May 15, 2017

Six Months From Today….

I'm broadcasting this announcement to put myself on the hook publicly in hopes that the potential shame and embarrassment of not achieving a public goal will provide extra encouragement to maintain habits
February 2, 2017

“Bruce Lee-ism” of the Day

“Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own” ― Bruce Lee, Bruce Lee's Wisdom for the Way
December 12, 2016

The Stranger (Two Souls in Communion)

A soulful wanderer's love song by the Grateful Dead (performed by Joe Russo's Almost Dead) that has particular resonance with me on this day. What are they seeing
November 16, 2016


"Joy" was inspired by the connection between daughters and pure happiness as well as a sisters fight with neuroendocrine cancer. The song embodies the message of growth, hope, positivity and, of course,
November 8, 2016

Things People Do

People are surprised at the things that they'll do think you got them figured out, they'll show you what you knew at first they may seem rational, just wait a month or two 'cause there's just no
September 20, 2016

Standing Up, for a Change

New standing desk thingie arrived. It's a Varidesk. I thought it had asjustable keyboard height, but it doesn't.
September 9, 2016

Bike Acquired, and Some Bread

All in all, a successful outing. Acquired a specialized Hardrock 26 mountain bike. It just needs a tune-up and a little TLC. It set me back $80 and I found our local discount bread store. A giant loaf
September 4, 2016

Turning 33

I'm turning 33 this month and I want to feel as old as I am.
August 29, 2016

Bike Update

After much consideration, reading, and reflection, I've decided against a new bike, and possibly against the Dutch-style city cruiser I would really like to own. The reason for the Dutch bike is for storage/hauling,
August 25, 2016

I Want A Bike

I want a Dutch-style city bike for commuting 5.5 miles each way to work. I'm currently really intrigued by the Vanmoof Step-in Frame model.