With thanks from nanhbh, luckydogfarm, btrthaneve, and pelesjewel
The names I go by:
Three places I've lived in the past:
- San Jose
- Pemaquid Point ME
Three sports I have play... Read more
Like many of my blogs, this one has a lesson to learn: you will rue the day that you made fun of your Spark Team Leader.
To the story, we are in Ohio, it is January, it should be cold, it is not. I am focused on rearranging the furniture a... Read more
This is a history tale from July 2008 just before my first triathlon in August. It is a follow-on to "Tri-Tales #1: Bricks" www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=3602821
By July 2008, I wa... Read more
This is a history tale from May 2008. Hopefully, you've read about me as a Couch Potato, www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=3223199 . My first major goal was a triathlon in the fall of 2008.... Read more
You are ( not ) allowed to use my answers ... you must use different ones!!!
Remember, you can't use the same answers as the person who sent it to you....
1. Name something you use in the shower?... Water
2. Something people ha... Read more
No DW, I'm not going to buy another bike, just give advice on how to buy a bike.
Types of bikes
There are three major types of bikes:
(1) A Mountain Bike, has wide tires, front shocks, and is best for biking off-road. See the video in ... Read more
I made this a Graduate Course since it has pictures! Prerequisite is Couch Potato 101, www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=3223199 .
As it mentioned, I was a scrawny & uncoordinated geek... Read more
Just as everyone has posted, it's hot here in Ohio too, and I should have gone to our basement and done a Kettlebell workout. But, I wanted to run, so I went to the Y. We are blessed here in Springfield to have a running track at the Y, just a... Read more
While DW and I were on vacation in Maine, we ran the Brunswick 5K, Run for the Sun. Ironically, it was the only day of vacation that was not sunny! It was a perfect day for running, an out and back run on a wide bike path, flat with just a 1/2... Read more
We're headed to Maine on Thursday for two weeks! It will be so nice to get away from 97% humidity to some fresh wind & waves (and fog today)! Here's a webcam view of where we will be:
The on... Read more
Given that I have a Master's in Mathematics, this should be a treatise on applying Partial Differential Equations to triathlons, but fortunately for you, the only thing that I remember about partial diff-eq is that we were allow to have one page... Read more
I've figured out some of this new-fanged gadgetry, but I have 5 questions about my new iPod nano:
1) How do I keep the ear-buds from falling out of my ears? Works OK when walking, but they quickly fall out when running. Does it help to cl... Read more
Today is Saturday and my friend was speaking at the Full Gospel Businessman's Fellowship breakfast, so I decided to attend. I don't normally because it is at the local hog-trough (my designator for smorgasbords) Golden Corral.
Before I wen... Read more
Figured that I need to update my mini fast break of 15 minutes of morning exercise and discovered that today is day 14! the end! WooHoo!
BTW, here is the Spark-Link that got me started,
www.sparkpeople.com/mysp ark/stage_ac... Read more
Haven't been on the Mt. Bike for about a month, so I decided to go out tonight. Normally, I go to John Bryan State Park, but it's a half hour drive, so I decided to revisit Melchizedek Hills. This is just a mile away in the cemetery. If you re... Read more