Monthly Archives: July 2009

Why do I hate Atlanta?

Despite the title of this post, I do not hate Atlanta. In fact, I feel that the Atlanta Metropolitan Area (AMA, to include an 11 to 18 County area, depending on who you ask; more than just Atanta, city of) … Continue reading

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Ten Percent Unemployment

It’s official. Georgia’s Unemployment Rate hit 10.1% with the latest release of numbers. That is all.

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VISA for the Win!

Usually I don’t repost Boing Boing-posted news because, by the time I see it, it’s, like, totally dated, but this one was highly entertaining, and I’ve been doing too much triathlon stuff lately. Visa claims teen spent $23,148,855,308,184,500.00 on prepaid … Continue reading

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2009 Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

The 2009 Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon has come and gone. I had a good race (although I was rather sore the day after) and I’d definitely do it again. Race central and transition were situated one block west of the Tennessee … Continue reading

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New Spawn!

Congratulations Jim and Robin on the birth of their new spawn, Iain Douglas Cronen! Leave congratulatory messages over here.

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The Chattanooga Triathlon was fun! I’m totally wiped out. I’ll write something more later. Here’s a picture to tide you over. I love the concentration!

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Packing for Triathlon

We’re off to the Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon. This is what I bring: Check through the image link for a bunch of notes on the flickr photo. The packing list is kept easy because I hardly need any clothes; it’s summer … Continue reading

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2009 Callaway Gardens Sprint Triathlon

I participated in the 2009 Callaway Sprint Triathlon a few weeks ago, on a whim. It was the week before and I happened to get an email from the race director mentioning the race. I thought to myself, “self, why … Continue reading

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How Skynet Conquered Humanity

We saw Terminator Salvation last weekend. As I mentioned in my post, it was an acceptable movie, with a few plot holes, but then it involves a story premise surrounding time travel and that makes it difficult to avoid holes.1 … Continue reading

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New Bike!

Despite assurances by myself to the contrary back when I signed up for the Florida Ironman, I bought myself a triathlon-specific bike a few weeks ago. It is a Felt S32 with Shimano Dura Ace/105 and Felt TTR4 wheels. For … Continue reading

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