and new tunes.

I want to get this mix up before Monday is over, so not a lot of text today.

I am off to New Tech PDX in Portland tonight with some friends (yes, I am actually making friends.) SO GROOVY!

I think this is a cool mix. I added some visuals for decoration and emphasis.

As usual, there's a track list and a URL link to the You Tube mix in the title. The videos follow the list one by one and there's an embedded video link to the entire mix among the images at the end.

ENJOY. This music accompanied my work today: Grading Robot.

MAYBE NOT MIX - MUSICAL MONDAY FOR 1807.16 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY SATCHEL

1. Silversun Pickups - "Lazy Eye"
2. Cat Power - "Maybe Not"
3. SEVDALIZA - "BLUECID"
4. Cat Power - "Blue" (cover of Joni Mitchell)
5. Sigur Rós - "Ára Bátur" (HD) (at Abbey Road Studios)
6. Cat Power - "Hate"
7. Anna von Hausswolff - "The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra" (Official Video)
8. Cat Power - "It's Alright To Fail"
9. Silversun Pickups - "Substitution"
10. Charlotte Gainsbourg - "I'm a Lie" (Official Music Video)
11. Cat power - "Metal Heart"
12. Neutral Milk Hotel - "Ghost" (Live in Copenhagen, August 7th, 2014)
13. PJ Harvey - "The Wheel"
14. Japanese Breakfast - "Road Head" (Official Video)
15. Cat Power - "The Greatest" (Live ACL 2006-12-30)
16. Ólafur Arnalds - "Particles" ft. Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir
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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1807.16 - 10:10

- Days ago = 1108 days ago

- New note - On 1807.06, I ceased daily transmission of my Hey Mom feature after three years of daily conversations. I plan to continue Hey Mom posts at least twice per week but will continue to post the days since ("Days Ago") count on my blog each day. The blog entry numbering in the title has changed to reflect total Sense of Doubt posts since I began the blog on 0705.04, which include Hey Mom posts, Daily Bowie posts, and Sense of Doubt posts. Hey Mom posts will still be numbered sequentially. New Hey Mom posts will use the same format as all the other Hey Mom posts; all other posts will feature this format seen here.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Hey, Mom! Talking to My Mother #1099 - Satchel Does Chickens - Hey Mom reprint



Hey, Mom! Talking to My Mother #1099 - Satchel Does Chickens - Hey Mom reprint

Hi Mom,

Back to a reprint, chosen somewhat at random.

I went with this one because I am sure Satchel misses "doing chickens" because we do not have chickens in our new home in Woodland, WA.

Here's the reprint without much preamble by me, but with two extra photos.

via Liesel - 1804.17
from - http://sensedoubt.blogspot.com/2015/11/hey-mom-talking-to-my-mother-131.html


Hey, Mom! Talking to My Mother #131 - Satchel does chickens

Hi Mom,

Time again to have a puppy on this blog.

Knowing Satchel as I do, this is a great picture of her as she is telling me: "Dad, it's time to do chickens."

"Doing chickens" means that she gets in to the side yard, which is currently closed to her. In the morning, we let the chickens out sometime between 8 and 10 a.m.

Satchel runs full tilt to the gate to the side yard and then sprints for the back fence, checking all her spots. She has not responsibility in the morning when we let the chickens out of the coop to roam, and she has more time to explore and sniff her spots if I have to change their water and/or food.

At night, we put the chickens away. Sometimes, we time it right, and the chickens are already in the hen house. But if they are still in the yard, Satchel gets to wrangle them, shooing them back to the coop.

Recently, some chickens did not wish to be shooed, hunkering down in bushes next to the fence far from the coop. There was a terrifying ordeal of many minutes attempting to herd the chickens. I feared that Satchel intended to grab one in her jaws and carry it like a bad puppy to the coop. In the end, I carried one chicken back.

Satchel is a very good puppy. She does not try to hurt the chickens, though if she gets into the side yard during the middle of the day, she will chase them back to the coop anyway.

One thing that makes her extra excited is that she gets a treat each time her returns from the side yard both in letting out the chickens and putting them back in the coop, which is partly why her is so excited. This is how we talk about her. We just use "her" for everything.

Have someone give you a kiss, and tell you that I love you.

Talk to you tomorrow, Mom.
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Reflect and connect.

Have someone give you a kiss, and tell you that I love you, Mom.

I miss you so very much, Mom.

Talk to you tomorrow, Mom.

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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1807.15 - 10:10

NEW (written 1708.27) NOTE on time: I am now in the same time zone as Google! So, when I post at 10:10 a.m. PDT to coincide with the time of your death, Mom, I am now actually posting late, so it's really 1:10 p.m. EDT. But I will continue to use the time stamp of 10:10 a.m. to remember the time of your death, Mom. I know this only matters to me, and to you, Mom.

