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I passed the PMP Exam!!!! Wooo Hooo!

Monday, September 14, 2009      9 comments

Today I took a nasty test for my PMP certification www.pmi.org/CareerDevelo
pment/Pages/AboutCredentia
lsPMP.aspx This has been a very long process since I was doing other things in between. It's a 200 question test (ave... Read more

Today's 5K

Sunday, September 13, 2009      12 comments

Today was the 5K put on by my town each year to encourage locals to exercise and get fit. It's the race I did last year at this time that showed me that my incline treadmill walking had gotten me in hill running shape without my even realizing ... Read more

Rant: Working Out in the Sauna!

Thursday, September 10, 2009      8 comments

Today's is a rant from me. This is from my Saturday lap swimming. I swim laps at the indoor pool at my gym. That area includes the steam room, dry sauna, and the whirlpool. The sauna gets a lot of business. But here's what drives me nut... Read more

Aargh! Lost Blog! Topic: Self-forgiveness

Wednesday, September 09, 2009      11 comments

I just wrote a long and thought-provoking blog describing my weekend and ending with a discussion on self-forgiveness. And then I lost it. I copied it before posting so that if anything happened to it I'd still have it, but somehow the copy di... Read more

Workout, elbow, and work

Thursday, September 03, 2009      10 comments

Yes, a very odd title for today's blog. But those are the topics. Workout - last night I had a great workout. I did my incline walk and did my standard hopping off to do pushups and pullups throughout the workout. I was finally able to r... Read more

My workout history - How I got from there to here

Tuesday, September 01, 2009      8 comments

As I've mentioned before... I did not come out of a box at my current level of fitness. When I started this journey I was in terrible shape and hadn't worked out reliably in years. And, well... uh... that's one of the main reasons I had gotten... Read more

Studying, the new job, and the looming polygraph... EEEK!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009      7 comments

I'm not going to be able to post as much as I like again. I enjoyed the last week of lots of time on my hands. But that's rapidly coming to an end. I'm currently studying to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam on Sept 14... Read more

Just because it's only $0.25, doesn't mean you have to buy it!

Friday, August 21, 2009      22 comments

I took the kids out to dinner tonight to their favorite restaurant, Richie's Diner. They always get the same thing. Two grilled cheese sandwiches. But I order one with french fries and one with melon. The one with melon arrives with two wedg... Read more

4 blogs in one (my status, a 10K, bike stuff, and Beets & Agave)

Thursday, August 20, 2009      7 comments

This blog is going to be really long, but with distinct topics. So I'm labeling them by section accordingly. Topics: -Where I currently Stand -The Buffalo Alley 10K -The Bike Stuff -More Evidence Against Miracle Diet Solutions ... Read more

I will stay employed!!!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009      11 comments

Since this is my second blog in a day, this will be short. And I'm not going to go into the history; it's all there in my previous blogs this month. But I found out today that the position I interviewed for last week is going to pick me up. S... Read more

Making time for exercise - it's all a matter of perspective!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009      9 comments

Now that things in my life are starting to calm down, I can start to pull my blogs out of focusing on the swirl that has been my life, and get back to more contemplative topics. Today's is about perspective and how it affects the choices we mak... Read more

Great news on Beth

Tuesday, August 18, 2009      9 comments

I took Beth off the massive doses of iron last month when I noticed that she had gained back some of the height and weight she'd lost last year (when she was 18 months old she was 75th percentile on everything. A year later she had dropped to b... Read more

My Life According to Bob Segar...

Saturday, August 15, 2009      4 comments

I got this amusing little game from Facebook and posted it there, but my answers turned out to be so generally appropriate and accurate that I figured I'd share it here as well. Just a little something light and fluffy for a change... U... Read more

If You Buy a Boy A Bike...

Thursday, August 13, 2009      8 comments

If You Buy a Boy a Bike [In the style of the book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"] If you buy a boy a bike, then you'll probably have to get your own bikes cleaned and serviced If you get your own bikes serviced, then you'll proba... Read more

Things starting to turn around? (and final playlist at bottom)

Thursday, August 13, 2009      6 comments

For those of you not familiar with my blog, I'm an engineer/manager with a high-tech government contracting company. Cutbacks and reallocation of government funds have done a number on our industry this year. We've already had three rounds of ... Read more


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