More in-depth reflections on the longer-term effects of following a VLCD (very low calorie diet) program involving a 12-week controlled rapid weight loss phase with 900 cal/day of food intake. I discuss finding new definitions for success and learning how to move forward more constructively.
In which I cover an in-depth article written by The New Yorker‘s George Packer on Amazon.com founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, including my own conflicted feelings on the topic. Also referenced are a Radiolab piece on Amazon’s fulfillment centres + a photo gallery of same.
My immediate reflections after completing a second 12-month round of treatment with PfHW in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I also make recommendations for new or returning participants to the program.
A solid, moving performance of excellent original compositions in a sophisticated standard jazz style with Dave Douglas on trumpet; Jon Irabagon on tenor sax; Uri Caine on piano; Linda Oh on bass; and Johnathan Blake on drums.
A review of John Scofield’s new Überjam quartet featuring guitarist and producer Avi Bortnick, from their performance at the main stage at the 2013 Halifax Jazz Festival.