Tom Landis 4
Dear Friends.  Our dear husband, father, brother and friend went over the final pass early Thursday morning, February 25th, at 6:26 AM.  Because you have followed our blog post for six years, you knew the struggle he was going through.  A few days earlier Tom had announced that he was […]

Tom’s Last Post on “Caring Bridge”


Atherosclerosis
Blocked artieries affect the eye, hearing, dizziness; myocardial infarction; renal failure; gangrene; impotence 1) All stretched out, you have 60,000 miles of blood vessels in your body. Your diet will affect the health of every inch of every vessel from your scalp to the soles of your feet. Bathe the […]

How to Keep Your Arteries Clean and Reverse Atherosclerosis


Colette Crabbe - 1976 Olympian in the 400IM and 200 breast 1
Spring is here, the days are getting longer, the sun is peeking thru the clouds. This is usually my favorite time of the year. It feels like renewal. A time open to new opportunities. Covid-19 is still here,but the vaccination campaign is under way.The pools and gyms are slowly reopening […]

Spring is the best time to be consistent with a ...



Kevin Cleary 1
This is the second in my series of articles discussing the attributes of a great athlete. If you haven’t read the first part, I would highly recommend that you do so, as the concepts in this article will be very difficult to put into practice without the solid foundation of […]

How To Be a Master Athlete (Gold Medal Not Required) ...


Marcie Adelman standing on a busy street in Taipei 2
Marcie Adelman, 55 Stafford Hills Club Hello, Nǐhǎo,你好, I am writing this from my new home away from home in Taipei, Taiwan.  I arrived in Taiwan on January 18th, with my husband Dave, who will be working here for the next four years.  It has been an interesting experience to […]

Swimmer Spotlight – Marcie Adelman


Ralph Mohr
A doctor I once saw loved the Finns. Finland has a homogeneous population, not too large (five and half million), and medical record-keeping that goes back to at least 1910. Finland is perfect for longitudinal studies on health, diet, and practically anything else you’d want. A recent article in “Scientific […]

Swim Bits – April 2021



Tom Landis 2
Arlene Delmage—Really makes me sad but I will try to focus on the light he shown on this world. Kermit Yensen—RIP Tom – his, and Maddie’s postings on caring Bridge were inspirational insights into dealing with a life-threatening challenge in a positive, clear eyed way. I will miss Tom. Sandi […]

OMS Tributes to Tom Landis


Little Brewster Island Lighthouse 2
We all know that the oldest and most famous marathon run in the USA is the Boston Marathon.  The 26 mile-365-yard race starts in the small town of Hopkinton and finishes in downtown Boston.  It has been contested annually on Patriots Day since April, 1897.  Every year thousands of men […]

The Boston Light Swim


Elmer Burton Humphrey
by Elmer Humphry Editor’s Note: When I talked with Elmer at Costco he said he wanted to send me some material on the Green Dragons, and asked for my address.  I wrote it on a product wrapper in his shopping cart.  A letter arrived a few days later telling more […]

More “Green Dragons”