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February 2011 Blog Posts (10)

No if and or buts

I thought I had exercise figured out and then somebody stuck a but in my face.

Added by Anthony Glover on February 25, 2011 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Something to take seriously

Falls, a threat to the health and independence among older adults, are the leading cause of debilitating injury among those over 65.

Added by Anthony Glover on February 20, 2011 at 8:22pm — No Comments

America's Great Outdoor Initiative

Speaking today(2/16/11) during a briefing about America's Great Outdoor Initiative, President Obama reminded Americans to keep responding to the call "to do their part to protect a small slice of the planet." 

See the complete video. http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2011/02/16/president-obama-americas-great-outdoors-initiative




Added by Tony on February 16, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Negro Mountain


Should this mountain be renamed? Click on the link below to read the story. 



Added by Tony on February 8, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Blacks in the forest: Reclaim it! Gotta Read!

I was listening to a movie on radio yesterday, 2-6-11. Yep, NPR runs old movies on Sundays and during a commercial break I heard a propaganda commercial. Part of the commercial included the statement, "The forests are segregated," ...Blacks only... Whites only... and then it just went into some other stuff from that period. Anyway, I've decided to start a search on segregated forests, parks, park rangers and so on. I think the document I've included in this blog post is an informative read.…


Added by Tony on February 7, 2011 at 3:25pm — 1 Comment

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike 2011

I am looking for someone or a group of AA who would like to do a thru-hike of the Appalachian trail this year 2011 I would like to make a documentary of the walkthrough plus I would like to make the hike for a cause where people would have the chance to donate .01-$100 per mile walked to charity. So if there is anoyone out there who would like to make this happen with me let me know because can't make it happen on my own & I could use all the help I can get Thanks Randy

Added by Randy carper on February 7, 2011 at 1:10am — No Comments

Living up to his name, "Courage."


Added by Tony on February 6, 2011 at 1:23pm — No Comments

New shoes can be sweet music to the feet.

Winthorpe P. Coltrane, some call him Roscoe, I call him Trane, started jogging on a treadmill at a local gym on the Lou's south side about ten years ago. He was 62 and had never been much of an athlete or a musician.

Four times a week, sometimes more, Trane hits the track for two miles or so as part of his fitness routine. His legs were getting sore, his feet began to hurt. He thought old age was catching up. But by his estimate, Trane had put nearly 300 miles on a pair of two year… Continue

Added by Anthony Glover on February 4, 2011 at 10:08am — No Comments

Passion for greening the "hood."

This video has been posted on the net for a few years, but it's still relevant.  


Added by Tony on February 3, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

...of courage - Astronaut Ron McNair

This is an inspiring video piece about Astronaut Ron McNair. 


Added by Tony on February 1, 2011 at 10:25am — No Comments

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