Sunday, January 20, 2008

Holy Smoke!

Smoking has been a big part of my life. Well, I should say of those around me. I've never tried once to smoke, which is only a matter of timing, I suspect, for both my mom, dad, and all my adult relatives smoked. They'd just started teaching in the schools that smoking kills, and that was enough for me. I went home, found Dad's open pack of cigarettes, and broke them all in half, thinking that would get the message to him and he'd quit. I remember Dad yelling at me that I'd better not ever do that again.

Smoking continued to be a big part of Dad's life until his heart attack. He wrote about his smoking career on his blog today. Go here.

1 comment:

Dan said...

I'm fascinated by the topic of hearts and how they are affected by smoke, diet, heredity. I just read The Surgeons by Charles Morris and it really explains what is going on with the industry of fixing hearts. You might like it.

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