Monthly Archives: February 2010

Another Late Race Report: 2010 Walton Raider Chase

I participated in the 2010 Walton Raider Chase, at Walton High School in East Cobb, GA, on January 30. It was a damp and cold day, yet I still set a personal record of 22:59.7! That is 37 seconds faster … Continue reading

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Ridding House of Crap, Part XXIV

I’ve had some computers and associated peripherals lying around for a long time. One of these computers has moved from NY to TX to TX to GA to GA and will never again be moved unless that move is to … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Race Season

A purchase I’ve been avoiding to date has been a maintenance stand for my bicycle. I haven’t been avoiding it because I wanted to. I’ve been avoiding it because of cost; there continually were other things to spend money on … Continue reading

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You may be aware that the East Coast of these here United States has been enjoying some interesting times this winter. From record cold temps to record snowfalls, everybody has been invited to the party. Even Atlanta has had it’s … Continue reading

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The Nerd Parade

Through the good offices of our friends at The Extraordinary Contraptions, we were introduced to The Nerd Parade. I first hear them about a year ago or so and bought their most recent album, The Span of a Life. Having … Continue reading

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Pimping my Ebay Listings

Want to buy one of the best engineering reference books that exists in the English language? One stop shopping over at Ebay for the Engineer in Training Reference manual by Michael R. Lindeburg, PE. I put this book to good … Continue reading

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New Bag

My all-around carry sack has needed serious repair and/or replacement for a while. I decided to replace it with a Chrome Metropolis messenger bag. It’s big, it’s waterproof, it’s a heck of a lot easier to deal with when you’re … Continue reading

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Race Report – 2010 Disney Marathon: A Spectator's Perspective

I drafted this about a month and a bit ago. Just getting it up. Yes, I’m being lazy with respect to the blog. As I mentioned earlier, two intrepid runners successfully completed the 2010 Disney Marathon on January 10 in … Continue reading

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