The Big C & Me: An Update

The pathology report following my prostatectomy was not exactly what we’d hoped for…but it could have been worse.

A Fire Ant Gazette mask? Why not? 2020 is a disaster anyway.

As you can see below, in an obvious act of shameless self-promotion, I have commissioned a limited edition run of Fire Ant Gazette masks guaranteed* to absolutely prevent the transmission of COVID-19 cooties. I’m told that the more of my face that’s covered, the better for everyone. COVID or no. OK, so when I say… Continue reading A Fire Ant Gazette mask? Why not? 2020 is a disaster anyway.

Apple Watch Fall Detection: Annoying…but effective

The golf cart/pedestrian path next to the low water crossing over Slick Rock Creek, just south of Highway 2147, hasn’t had water running over it since the October floods. Still, much of it stays wet thanks to the splashes from cars driving through the creek. Over time, if those puddles don’t dry out, moss and… Continue reading Apple Watch Fall Detection: Annoying…but effective

It’s A Repair Of The Heart

In retrospect, I understand that the problem began last spring. Since moving to Horseshoe Bay, MLB and I had gotten acclimated to running in the hills that give this part of Texas its name. We weren’t fast by any stretch, but we were able to consistently run five miles or so along courses that had… Continue reading It’s A Repair Of The Heart

30 Years of Persistence

In 1985, I began keeping a spreadsheet-based log of workouts, possibly as a way of ensuring that my accounting degree wasn’t an aberration but an actual affirmation of my personality. For the next thirty years, I maintained a daily log in varying levels of detail, but I’ve never actually gone back and analyzed the results.… Continue reading 30 Years of Persistence