REVJVH's Blogs

Stepping up on the hub of the wagon wheel
Friday, March 02, 2012      17 comments

What happened to the last months? My last blog post was May 7, 2011. That's getting darned close to a year ago. Those days vanished. Since May 7, I've ended one job, worked to start my own business, passed all my exams to be a Certified... Read more
It's not a failure. It's a detour.
Saturday, May 07, 2011      10 comments

I'm trying to become a fan of failure. My friend the research chemist told me years ago that his job to was to fail in roughly 99% of the work he did. Each time he t... Read more
New Bike! Yay!!!! (video blog)
Saturday, May 07, 2011      8 comments

I can't stop waxing enthusiastic over my new bike. I should probably stop waxing and start riding!... Read more
Yet Another Kick Start (video blog)
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      9 comments

How many times do you have to kick-start a mule? As often as necessary, I guess!... Read more
It Really Is Worth It (video blog)
Thursday, April 21, 2011      14 comments

How great is it when you realize it's all paying off?... Read more
Mission Accomplished (video blog)
Saturday, April 16, 2011      5 comments

Today was get busy, clear the decks, make way for tax prep day. Uffda!... Read more
Honesty Day (video blog)
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      13 comments

Yikes. Sometimes you just have to face yourself and get Cleopatra out of De Nile.... Read more
Happy Trails to Me (video blog)
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      6 comments

A great bike ride today!... Read more
30 Days of Biking - Day 7 (video blog)
Thursday, April 07, 2011      4 comments

I joined the 30 Days of Biking challenge at Today was the first day I did some good biking -- about 9 commuting miles. It feels so good to be back on the bike after six months!... Read more
It's April! I Just Might be a Fool! (video blog)
Saturday, April 02, 2011      10 comments

This is my first attempt at a video blog. We'll see if it works this time. I'm sorry about the zooming in and out. The camera does that automatically, I guess. Hope it doesn't make you seasick!... Read more
Signs of spring or a cruel hoax?
Monday, February 14, 2011      5 comments

It happens every year. Sometime in February, after the weather has been awful and the snow has piled up and there's been no incentive to spend more time outside than absolutely necessary because it's been below zero for days and days and it jus... Read more
The case of the disappearing instructors (and burgers)
Saturday, February 12, 2011      9 comments

I almost never go to the gym on Saturdays. I can probably count the number of times I've done it on one hand. Today, I did. I went to spin class at 8:30, had another new instructor I don't know about my luck this week -- today's regular instr... Read more
End of one day, start of a new one - accountability
Friday, February 11, 2011      7 comments

Last night after I blogged about my success in keeping my commitment, a friend came over to watch the Top Chef episode I'd saved from the night before. This was the first time he'd been over and we're kind of new friends and I'd had a pretty in... Read more
How Not to Motivate Me
Thursday, February 10, 2011      12 comments

The alarm went off this morning at 4:45. I use a clock app for my iPad that plays Harry Potter books to put me to sleep, shuts off the iPod, wakes me up with an alarm, and shows me the weather. When the clock face says 4:45 and the weather say... Read more
February Commitment - Day 8
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      6 comments

I was going to blog last night, but then this happened. A slip of my sharp knife, and there went a bit of my fingernail and a little slice of fingertip. I think this lov... Read more

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