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Author Archives: mbmccoll

Chesterton on being convinced

It is very hard for a man to defend anything of which he is entirely convinced. It is comparatively easy when he is only partially convinced. He is partially convinced because he has found this or that proof of the thing, and he can expound it. But a man is not really convinced of a … Continue reading »

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Indian Flats Falls

My dad and I took a quick day trip up the Middle Prong Creek Trail to Indian Flat Falls. It was a beautiful hike and the trees were still very colorful. It is an easy 8miles up and back with a gentle grade the whole way. My understanding is that it was a former railroad … Continue reading »

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Book Review: “Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health” by William Davis, MD

I listened to the audio version of Wheat Belly this week during my daily commute and walks. Dr. Davis lays out an argument against the use of wheat containing products in any of its various forms. He contends that wheat (especially the hybridized form developed for high yield in the 1960’s) is the single source … Continue reading »

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Grayson Highlands State Park

October 2011– The family took a trip recently up to Virginia to visit some state parks. It was a great time. We hiked for about a 4 miles. It was very windy and cold. We walked around for about 3 hours prior to deciding to head to the car. We hadn’t seen the ponies yet … Continue reading »

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