Re: Feeling bad about holiday foods? Cheer up...

Subject: Re: Feeling bad about holiday foods? Cheer up...
From: Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 07:06:59 -0800

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 11:18 PM, David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Since tomorrow is obviously a holiday, I presume the "Friday Funnies"
> are moved to *today.*

This seems like a reasonable presumption to me. Carry on.

> So steak is nothing more
> than efficient mechanism of delivering vegetables to your system.
> Need grain? Eat chicken.


> Q: Should I reduce my alcohol intake?
> A: No, not at all. Wine made from fruit. Brandy is distilled wine,
> that mean they take water out of fruity bit so you get even more of
> goodness that way. Beer also made of grain. Bottom up!
> Doctor's orders?! <rofl--at work!>

> Q: How can I calculate my body/fat ratio?
> A: Well, if you have body and you have fat, your ratio one to one. If
> you have two bodies, your ratio two to one, etc.
This vaguely reminds me of some obligatory technical writing topic of
interest to job seekers, in the general area of metrics and mafmathics. From
the Dice Advisor:

"Anyone can claim to be a big league pitcher, with a freaky curve ball and a
blistering fast ball. But to back it up, you need solid numbers in the ERA,
strikeout and home run columns. The same is true for resumes. Including
metrics substantiates your overall premise, and allows reviewers to reach
their own conclusions about your expertise.

Cat Miller explains. ** "

> Q: Is swimming good for your figure?
> A: If swimming good for your figure, explain whale to me..

Hey, this doc has management potential.

> And remember:
> Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of
> arriving safely in an attractive and well-preserved body, but rather
> to skid in sideways -Chardonnay in one hand - chocolate in the other -
> body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOO-HOO,
> what a ride!!"

This precious philosophical ditty is usually attributed to that giant of
journalism, that wizard of whoopie, Hunter S. Thompson. Hunter wrote in
"Song of the Sausage Creature" that "Being shot out of a cannon will always
be better than being squeezed out of a tube." Hoho. Vigorous writing is
concise. (google the title to find the fuller description of his Ducati
motorcycle fetish)

Whale meet again,

Ned Bedinger
doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com

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