Monthly Archives: December 2007

Retrospective 2007: 3, The End

And of necessity, the beginning. I intend to stay away from the computer, possibly entirely, for the rest of the year, certainly while I’m off with family. It will be a moment to step away form the tyranny of the … Continue reading

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Retrospective 2007: 2

Wherein I list all weekends up this date, and what I did on them.Numbers = Sundays. January7 Gorgeous XC skiing in Flag, planned KMC14 First ever Granite Mountain circumnavigation (bike)21 Aborted winter WRIAD with Plesko, Nice, Harris, pre-ran Red Hot … Continue reading

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Retrospective 2007: 1

M and I are off at the end of the week for a whirlwind of flying and family, so this is it; the week for retrospective blogging has arrived. This evening I’m going to write some words about those accessories … Continue reading

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Sedona SFL

The small frickin loop. The trail gods did not give us an easy time of it yesterday. I have pics but the net isn’t playing nice, so here’s one of Bear’s.The litany of errors and mishaps:-Everyone was late, in various … Continue reading

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Rewards

At the beginning of this evening, it seems that the fates were once again conspiring against me. I forgot my Y pass halfway to the trailhead, got stuck in the slow train moving past an accident, and was generally lamenting … Continue reading

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Secondary Emotion

A secondary emotion is an emotion caused by, and often used to mask, another emotion: the primary. Classic secondaries are the “ads”; mad, sad, glad. It’s an idea I’ve come to believe in fiercely, and one I use at work … Continue reading

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For Eric

Huckabee himself speaks about a Nascar strategy, with his opponents crashing into walls or one another and him, as the last man on wheels, winning the race. –NYTimes The next sentence being: And then gets slaughtered in the general election.

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3

I got in a trifecta of training and fun this evening, though the biggest event of the day was relief that M lost teeth this morning promptly and with no further complications (and her lost inner cuteness has not seemed … Continue reading

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Partisanship

Good words from Dave Brooks, from today. Better ones, from the Senator, last month. I’ve never been this enthusiastic before, and it feels good.

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Sedona BF8

Vague and revised, for next weekend, weather permitting. Starting and ending at the brewery, beginning with around and south of the airport and heading off up Munds, then onward.

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