Monthly Archives: December 2013

Don’t believe the hype, a review of The Cassandra Project

Summary: Was Neil Armstrong REALLY the first man on the moon? The truth is out there. Just don’t look for it in this book —————————————————————————————– The Cassandra Project, by Jack McDevitt and Mike Resnick is a great book until the … Continue reading

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Workplace haiku

Here’s some haiku inspired by working between Christmas and New Years when many colleagues are on leave, or calling in sick. 😉 Sick Leave? Calling in cozy Hot tea, fireplace, good book Can’t come in today Understaffed Alone all is … Continue reading

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Not feeble yet!

In my Let It Snow! post from last week, I noted that I had to walk the last mile or so of my 9 mile run because my knee was giving me trouble.  It wasn’t in pain really, just very, … Continue reading

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Weight of the Nation, a Review

Summary: Meh. OK as an introduction, but skip if you’ve already read anything about obesity, nutrition or fitness. The Weight of the Nation, by John Hoffman and Judith Salerno, is the companion book to the HBO series by the same name. … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…flying deer!

Poor Krystine Rivera of Northern Virginia. She had a bad day at work last week and went on a run to relieve her stress. She should have used the treadmill. Here’s an abridged account on the Washington Post website. The account the … Continue reading

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Let it snow!

Perfect wintry morning for a run. The snow was falling, but not yet sticking. Well, except for the wood bridges over the creek – WARNING: Bridge freezes before road 🙂 -Some low parts of the path were wet, but not … Continue reading

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Going Out

“Katherine, you should come with us tonight,” her housemate Abby said. Katherine felt her throat tighten just a bit. Her mind, agile when she was comfortable, stalled, mired in a combination of panic and self recrimination. It was just a … Continue reading

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