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Official 5K times are up - 36:58!

Saturday, April 11, 2009      4 comments

Despite my worries about running a real 5K outside the comfort and convenience of the gym, dragging in last long after everyone else had finished, et cetera, I actually took five minutes off my in-gym time. It does strike me, though, that t... Read more

Another 5K!

Friday, April 10, 2009      2 comments

I was prepared for my 5K results in an actual race to be slower than what I'd done on the treadmill, what with the asphalt and the 75-degree weather and the lack of water and all. The official results that were supposed to be up an hour and a h... Read more

Michelle Obama's arms have a blog

Thursday, April 09, 2009      1 comments

Not a blog about her arms, a blog by her arms: Thunder (right) and Lightning (left). I give you First Guns: http://firstguns.tumblr.
com/ Read what her arms think of the media coverage they get, and get a few fitness tip... Read more

Madeline Albright

Wednesday, April 08, 2009      4 comments

(Note: this blog post is even better if you imagine solemn, patriotic music.) Madeline Albright was the first female Secretary of State in the US. She now teaches at ... Read more

The Hunger Monster

Tuesday, April 07, 2009      3 comments

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atch?v=49WjrRJ_DLw&feature
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m=PL&index=2 I'm not pushing Weight Watchers - I can safely say I'm more likely ... Read more

Victory at the gym!

Monday, April 06, 2009      5 comments

I went up a level on the StairMaster. Normally, this means at least one rough session, with gasping, panting, suffering, and some amount of leaning on the bars for "balance" (which I then try to reduce every session). This time, though, it... Read more

Coach Nicole at it again

Sunday, April 05, 2009      3 comments

It's too bad they give you three points for reading the Daily Spark, because that means I read the Daily Spark. http://www.dailyspark.co
m/blog.asp?post=coach_nico
le_reveals_her_workout_routine Every time Coach N... Read more

How many calories in a pigeon?

Thursday, April 02, 2009      3 comments

http://pics.livejournal.
com/e_apraksina/pic/004t00r6/ ... Read more

Dude, shut up

Wednesday, April 01, 2009      5 comments

I was awakened this morning at four a.m. by a guy shouting a few yards from my window. "Bob! What's it about?" Over and over and over and over and over. I realize there are hygienic reasons that we no longer have the Middle Age practice ... Read more

Rivendell this month?

Tuesday, March 31, 2009      2 comments

Darwinista is hoping to reach Rivendell before May 1st. I just passed the 300-mile mark today, leaving me with less than 100 miles to go. I'm hoping to make it, but with Easter Break coming up, don't know if I'll be up to my usual mileage aver... Read more

In which we learn more about Gorn!

Monday, March 30, 2009      0 comments

"All text spans annotated in the PDTB (i.e., the spans for connectives and their arguments, the spans for AltLex relations, and the spans for attribution) are also linked to the “parsed” PTB files in a similar stand-off style, with the reference... Read more

A little more 5K stuff

Sunday, March 29, 2009      1 comments

Today I'm sore - sorer than I remember being when I did 5K on the treadmill. Probably due to the hills. It's not awful, though, and I'm hoping that doing some walking will help. A classmate who's in the university running club just sent m... Read more

More or less 5K

Saturday, March 28, 2009      2 comments

After unexpected morning drama (laundromat opens two hours late!) I got to campus to find an enthusiastic if disorganized group of runners setting up the 5K. The route marking was minimal. Really minimal. They described the route beforeha... Read more

Make that six 5Ks

Friday, March 27, 2009      3 comments

A classmate invited me to a 5K on campus tomorrow. I probably won't get a T-shirt - they're only giving them to the first fifty registrants - but on the bright side, all the money raised goes to a charity that fights malaria. Tomorrow I'll... Read more

Five consecutive 5Ks!

Thursday, March 26, 2009      2 comments

I'm totally thinking about signing up for this: http://www.crystalcity.o
rg/eventdetail.asp?IdEvent
=469 They're having a 5K race every Friday for five weeks. $50 registers for all five, or you can do just one for $15... Read more


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