Up at 5:30 again for a 10-mile run in freezing cold. At least it’s not raining! #FleetFeetMarathonTraining Continue reading Training
A couple years ago I went to Vegas for a meetup with some coworkers. We worked on some projects, I triaged some bugs for their team, we saw a magic show together — the usual Vegas stuff. During our visit Mike Adams entered a new ticket into our internal tracking system noting the need for a baby unicorn to be developed on my behalf. As … Continue reading Acquiring a unicorn
Actual text: January 26, 2015 Dear mom and dad I want a kitten becs it wud be so cut and I wud col it mitis. I wud help you git a kitten. Your responsible daughter. (redacted) Oh dear…after formally giving me this letter, she brought me her piggy bank and said she would also help pay for a kitten. Continue reading Kitten Request
In the second group meeting of Fleet Feet’s marathon training program, we met at a high school track for a timed pace trial. The finish time for one mile today determines which pace group will be best for training with over the course of the program. I finished a 5K in just under 30 minutes a few weeks ago, so I knew I could come … Continue reading First week pace trial
The marathon training program I’m doing through Fleet Feet Sports called for an easy 4-mile run today. I felt like a trail run so I headed out to Eagle Spur Trail, an out-and-back raised rail-trail through some woods down to Jordan Lake. It was a bit soggy in places due to lots of recent rain, but passable. KidRocket’s school had a half-day so I went … Continue reading Week 1 Friday Run
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I have a lot to recap about Barcelona, so I’m going to break it up a bit. So of course I was supposed to arrive the afternoon of Monday the 5th, but as we all know, that didn’t happen. I finally arrived Tuesday afternoon, tired but excited. See how excited I am? Got to the apartment where everyone was… Continue reading Barcelona, the first few days
Beautiful day for trying out new wheels! Continue reading Scooters!