Tag Archives: interview

Interview with an Iron Kid

After writing up Colleen’s Iron Kid saga for yesterday’s News-Sentinel column, I thought it would be interesting to get her perspective on what it’s like to compete as a “metabolically challenged” 9-year-old athlete. The week after the Iron Kid Triathlon, … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Downsize Me: How Uncle Rick dropped a pants size eating at McDonald’s twice a day

“Hey, are you still doing that diet blog?” Uncle Rick asked at Rowan’s graduation party over the weekend. He wanted to report a major update since last year’s “Normal People” interview: How he’s dropped a pants size over the last … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Fitness Tunes and fried plantains: The ‘Eclectic City’ flashback interview

What do Nikola Tesla, Disco Demolition Night and Neil Young’s new rendition of “Oh Susannah” have in common? They’re all part of the mix on Gabriel Szoke’s most recent episode of “Eclectic City,” a pod cast of diverse tunes and … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Brazilian cuisine, as viewed on a business trip

My brother-in-law Gunnar Heller recently returned from a business trip to Joinville, Brazil. It was his first trip outside the country and he’s been full of interesting details about local customs, driving, and of course, the cuisine. Gunnar’s an accountant … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Historian Jon Pontzius’ dietary philosophy

When I first met historian, sculptor and retired social worker Jon Pontzius, I figured he was in his 50s. Turns out he’s 72. Pontzius attributes his energy and good health to a dietary regimen based on Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s book, … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment