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Combatting Age-related Muscle and Bone Density...
I enjoy paddleboarding, running, and weightlifting as ways of staying in shape and relieving stress. I took up weightlifting after college and continue to work out regularly utilizing free weights and bands, and through push-up and sit-up repetitions. These activities assist in maintaining ideal bone density and muscle conditioning as I get older. As we edge toward retirement, physical...
Off-roading and the Anza-Borrego Desert Region
By James Yount I am a hiking, rock climbing, and off-roading enthusiast, enjoying the desert environments that Southern California offers, including Joshua Tree National Park and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Located approximately 2 hours northeast of San Diego, Anza-Borrego encompasses 600,000 acres and stands as California’s largest state park. It is the second largest state park in the lower...
by James Yount Best known for his novel The Tourist, which was a New York Times best seller, American author Olen Steinhauer remains one of the most interesting writers whom I have read. Born in Maryland, Steinhauer was raised in Virginia and subsequently attended college in Pennsylvania and Texas. He later moved to Boston to study for a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Emerson College...
Lessons from my Mother
by Jim Yount My mother was a Catholic grade school teacher who taught me early to pursue my dreams. As I grew up, she constantly reminded me never to give up, which was a lesson I applied again and again throughout my life. With my mother’s guidance, I persevered with everything I did: school, work, athletics, and life in general. My mother did more than talk about this philosophy; she also lived...
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