Category Archives: Personal

Ten (More) Commandments for the Digital Age

We were discussing some of the stats in LukeW’s data Monday yesterday, when I made a crack about not using Twitter on the sabbath. That led to a silly conversation and some additional mental riffs on the need for some … Continue reading

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Three Line Movie Summaries

Our company went to see Harry Potter yesterday with families to celebrate a particularly nice deal closing. Great event, and wonderful to see everyone there. I have to say, though, that the movie bored me to tears. However, it did … Continue reading

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Cedar’s Nine New Puppies

Wally’s briard, Cedar, had nine healthy pups yesterday. Seven black males, one tawny male, and two black females. They are adorable little fuzzy potato-like sausages. Congrats to Cedar and Wally! Can’t wait to see Marin playing with all her new … Continue reading

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Following the Election

My favorite sites for following election results are the NY Times and Enjoy!

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Surreal Halloween Moment

It was a nice Halloween evening, if a bit chilly.  I’ve got to share the most surreal moment of the evening: An 8-year-old Grim Reaper with a plastic scythe chasing an 8-year-old Michael Jackson with a single sequined glove. It … Continue reading

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First Running Injury

Well, I’ve got to quit running for a while. I’ve hurt my hip. I did all the things you’re not supposed to do: new running shoes, different surface + double-length run while on vacation, running again too soon after noticing … Continue reading

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Recommended Book: The Youth Pill by David Stipp

Just finished the audio version of The Youth Pill: Scientists at the Brink of an Anti-Aging Revolution by David Stipp, and it is very exciting and thought provoking.  In science-bio-journalistic style (like James Gleick in Chaos etc.), Stipp covers the … Continue reading

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Running Update

I ran 5.8 miles in 56 minutes today. I was on the treadmill, listening to my tunes, and I just decided to keep running without looking at the clock. Matt told me that runner’s high kicks in around 40-45 minutes; … Continue reading

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I am now a one issue voter: Stop Global Warming

This has been building up for me for a number of years, but I’ve now decided: I am only going to vote for candidates that actually support doing something about global warming, preferably people who are voting that way and … Continue reading

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Running Redux

I’ve been running on and off for the last two years. Over the last year, it’s only been sporadic – 2 to 3 times a week for a month or so, then a couple months “off.” Three weeks ago, we … Continue reading

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