Satchel - caring for Dad when he's ill - 1803.03

Saturday, July 14, 2018

A Sense of Doubt blog post #1240 - Existence Proof - xkcd


A Sense of Doubt blog post #1240 - Existence Proof - xkcd

Are we ready to ride?

Grab your swords.

FROM - https://xkcd.com/1856/




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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1807.14 - 10:10

- Days ago = 1106 days ago

- New note - On 1807.06, I ceased daily transmission of my Hey Mom feature after three years of daily conversations. I plan to continue Hey Mom posts at least twice per week but will continue to post the days since ("Days Ago") count on my blog each day. The blog entry numbering in the title has changed to reflect total Sense of Doubt posts since I began the blog on 0705.04, which include Hey Mom posts, Daily Bowie posts, and Sense of Doubt posts. Hey Mom posts will still be numbered sequentially. New Hey Mom posts will use the same format as all the other Hey Mom posts; all other posts will feature this format seen here.

Friday, July 13, 2018

A Sense of Doubt blog post #1239 - Paul Weller - a Kind of Revolution

http://popdose.com/album-review-paul-weller-a-kind-revolution/
A Sense of Doubt blog post #1239 -  Paul Weller - a Kind of Revolution

I am behind schedule on the blog, so I am seeking quick relief.

So, here's a review of Paul Weller's last album, two song videos from the album, a making of video, and his KEXP performance.

He promises a new album due out later in 2018.

Meanwhile, his recent output is a renaissance of brilliance. Wake up the Nation was another heavy hitting and yet varied examination of modern times that underscores many of the themes continued in this most recent release, A Kind of Revolution.

Thanks, Paul. It's great to have you continuing to make great and relevant art that matters.

REVIEW VIA - http://popdose.com/album-review-paul-weller-a-kind-revolution/


It’s not enough that Paul Weller recently released his first soundtrack/score for the movie “Jawbone”; he now offers us his latest studio creation, A Kind Revolution.  After the breathtaking one-two punch of his last two dynamic and – for him – groundbreaking albums, Sonik Kicks and Saturns Pattern, you’d think he’d revert into a more “safe” musical terrain…  but he doesn’t.  And that’s one of the things you absolutely have to love and admire about Paul Weller – his tenacity, drive and desire to keep pushing forward musically – to go where he hasn’t before or to make those familiar places re-bloom with added color.  That’s exactly what he does here.
“Long Long Road” is a total stunner, with its pure soul feel – piano, tasteful guitars, Hammond B3, strings and one of Weller’s finest vocal performances in his storied career – you cannot help but be touched by the overwhelming beauty of this track on all levels; the sound and delivery is incredible – this is about as “spiritual” as I’ve ever heard him, with a piece on par with something like “Let It Be”; “Woo Se Mama” is a get-down, modern groove that just shouts “exuberance” and joy and is a perfect opener; “She Moves With The Fayre” is a wonderfully disjointed funk workout, which shows Weller in an experimental mood (and good for him); “New York” has a truly “New York”-vibe about it; Latin flavors, atmospheric, a stridently funky bass line and just right and “Nova” is (for me) the shocker – it has a 1980/81 “new wave” feel with its synth bleeps – I hate to say it, but it has shades of The Cars!  But that’s what makes it great – venturing into previously uncharted waters.
So am I surprised that Weller has done it again?  No, not really.  Go back to 2010’s Wake Up The Nation.  It was as if he was completely musically reinvigorated with that incredible work.  He’s been on a roll ever since.  And God knows, if that doesn’t give you musical comfort, nothing will.  It certainly does my soul good.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
A Kind Revolution is currently available

REVIEW BY - Rob Ross has been, for good, bad or indifferent, involved in the music industry for over 30 years - first as guitarist/singer/songwriter with The Punch Line, then as freelance journalist, producer and manager to working for independent and major record labels. He resides in Staten Island, New York with his wife and cats; he works out a lot, reads voraciously, loves Big Star and his orange Gretsch. Doesn't that make him neat?














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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1807.13 - 10:10

- Days ago = 1105 days ago

- New note - On 1807.06, I ceased daily transmission of my Hey Mom feature after three years of daily conversations. I plan to continue Hey Mom posts at least twice per week but will continue to post the days since ("Days Ago") count on my blog each day. The blog entry numbering in the title has changed to reflect total Sense of Doubt posts since I began the blog on 0705.04, which include Hey Mom posts, Daily Bowie posts, and Sense of Doubt posts. Hey Mom posts will still be numbered sequentially. New Hey Mom posts will use the same format as all the other Hey Mom posts; all other posts will feature this format seen here.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Hey, Mom! Talking to My Mother #1098 - Moving 1966 - Throwback Thursday for 1807.12


Moving from Midland - 1966 - 4 1/2 years of age
Hey, Mom! Talking to My Mother #1098 - Moving 1966 - Throwback Thursday for 1807.12

Hi Mom,

And so, Hey Mom continues but just twice a week. This is my first Hey Mom Throwback Thursday since I ceased daily broadcast of the Hey Mom feature.

