So, the fat bonus, about which many rumors have been circulating recently, appeared silently in my box (and account) today. I feel like a big kid. I don’t feel comfortable throwing numbers around, but it is a very sizable percentage of my salary. It’s a bit hard to swallow just how much of it went […]
This is the first image that came up, googling the above.M and I joined the Y yesterday evening, so this morning I thought it wise to start the habit and wake up a bit before five and head over to do some working out. Arg indeed. Not so much from waking up early, these days […]
Check out the (or many) bikes of the GDR here. Some very interesting setups, though you can pick those who DNF’d by the excess. I also firmed up the dates for the monstercross races, and decided to run the Prescott version as a scavenger hunt/scramble type event. In the interest of keeping it legit, it […]
Justice Breyer (L). The last independent man, it would seem. Words. “Law is not an exercise in mathematical logic.” “It [Brown] sought one law, one Nation, one people, not simply as a matter of legal principle but it terms of how we actually live.” Bonus, Justice Stevens in dissent, Morse v. Frederick (the “Bong hits […]
Cleaning up after the KMC. Things started well, miles disappearing and the rhythm coming on quickly. I was enjoying the ability, with gears, to push the subtle downs. After eight miles you get a massive gravel descent, the first mile very steep. On the tricky curve, I noticed one fat groove off to the side, […]
One for me, one for Mr. Nice out in the wild.
One summer vacation is not enough, norms of our society be damned. One of my first orders of business this week is to go into my annual negotiating session and get an increased salary and a guarantee of more vacation days in the future. Or else. Because vacations are my friend. I get itchy. I […]