Map it! Map it good!

I've been using Gmaps Pedometer to map my runs and bike rides. It's a simple goodle ad app that lets you outline your intended path and calculates the mileage for you. It's been great. Thanks to Caleb Brown and Jack Gilbert for turning me on to it. However! I'm about to upgrade. When I first... Continue Reading →



From [At 11:42 AM] a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 shook large parts of Southern California, shaking a wide swath from Ventura County to San Diego. It was centered near Chino Hills, about 30 miles east of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no reports of major damage... Continue Reading →


I just noticed this quote on the back of my Good Earth Tea tag: Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom. - Hugo De Groot (1583-1645) Now what on earth does that mean? Does he mean the choice to be ignorant? Does he mean wisdom occurs out of ignorance? Which subjects? Anyone?... Continue Reading →


MORNING LIGHT - The beginning of the trailer makes it look like a reality show but the end of the trailer actually had me crying. QUANTUM OF SOLACE - Is Bond trying to be Bourne? MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA - Wow.  Just wow.  Looks like a real story. MAN ON WIRE - Looks interesting. ELEGY... Continue Reading →


Today I ran 2 miles. For those of you, you know who you are, who've been really awesome about asking me about my running, holding me accountable, I write this post. I have regrouped, recalibrated, reassessed, and reevaluated; and consequently I have changed my intended running schedule.  I'd been planning on running a marathon in... Continue Reading →


At a certain event that I'll blab about later, Ryan and I took the kayaks out and paddled around. It was awesome. We're both quite sore.


Customer Relationship Management Software. Lesser of two evils? I just received this email from a local sports-oriented small business for which I'd signed up to receive such e-newsletters. Golly, I feel special! The email continues with actual news and monthly highlights, an announcement of a new class, and the requisite contact info at the end. ... Continue Reading →


You can quote the rest can't you!? I had to memorize this poem in 7th grade and it tickled me pink to do it. I love reciting poetry. I understand that national competitions exist for young people in order to encourage them to read poetry. Are there competitions for me? Anyway, I wanted to post... Continue Reading →

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