The picture above is from what I like to call "photo series one," meaning it comes from that white photo album that show my life from birth until I am about five or so years old. I am not sure if you ever managed to finish a corresponding album for Lori, which is a shame.

It's a great photo for today's blog, showing me and Dad, a rare photo in which someone other than Dad, (you?), was taking photos. You wrote "moving 4 1/2 years" on the back, meaning I was four and a half years of age, putting this photo at about July of 1966. The background shows the trailer we lived in while in Midland, and we're about to move to Traverse City for Dad's new job. The high chair sits among a stack of things about to be loaded into a car or truck. I will have to ask Dad how we accomplished this move.

I liked the photo and decided it served as a good choice for this first Hey Mom Throwback Thursday in the new, non-daily schedule.

I am not sure what the photo is meant to show. Is it supposed to look like I am driving and Dad's in the backseat? It's unclear.

As for daily, I am not doing very well. I am not sure how much content I will get in this entry before I decide to post it.

It's Saturday as I type these words, and I should be working. Then again, I am working a lot and need to also take time for myself. I am out on our back porch (patio) with the dogs. Liesel has gone into Portland. It's about noon. We've already been out to take Satchel to the vet. She (Satchel) has not been feeling well. Earlier this week, she had some vomiting and some diarrhea. She seemed to improve, but after we took her off the soft diet (eggs and rice), she suffered a relapse after initially feeling better with normal poops and no vomiting. But then, this morning, the relapse.

Partly, Satchel's illness contributed to my falling behind on the blog yet again. But partly, it had to do with the scheduling of my time, which I am not always best at. However, I did some fun things. After working all day Wednesday, I played Ultimate at night. Thursday, I went down to Vancouver for a coffee meet up and then hung out with a guy I have recently met to practice coding interview questions. I hope to write about the coding questions soon.

Ellory is bored. Satchel is not feeling well and wants to be left alone. Temperatures are climbing. Though right now it's mid-70s with a nice breeze, it's hot in the sun, and eventually temps are going to exceed 90. The dogs rotate from lying in the sun to retreating to the shade when they get too hot. Ellory wants to play, but Satchel is not interested.

Back to my lamenting of schedules and work, Thursday was compressed, and I had to put off some work until Friday or else I would have been working into the night, which I detest. After returning home from the coding work, and making some dinner, I did not have much time left for work, so more work found its way into the Friday schedule, even though I did go up to Longview to take Liesel to lunch. Even so, I found some time to practice coding in Python. I ran up against a scope issue when passing a list to a function, which I am still working through to make sure I understand it fully and correctly. But I have been trying to play with the code to figure out an answer.

Since I am posting this back in time, I am not going to avoid sharing about recent events. So, Saturday (that's two days from the posted time of this blog, July 14th), I went into Portland to meet Liesel with Piper's Dad Chris, his wife Lisi, their son Fiver, and Piper and Adam. I grow weary of the AI directions from the Google Map app, so I got off the I5 once I saw the traffic gridlock caused by construction on the I5 south. I navigated surface streets, using the map and not the directions, to make my way to south Portland and this brewery selected as our dinner location. I had some issues with one way streets and congestion, but I was able to drive the non-expressway, city streets to the brewery. And then, after dinner, my car would not start for no good reason. After a while, it did start, but this caused a chain of events resulting in leaving Liesel's car in Portland and going back and getting it Sunday, which is now today as I write these words.

I was so preoccupied last night driving home after the car trouble that at one point I realized I was back in Washington with no memory of crossing the huge I5 bridge and the vast expanse of the Columbia River. Is the awe factor gone? I don't think so, but I was clearly zoned out.

I could share more, Mom, about books I am reading and the dogs and life, but that's enough. I want to get this posted, and I have more work to do.

I will talk to you more, though briefly, Sunday, and  then next Thursday for a Throwback that I will try to make more interesting.

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Reflect and connect.

Have someone give you a kiss, and tell you that I love you, Mom.

I miss you so very much, Mom.

Talk to you tomorrow, Mom.

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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1807.12 - 10:10

NEW (written 1708.27) NOTE on time: I am now in the same time zone as Google! So, when I post at 10:10 a.m. PDT to coincide with the time of your death, Mom, I am now actually posting late, so it's really 1:10 p.m. EDT. But I will continue to use the time stamp of 10:10 a.m. to remember the time of your death, Mom. I know this only matters to me, and to you, Mom.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A Sense of Doubt blog post #1237 - meditation-yoga-and-tai-chi-can-reverse-damaging-effects-of-stress-new-study-suggests



A Sense of Doubt blog post #1237 - meditation-yoga-and-tai-chi-can-reverse-damaging-effects-of-stress-new-study-suggests

Further proof that I need to be doing yoga (at least yoga) every day.

