Category Archives: Miscellany

Somewhere to rest my weary head

Cabins, campsites, bear warnings, lovely lodges, sketchy discount hotel bookings, and spots mooched in the guest bedrooms of family and friends.  Almost exactly a month ago we set off on a cross-country road trip with an end-destination of San Diego … Continue reading

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Say Yes More

A couple years ago, my friend Patrick heard about this guy, Dave Cornthwaite, who at the time was paddling a standup paddleboard the length of the Mississippi River as part of his Expedition 1000 project to complete 25 1,000-mile non-motorized … Continue reading

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Insert snappy title here

DietBet I have a DietBet starting next week.  I’ve had mixed success, winning one and not winning another (but I still lost weight, so I was pretty happy anyway).  If you’re not familiar with DietBet, basically you “bet” $25 that … Continue reading

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My snow days photo album

No matter how much I love my job (and most days I really, really do, especially this year), I’m really never quite ready to go back after a weekend or a holiday break, even a break as fun-filled as the … Continue reading

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Playing catch-up

I’ve had a hard time posting regularly, so things keep slipping by without me posting them (horrors).  In loosely chronological order… 1. We had our family Halloween party, an event which looms over me like the sword of Damocles for … Continue reading

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A Long Way to Go for Lunch

A month or so ago, my friend Mickey decided it would be a fun training day to bike the Katy Trail from St. Charles to Hermann for lunch. Knowing I’d ridden that stretch before, he asked how far it was … Continue reading

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Three Things Thursday

1. Cyclocross: Tired of reading about cyclocross already?  Sorry…the season goes into December.  And even though I already wrote about last Sunday’s race, then I saw some more pictures that were taken there and had to share. How great is … Continue reading

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