Worried about my health?
has established that "gangly men are less likely to develop Alzheimer's
". The "study
(that) a healthy upbringing protects against the degenerative disease
". I was weaned on a postwar diet of free milk and orange juice, and rationing was in force so there wasn't junk food around. Also, my parents brought me up as a vegetarian, which I remain to this day.
Given that Alzheimer's is a degenerative disease of the brain, consider yourselves lucky that, other factors notwithstanding, cross your fingers and hope not to die, you'll be able to read Jakartass for quite a while yet.
Whilst I'm waxing autobiographical, you may be interested in the following email I sent yesterday.Greetings namesake,
I was checking the stats of my blog 'Jakartass' and discovered that someone had googled
'Obviously, in my paranoia I thought that someone was out to get me. Except they weren't and didn't.
Sure, they got Jakartass - my last post in fact. So I clicked on the other google links and got this
, which turns out to be a very readable, albeit somewhat right-wing, blog, "the idle musings of a former soldier, former computer geek, former pastor and now full-time writer. Contents guaranteed to offend the politically correct and anal-retentive from time to time. Life should be taken with a large helping of laughter and sufficient firepower to keep it tamed."
And he posted this about yet another namesake.
I'm not as stupid as that one. You're obviously not either!And neither is our namesake who was co-author of the original SpongeBob books.
We're out of town until Monday meeting, here
if you're really interested, and greeting Son no.1 and his family, including the first sighting of Our Kid's first niece.