Thanks to the generosity of RAGNAR and Reebok this year, I was given a pair of Reebok One Guide 3.0 shoes. This came at a fortuitous time since my older shoes were long overdue for retirement. Excitedly, I took them out for a run this morning. While it is a bit premature to provide a full review on a pair of shoes after a single run, I do believe it is important to provide those first impressions when evaluating shoes. Continue reading “Initial Review: Reebok One Guide 3.0”
Today marked the last run for a pair of my running shoes. They’ve lasted a heck of a lot longer than they were intended for, and there have been quite some memorable runs on them (two RAGNARs, a marathon, and a bunch more). I debated about hanging on to them, as a moment of those runs, but I’ve decided not to. However, it got me thinking about the other mementos I keep around. Continue reading “Momentos”
I’ve been fortunate enough to see a lot of the Olympics this year, thanks to the wide amount of events being streamed over the Internet and a simple Nexus tablet sitting on my desk. I’ve seen quite a bit of history making, lots of first medals for a country or victories for an individual after a really long dry spell, and world records being smashed to bits. My favorite thing to have seen, was an event that embodies athleticism, competition, and heart beyond gold, silver, and bronze. Continue reading “My Favorite Moment of the 2016 Olympics”
I had a guest post over at my company’s blog, reflecting a bit on why the ugly “D” word in programming is probably one of the best things out there…
Simply write about the first thing that comes to your mind …. NOW!
We’re one week into the Olympics! I’ve always been a bit of an Olympics junkie. I’ve passively consumed (I still gotta work ya know 8^D) about 20 hours worth of sports up to this point and maybe about an hour of it has actually been “primetime” viewing.
Last night the family enjoyed a bittersweet and powerful end to the short run series Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street. As the credits rolled for the last time I thought to myself how wonderful this series is and how I suspect we’ll be going through it again sometime soon.
A little over a year ago, I was able to get my personal weather station up and running and I’ve been enjoying it thoroughly. This year, I was able to take it to the next level and get the weather station up on the cloud thanks to some gifts and a little geekish knowhow.