Tag Archives: My Boring Life

Working Out With The Alarm

This is sort of a follow-up to my post a month ago about my attending City Cycle Seattle for spin classes. And not. In a way. It is also about smoke alarms. Let me explain. Sort of. Well, I have … Continue reading

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Spinning In Place

There are two things you should know and keep in mind while reading this post. The first is that I’m not really a morning person. I get up early because I have to, not because I want to. People who … Continue reading

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Defeat

This picture is of my treadmill, and it is broken. No, it wasn’t a recent thing, either, but it has been broken for well over a year. And yet I still could not part with it. The belt tread is … Continue reading

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Five More Random Facts

Because I have little time (do not ask how many days it took me to assemble this post) to write a full post I am just going to gather up something I can do in short bursts, so I present … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Season

Even before October 1 the pumpkin invasion began. Of course there were the pumpkin spice drinks at your local coffee shop – and no, I’m not going to go into how little pumpkin is in those. I will say there … Continue reading

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Disposable Water

What a time to be living in. Our refrigerator has an ice maker and dispenser. No need to open the refrigerator or freezer to get some ice or cold water. Let’s just take a moment to appreciate this. Not only … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg On the Road

It was 1995 and Laura and I were travelling around the world. Literally. From Seattle I met up with her in Hong Kong, we took the train from Beijing to Moscow, then to St. Petersburg. We would eventually move on … Continue reading

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The Very Definition Of A First World Problem

Well, it could be worse. First a little bit of background. November of 2014 while our house was being remodeled Laura and I decided we would not buy each other Christmas presents, but would instead buy ourselves a new refrigerator. … Continue reading

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Buckets Of Fun

I am taking this idea from Britt, who apparently got it form somewhere else (but didn’t source). While I already have my own bucket list, it is a good exercise to see what else someone thinks of as worthy of … Continue reading

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An Advantageous Childhood

August has, in his 12 years so far on this earth, had more sleepovers than I did in almost my entire childhood. But that’s not the half of it. A couple of nights ago he had a friend spending the … Continue reading

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