New Children’s book

I think I need to buy this book.

Crash

Wow, upgrading PHP on my server was a mistake today. I spent the better part of 12 hours trying to fix what took less than five minutes to break. All so I could have a layout that looks cool on an iPad. Now that’s it’s almost tomorrow, I’m going to go to sleep.

The next thing 1

Boston was a big goal for me, one I’ve been trying to reach for years. Having run it in my best marathon time I worried for a few days that it would begin to feel like something of a letdown. I’ve been thinking about this marathon for years, after all, and training in earnest for ...

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!
Happy Earth Day! Make a difference. Start composting. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Park your car and ride your bike, walk, run. Enjoy the outdoors!

Boston Marathon recap 6

It was a day of broken records and records broken, of sun burns and wind burns, of magnificent highs and magnificent runs. It was the 115th running of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon, run every year since 1887. This year, for my 12th marathon, I ran Boston. And when I say I ...

The world is about to end…

The world is about to end...
   For about five minutes this morning I was unable to access Google. This was a campus wide issue–all computers on my company’s network were unable to access Google. Briefly I thought that this was a global issue, that Google was–dare I use the word–down. As it turns out, it was only an internal network ...

That dream again

It almost always happens before a big race, and it happened again last night. I dreamt that I was running a half marathon that had a confusing course. I was standing around near the start when the announcer suddenly started counting back from five and all of the runners were startled. There were hundreds of ...

Exercise is good…

but exercise your choppers, too.

Now it feels worse than it looks

Now it feels worse than it looks
Nearly two months ago, I got hit by a school bus stop sign. It wasn’t a lot of fun dealing with a crying baby on the back of a bike, nor was it fun calling my wife to tell her that I’d gotten into a minor accident. It took more than a month for the ...

Plain Extraordinary

Having a father who spent years running his own advertising agency, and a brother who runs a video production company that makes commercials, has prepared me for the allure of advertising. I’m not one who gets sucked easily into buying a product just because an ad makes a claim that it’s better or faster or ...