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Reseller Life: 16 hot buys for your eBay store from Goodwill

At least 10-15 times per year, I go to my neighborhood Goodwill and load up on great clothes for our eBay store. This was a holiday weekend, two weeks after … Continue reading Reseller Life: 16 hot buys for your eBay store from Goodwill

Reseller Life: How I got started selling on eBay

This isn’t going to be an eBay retrospective from an online millionaire, one of those trash-to-treasure 6- or 7-figure online success stories from somebody whose sole mission is to get … Continue reading Reseller Life: How I got started selling on eBay

Back Pain Chronicles: my new anti-inflammatory super power

If you’re new to my blog, I’ll reset briefly at the top. In Nov. 2019, I jacked up my back, and by I — I mean that either I got … Continue reading Back Pain Chronicles: my new anti-inflammatory super power

New habit in fight against chronic back pain: a narrower stance

It’s been more than six months since my lower back and right leg started wrecking my world, one ache at a time. At some point by April, after an MRI … Continue reading New habit in fight against chronic back pain: a narrower stance

Protruding disc: The gangsta lean of my spine + ‘The Whole Of The Moon’

It sure has been a long time since I posted. So much has happened since Kristi and I returned from Texas in early March. The coronavirus pandemic became what it … Continue reading Protruding disc: The gangsta lean of my spine + ‘The Whole Of The Moon’

Reconnecting With Texas Country

I admit that I love Texas. Always have. My wife and I just got back from a weekend in southeast Texas, complete with a stop in El Campo and then … Continue reading Reconnecting With Texas Country

A weekend at Sequoyah State Park

Sometimes our adventures are jagged and not straight. We had originally planned a stay at an Airbnb on Grand Lake, but it turned out to have a heating issue. After … Continue reading A weekend at Sequoyah State Park

What it’s like to get a lumbar epidural steroid injection, and did it work?

As I wrote in January, I’ve been dealing with back issues since last November. I had started to train for another half marathon and merely wanted to ensure that my … Continue reading What it’s like to get a lumbar epidural steroid injection, and did it work?

How to play “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney & Wings

One of Paul McCartney’s greatest songs was never released as a single — until he recorded it live. Of course, I’m talking about “Maybe I’m Amazed,” Paul’s love song to … Continue reading How to play “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney & Wings