Archive for July, 2013

The Automobile in American Life

Oddly enough, we received this post from an auto enthusiast over at – thanks! Which seem to be quieting down, is a superb engi­neering achievement deserving more respect and better care than it usually gets. One cannot help thinking nostalgically of an earlier day when pos­sessions were harder to come by and home equip­ment such as edged tools and
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Overcoming a Weight Loss Plateau

Darlene had reached a weight-loss plateau—something many heavy losers experience says Hers were particularly severe because of a water retention problem. She learned to cope by severely limiting the salt in her diet. And when the plateaus came along, she used tricks to strengthen her willpower. She concentrated on a “thin vision”: an image of her gracefully twirling in
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