This year, people truly want a fresh start to their lives. For many, that includes the practice of making resolutions about their bodies, like losing weight, eating healthier and getting more exercise.

In the winter of 1965, a local second-grader was put into the small hospital in Frankfort for two weeks. His older brother, his mother and he were all sick and the doctor’s diagnosis was to get those kids out of the house so their mom could get some rest.

When I was in school, it was a common English class assignment to write letters to our future selves. I vaguely remember doing it, although the future Ford I wrote the letter to was probably the 25-year-old me, not the 60-something one.

It can be easy to put ourselves down for not doing big things. We might see others on social media sharing about their big promotions or vacations, or see friends training for marathons. We may be excited for those individuals but at the same time might look down on ourselves for not doing t…

As if it needed another distinction, the year 2020 will go down in my book as the year that numbers were no longer just numbers. During these days of pandemic uncertainty and political absurdity the weaponization of seemingly every individual’s grasp on “the numbers” has never been worse.

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