I am reading the book Treasure Hunt by John Lescroart and one of the characters (who was still at his job late in the evening) just made the comment, "A man who loves what he does never works a day in his life."
Reading about an Iron Girl has caused me to reflect on my one and only Ironman Triathlon. Penticton, British Columbia, 1992 at age 41. It was supposed to be in 1991 at age 40 to show that age was not slowing me down (like the Grand Canyon run fo... Read more
First, a trivia question: What does Lindsay Lohan and IPA-RAY have in common? Answer at end.
After surviving a 6 hour car trip with my lovely wife, I have reduced the dozen or so comments I had about driving to 3 and balanced it with 3 rela... Read more
I have never run with a heart monitor. I have a Garmin watch with GPS but I also have absolutely no idea where it is. My favorite runs do not involve a map or a great deal of planning. I tell myself something like, "I think I'll run in the wood... Read more
Instead of writing my Blog today, I am reproducing a newspaper article published after my Aunt Dot died. I think she would be proud to have Sparkers know her and was the first person I ever knew concerned about Nutrition. She lived in Rumford, M... Read more
I seldom post messages without Emoticons but have never included any links in my messages prior to today. This is either because I didn't realize that the "Add Link" button (right alongside the Emoticon button) meant "Add Hyperlink" or because a... Read more
After reading about my inspirational friend ROYALETBONE's harrowing sailing adventure in rough, cold seas north of San Francisco, I thought I would share a story about a potential drowning. But first let me say that I can't see ROYALETBONE's nam... Read more
1. It is great to be on-line again even if the work network blocks sites like FaceBook. Even that block doesn't take effect until 9:00 a.m. Without it, I think a couple of the employees would be on Facebook AT LEAST 4 hours a day.
2. How do p... Read more
Can't say I missed the television but I missed getting on line with Sparkpeople and FarmVille on Facebook. 22 inches of snow fell and I managed to spend about 4 hours shoveling snow to make up for the running that was not possible.