Exercise in Blogging!

This site is created to learn blogging and to use its various features and gadgets. This will be a work in progress. I will also be adding some stories and news about our travels.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Soda Consumption and its Link to Obesity in CA

This study reports geographic variations in consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among children, adolescents, and adults. It examines the correlation between soda consumption and obesity. Researchers found that adults who drink a soda or more per day are 27 percent more likely to be overweight than those who do not drink sodas, regardless of income or ethnicity. More information is posted at: http://healthpolicy.ucla.edu/pubs/Publication.aspx?pubID-375

Friday, November 27, 2009

In Memory of Lieutenant Commander Che Barnes

A fellow Davis Town and Gown Toastmaster.He was the young man who died Oct. 29, leading a Coast Guard Rescue Mission near San Clemente Island.
Additional information is posted at http://www.evanflys.com/che_Barnes and at: http://sacbee.com/yolo/story/2297263.html

Davis Town and Gown Toastmasters

Davis Town & Gown Toastmasters meet every Tuesday at 6:05 pm at the Hattie Weber Museum 445 C Street, Davis CA.

It is an extremely supportive group where you improve not only your public speaking skills but also build leadership qualities. Please come and check it out. You are most welcome to visit us and sit in the sessions before you decide to join the group.

Thursday, November 19, 2009