I Create Things

A Day in the Life4 Comments

I enjoy my line of work because I build things…in The Matrix. However, I still have a fondness for building things in the real world too. However, it isn’t the same. You can’t just refactor your design when you are done. Its such a pain in the ass. All the planning, design, measuring, etc. I am used to just rewriting … Read More

Leadville Silver Rush 50 Run 2013

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Distance 47.6 miles Time 10:04:52 Overall 134 of 587 GPS Analysis Garmin Connect Previously, previously. My last run of this race produced a pretty memorable performance for me in 2011. I knew I was going to have my work cut out if I wanted to eclipse that time from before. But there were obvious issues in that performance so I … Read More

Let There Be Light

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After quite a long time, we finally replaced all the lights in our cabin. There was the added difficulty that most of them are pretty high up and my ladder skills are fading as I age. But after some budgeting, designing, purchasing, delivery and such, we finally had the lights in the house. Just time for me to install them. … Read More


A Day in the Life4 Comments

The fork. Go right to run. Straight to bike. Or left to nowhere. Spent the extended holiday weekend in Leadville. Had it in my mind that running wasn’t the priority for the weekend being that it was between the marathon and the 50. So I got a few good runs in and felt satisfied. Really was hacking a lot too … Read More

Kids: Mount Sherman 2013

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With my successful ascent up this mountain last year with Sydney, I figured it was time to get Reagan into the club. She was hot then cold on the idea. But finally when the day arrived, she was ready to go. Might have helped that I just sprung it on her the night before so there wasn’t days of angst … Read More