Monthly Archives: December 2016

Shoe Success… Maybe

Yesterday, I went to a semi-nearby Red Wing shoe store in an attempt to find some work boots that actually fit. And hopefully will last longer than three months.  I let them go through their routine. I stood on their … Continue reading

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As The Saying Goes…

Shit’s about to get real.  I’m two workouts from the halfway point in the Couch-to-5K program. My run intervals for this week are five minutes long. Next week starts with eight minute intervals. By the end of the week, there … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 

May you all have a safe, enjoyable day. Have a good time, but please remember the real reason for the day.  Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall … Continue reading

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Fatal Flaw

A while back I mentioned having started to use a password manager. It is LastPass. Their free ad-supported version was recently upgraded to include cross-platform synchronization. That was the most important feature for me out of all the bells and … Continue reading

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Sigh

I broke down and spent the $200+ for another pair of Thorogoods, since I knew they would fit. They don’t. How can one pair be perfect, and an “identical” one not even come close? It’s not like it’s a break … Continue reading

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Lies! All Lies!

Remember me commenting on my “slow” 6 MPH pace in my Sunday post? As it turns out, that was inaccurate. My source for the information, the S Health app that came preloaded on my phone, is full of shit.  I … Continue reading

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Two Weeks In

Exactly two weeks ago, I started the eight week Couch to 5K training program by Zen Labs.* Earlier today, I finished the first workout for week three. When I started, I was sure that it was going to kill me. … Continue reading

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PSA

If your body tells you to stop eating, it is highly advisable to stop. Right. Fucking. Now. It doesn’t matter how tasty it is, or how little remains on your plate. Just stop. If you don’t, you may very well … Continue reading

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Fred Flintstone Feet 

I haz them.  For normal shoes, a Wide (2E) or Extra Wide  (3E or 4E, depending on the manufacturer) usually works fine for me. Safety shoes, however, are a royal pain in the ass. Or foot, as the case may … Continue reading

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Fountain Pens

I’ve been going through my stable of pens recently, and felt like sharing. Most of this is covered in my initial reviews of each, but time and use have changed some aspects of my opinion.  First, the Chinese pens – … Continue reading

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