I am playing Ultimate (Ultimate Frisbee for those who need the second word) tonight. Does that count, too?

Mostly just a share today.... here it is thank to Ray Kurzweil, though from last year around this time.


from - http://www.kurzweilai.net/meditation-yoga-and-tai-chi-can-reverse-damaging-effects-of-stress-new-study-suggests

Meditation, yoga, and tai chi can reverse damaging effects of stress, new study suggests

Even a two-minute brisk walk every half hour will work wonders
July 3, 2017


Gentle exercise like tai chi can reduce the risk of inflammation-related diseases like cancer and accelerated aging. (credit: iStock)
Mind-body interventions such as meditation, yoga*, and tai chi can reverse the molecular reactions in our DNA that cause ill-health and depression, according to a study by scientists at the universities of Coventry and Radboud.
When a person is exposed to a stressful event, their sympathetic nervous system (responsible for the “fight-or-flight” response) is triggered, which increases production of a molecule called nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB). That molecule then activates genes to produce proteins called cytokines that cause inflammation at the cellular level, affecting the body, brain, and immune system.
That’s useful as a short-lived fight-or-flight reaction. However, if persistent, it leads to a higher risk of cancer, accelerated aging, and psychiatric disorders like depression.
But in a paper published June 16, 2017 in the open-access journal Frontiers in Immunology, the researchers reveal findings of 18 studies (featuring 846 participants over 11 years) indicating that people who practice mind-body interventions exhibit the opposite effect. They showed a decrease in production of NF-kB and cytokines — reducing the pro-inflammatory gene expression pattern and the risk of inflammation-related diseases and conditions.
Lowering risks from sitting


Brisk walks can offset health hazards of sitting (credit: iStock)
In addition to stress effects, increased sitting is known to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and death from all causes.
But regular two-minute brisk walks every 30 minutes (in addition to daily 30-minute walks) significantly reduce levels of triglyceride (lipid, or fatty acid) levels that lead to clogged arteries, researchers from New Zealand’s University of Otago report in a paper published June 19, 2017 in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.**
The lipid levels were measured in response to a meal consumed around 24 hours after starting the activity. High levels of triglycerides are linked to hardening of the arteries and other cardiovascular conditions.
They previously found that brisk walks for two minutes every 30 minutes also lower blood glucose and insulin levels.
OK, it’s time for that two-minute brisk walk. … So, you’re still sitting there, aren’t you? :)
* However, yoga causes musculoskeletal pain in more than 10 per cent of practitioners per year, according to recent research at the University of Sydney published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. “We also found that yoga can exacerbate existing pain, with 21 per cent of existing injuries made worse by doing yoga, particularly pre-existing musculoskeletal pain in the upper limbs,” said lead researcher Associate Professor Evangelos Pappas from the University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
“In terms of severity, more than one-third of cases of pain caused by yoga were serious enough to prevent yoga participation and lasted more than 3 months.” The study found that most “new” yoga pain was in the upper extremities (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand), possibly due to downward dog and similar postures that put weight on the upper limbs. However, 74 per cent of participants in the study reported that existing pain was actually improved by yoga, highlighting the complex relationship between musculoskeletal pain and yoga practice.
** Scientists at the University of Utah School of Medicine previously came to a similar conclusion in a 2015 paper published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).
They used observational data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) to examine whether longer durations of low-intensity activities (e.g., standing) vs. light-intensity activities (e.g., casual walking, light gardening, cleaning) extend the lifespan of people who are sedentary for more than half of their waking hours.
They found that adding two minutes of low-intensity activities every hour (plus 2.5 hours of moderate exercise each week, which strengthens the heart, muscles, and bones) was associated with a 33 percent lower risk of dying. “It was fascinating to see the results because the current national focus is on moderate or vigorous activity,” says lead author Srinivasan Beddhu, M.D., professor of internal medicine. “To see that light activity had an association with lower mortality is intriguing.”

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- Bloggery committed by chris tower - 1807.11 - 10:10

- Days ago = 1103 days ago

- New note - On 1807.06, I ceased daily transmission of my Hey Mom feature after three years of daily conversations. I plan to continue Hey Mom posts at least twice per week but will continue to post the days since ("Days Ago") count on my blog each day. The blog entry numbering in the title has changed to reflect total Sense of Doubt posts since I began the blog on 0705.04, which include Hey Mom posts, Daily Bowie posts, and Sense of Doubt posts. Hey Mom posts will still be numbered sequentially. New Hey Mom posts will use the same format as all the other Hey Mom posts; all other posts will feature this format seen here.