I had the distinct pleasure of running in the Ragnar Northwest Passage relay race this weekend with my company. My thoughts/recap can be found here:
It’s a little crazy to think that my big Ragnar race is less than a month away! As I’ve been on my training runs, there’s one constant: I make sure to hit two major hills during my run. Sometimes they are short and steep, sometimes they are a longer and gradual. Either way, a hill placed at the wrong time can suck all energy and momentum out of your run. Here are some tricks (and a pseudo clever acronym) I use to get through them. Continue reading
Time flies when you’re having some Fresh fun! This week I’ve started my second year with Fresh Consulting as a remote worker. This has been my first foray into remote working, so I’ve been documenting some milestones/tips along the way. While my first year seemed to be a huge eye opening experience in the way the private sector work, technologies to work with, and projects to work on, this year seemed a lot more focused. Continue reading
Me: Okay, so we now know the item that is not stolen is the didgeridoo. Continue reading
Bananas that are a little too ripe to eat are GREAT for smoothies or banana bread. You can freeze them and use them when you need to. However, when it comes time to peel these frozen bananas, you either freeze your fingers off or make a mess (or both). Here’s a trick I use to make this quick and painless. Continue reading
Wow Rylee, you did a great job of (teaching me how to make a paper airplane)
[In my Darth Vader voice] Yes, and I have taught her well, my young apprentice.
[Looks at Jen and rolls her eyes] Oye!
While on the road to my L5R Kotei this weekend, one of my friends commented that they were interested in jazz, but didn’t have much to work off of except for soundtrack being used on one of his favorite shows. So I started thinking, “How can I give my friend a good introduction to jazz without overwhelming him?” As a result, I came up with the following collection that covers most of your bases, and I threw in a couple of favorites for kicks. Continue reading
So here we are, the end of another year and while I don’t blog for a living, I try to be serious enough about it that stats matter. Plus it’s fascinating to see how the year pans out in my blog. Here’s some interesting info for a year in review. Continue reading
A double post today, and we’ll start getting nestling into the winter night with Jingle Bells by Mannheim Steamroller. This is a lovely group that has been around forever and does a lot of nice synthesizer work, amongst other things.