Month: December 2009

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PUMPING IRONY: Taking It on the Shin

It’s definitely December now (a balmy 24 degrees this morning), so I’ve parked my bicycle in the garage for the next four months and will begin my day with a walking commute up the street to the train station, across Hiawatha Avenue, through Minnehaha Park (stopping to admire how the falls freeze from the bottom up), across the Intercity Bridge... Read more »

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PUMPING IRONY: Pain Reliever

It used to be that the second day after basketball I’d really feel the pain (it’s called DOMS, delayed onset muscle soreness), but I was surprised yesterday morning to find that I wasn’t hobbling around as much as I thought I might. It’s all relative, of course, but aside from a mysterious twinge at the top of my left... Read more »

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Behind the Scenes With Ted Ning (Video)

The director of LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability), Ted Ning has his finger on the pulse of consumer behavior. With the derailment of the economy over the past year, behaviors have changed, he told us at his cover shoot for the December issue, and people are becoming more conscious about how they spend their money.

What to Let Go

Hanging on to too much old stuff just because it has “sentimental value” can weigh you down. These smart decluttering strategies help you clear space while still honoring the memories that matter.