Project 313 – Post No. 140

This is another busy week and I should get a few of these in the can to give me a bit of breathing room in case I get squeezed for time (whatever that means). 

I’ve done a few Project 313 posts that have a fair amount of words and I should do a few posts that skimp on words so as to balance them out. 

Let’s see . . . did you know we humans have about two-point-two-one billion heartbeats in us? I mean, it’s not a guarantee; some have less and some have more but, on average, we’ll enjoy 2,210,000,000 heartbeats. Normal resting heart rate for adults (excluding athletes) ranges from 60 bpm to 100 bpm. That range divided into the average gives a lifespan of between 70 and 42 years. 

Meaning, a lower heart rate is usually better. When you exercise, you raise your heart rate (I had a tough time getting mine above 150 regardless of my age — it nearly killed me when they gave me a stress test because they wanted me to get up into the 170s and I barely managed 140 bpm running full out on an inclined treadmill) and that shortens your life . . . except that keeping in good shape usually lowers your overall heart rate. My resting heart rate (vegging on the sofa not doing anything, drool dripping down my chin) is between 54 and 56 bpm. 

Writing the blog (right now), my heart rate is 64 bpm . . . I hope readers appreciate the amount of life I sacrifice both in the present and by shortening the length of my stay on this rock; roughly four years from the average. 

Of course, I’m listening to epic music, eating, and my brain is furiously working on solving the mysteries of our existence and of the Universe itself! . . . while I snack on some granola. That alone can raise your heart rate a few beats a minute. 

And now, the photo:

Project 313 140

Pineapple quilt in B&W . . . not as colorful but still interesting. 

Some of the old Willy ‘n Ethel were truly inspired . . . 

My humor was shaped by comics like that one and it seeps into my writing in surprising and always welcomed ways. Thanks, Joe Martin.

As for the doodle, a quick throw-back to the Watermelon Wheel. This time, it’s a . . .

. . . Watermelon Wheel In A Clear Sky.

Watermelon Wheel In A Clear Sky

And . . . that’s it

Some of these posts will likely be longer as the mood hits me, but most will be thus; short, uninteresting, bland, and relentless.

You can read about Project 313 HERE.

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6 Responses to Project 313 – Post No. 140

    • disperser says:

      It’s been proven that telling someone to “relax” has the opposite effect . . . are you trying to shorten my life even further?

      . . . but, thanks . . .

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  1. I appreciate it!

    PHOTO: In B&W it has cool textures…more texture-y than in color.
    CARTOON: HA! Al has cornered the market in BOTH fields!
    DOODLE: I love the watermelon colors!

    HUGS and have a Happy Sat-Day! :-)

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    • disperser says:

      Thank you, Carolyn.

      I know . . . at first glance, it looks like marble. Almost.

      Al is a wise man . . . but, you can tell the cartoon is dated; who uses plaster any more; mostly drywall and that would surely require patching.

      Watermelons speak of Summer . . . definitely Summer’s colors.

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  2. macquie says:

    Nicely cropped out of the pineapple quilt Emilio. Monochrome works out very well too! I like this so much.

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