Tag Archive | health
During the summer before I started college, I worked as a laborer for a lawn-cutting service. There were five guys on the crew — including me — and my boss was a guy named Crew Leader Carl. He had hair down to his shoulders and always had a cigarette sticking out the side of his […]
I like to conclude a romantic evening with a beautiful woman by reaching across the table, taking her hand, and extolling the many virtues of beneficial gut bacteria. It’s not often I get a second date. Actually, I’m not even a big proponent of probiotics. Not anymore. I took them regularly for a few years, […]
I’m a colossal disappointment. At least according to my dental hygienist. She didn’t say as much — at least at first — but I could tell. Even under the face guard and surgical mask, her narrowed eyes belied her disdain. I found myself withering under the piercing gaze of her intense disapproval. It was as […]
A glass of wine each day can prolong your life. Two or more glasses can make life worth living.
I came up with the most awesome joke the other day. And like all the best-known one-liners, it involved probiotics: “I like to take probiotics and antibiotics at the same time and let them duke it out in my stomach.” Great stuff, right? Excellent execution, amazing creativity — the kind of joke that will inscribe […]
My toothbrush has been giving me crap because I’ve been using it to scrub my tongue. “Get a tongue scraper,” it tells me. “I don’t do tongues.”