Category: Life

Jan 04

1000 Candles

Jan 03

My 1990 Volkswagon Jetta Flair

This is the first nice car I bought in Germany.  I got it from an older American gentleman whose wife drove it. I had this car when I retired from the Army and drove it from Meerholz to Mannheim everyday for over two years. Very fast little car. One of the unique things you can …

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Dec 31

Passing of a Classmate

Laura Mathews

Today on Facebook I saw an announcement that a high school classmate of mine passed away a few days ago.  Laura Mathews passed away of an unexpected illness. I remember Laura but I did not know her very well since we were in different “cliques” in school.  I was one of the rowdy, smoking, crazy, …

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Dec 27

100 years – 1915 to 2015

Amazing what a difference 100 years makes.   

Dec 16

Weekly Fitness Update – 20151213

Still doing pretty good with my fitness program.  Have slowed down a bit due to the holidays and weather but still managing to get in at least one workout a day. Also since Sarge der Wunderlab had leg surgery we are unable to get out as much.  He is not allowed to run until at least April 2017.  It really helps when …

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Dec 13

180 Pounds! Milestone Number Two Complete

Had a good week in regards to my fitness and weight loss program.  On Wednesday I weighed in under 180 pounds and reached my second milestone! I am getting close to my goal of 170 pounds now The weight loss is going slower now and I can go two or three days without any weight …

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Dec 07

Learning to Walk Away

  

Dec 06

Sabine Can WALK!!

For over ten years now my wife Sabine has had pain in her feet most of the time when she walked a long distance.  This has always been very concerning to us because we like to be active and we were both afraid it would get to the point where she would need a wheelchair. Well in …

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Dec 02

New Personal Walking Speed Record!

Yesterday for my lunchtime walk I decided to walk the track by my office and try to break my walking speed record. The result….I totally killed it!  I normally walk cross country with a few hills and different terrain. I figured walking the track, which is level and has uniform terrain, would give me a …

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Nov 24

Weekly Fitness Update – 20151124

Stats are a bit down last week from the week before but still ahead of my weight loss goal of one pound a week. Steps and total distance down since we had to take Sarge der Wunderlab in for surgery last Thursday and since he can not walk for a while we have not been …

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