Ted’s essays

how I spent my vacation

In no particular order, but that in which the photos uploaded… Spring motorcycling weather arrived very early in the Bitterroot this year. I am not counting on winter being truly done with us, but am grabbing these delightful riding days as they come my way. On the left is nearby Lake Como completely covered in ice, though the snow on the ground has all melted. On the right is a stop atop “Almosta Road” which is dirt/gravel all the way, graced with almost no traffic whatsoever and pleasant scenery. No photos, but much of my time is spent on what I call “estate management”. That can include plowing snow, fabricating shelves, welding, woodworking, communing with my shop tools, managing […]

Keto diet as alternative to fasting for health

I have posted quite a bit about fasting, my fasts, the “hows” and why one should fast. However, fasting is difficult, and does have very real physical limits on frequency and duration. The proven, demonstrated healing benefits of fasting are amazing, and incredible those being introduced to the topic. The primary ‘magic’ comes from the body converting from a sugar/carbohydrate based fuel supply to a fat based one. After 3-4 days, the body enters a state of KETOSIS and the process of AUTOPHAGY begins – where tired, damaged and defective parts of every cell in your body are one-by-one, bit-by-bit replaced with new, healthy ones. … See my fasting instead of pharmacy post … Keto diets have very similar effects […]

clock contortions

Sigh … it is our bi-annual forced homage to the ruling class that we all must scurry about our small worlds adjusting every clock therein so we may continue to speak the same language regarding time-of-day as our peers speak… in all actuality, saving no daylight whatsoever. Here is a supremely accurate analog clock to help with your big chore for the day: Do not forget to reset each and every clock in your life today or you will be late tomorrow. I also added it to the Bitterroot Bugle’s left column so you can find it any time of any day … so long as my site and the Internet last. A regular un-favorite day of mine when […]