pandemic Category

Running and Me

Last year I decided to follow up on a long term goal. I wanted to fully run or jog a 5K. This may not seem like much, but I set the goal when I was 130 pounds OVER a healthy weight. And I had stopped running.  When I left the military in 1992, running became […]

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Gifting Stones

I’m not very good at receiving gifts. I recall when I was a teen, I much preferred giving gifts than receiving them. I suppose I took the quote “’tis better to give than to receive” more seriously. Or perhaps I didn’t feel worthy of receiving. I remember there were times I’d criticize the gift itself […]

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Plated

Reflections on a Russian idiom during the 2020 Pandemic.

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Unneighborly Pandemic Thoughts

It’s getting hot. That’s not unusual for Sacramento at this time of year. But a pandemic, a stay at home order, and the closing of all public and municipal swimming pools is. With the extension of a county stay at home order until May 22, and an expected “no beach” order to hit on May […]

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Official website for the real Jan Haag.

James L'Etoile

murder, mystery & mayhem

Butter Makes Your Pants Fall Off

Food is the Best Medicine and Fat is the best Food