Archive for January, 2006

January 29, 2006

Here we go!

Yep  -time to start training for another race! I’ve picked one on Independence Day, in Portland, Oregon – am looking (maybe for the last time!) for independence from my more than three hour racing. This should be flat and fast – so all I need to do is get flat in the right places, and fast in the others.
 
Puja and I are hitting the weights abotu twice a week – I’ve not ever raced a marathon and worked on a strength training regime – so I’m eager to see what I can see.
 
In the meantime – I’m using my cool new Polar tools to track my distance, check my heart rate, and to keep up to date on my penhant for collectign personal running data!
 
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January 15, 2006

Domestic Tranquility

When Puja and I moved in together, my family was both excited and curious – "how exactly will a 12 year bachelor adapt?"
 
Well – after 6 weeks (plus the 5 months of mostly living together), the answer is way better than anyone might have guessed. The easy and short answer is that when you find the right person – the living together details work out mostly on their own! We chatted a bit about cash, tidy, clean, and groceries – and haven’t looked back!
 
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January 6, 2006

Christmas toys!

There sure ain’t nothing as fun as  Christmas toy – and even better when they have to do with coffee or running!
 
I’ve been experimenting with my new Polar FootPod, which measures the distance I’ve run with some cool technology – very nice. Couple that with a hand cranked coffee grinder (merry christmas to me!) and a stainless steel no leak cofee mug and  -well – you can see that life is pretty good!