Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Same Pounds Twice

I keep thinking about Alice Walker's book The Same River Twice in which she discusses The Color Purple controversy.

While I don't have a controversy, I do seem to have pounds that I lose and regain again. I'm up two and, while I'm not fretting, I would like to see the scale move south.

It appears that New York's mayor has weight issues as well. Mayor Doesn’t Always Live by His Health Rules was entertaining. I'm fascinated by people with huge appetites who eat what they want to eat. That's called living vicariously, I suppose.

Here's my favorite line from the article:

HE dumps salt on almost everything, even saltine crackers.
It seems like we all have our trigger seasonings.

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