Monthly Archives: October 2010

Time

October 1973: I was floating around the living room of Ronnie Lane’s house listening to Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” for the first time. Those David Gilmour guitar lines. The alarm clocks. The crazy guy laughing in the … Continue reading

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Running with The Crazy Train

I’ve always thought there were two kinds of runners. The kind who have dodged a train while doing their track workout, and those who haven’t. I had always been the latter. Now I’m the former. I went to the track … Continue reading

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책이 있기모 한국!

Mo의 첫 책, 야생의 규칙이 출판되었 한국! 만약 당신이 살 일어날 끔찍한 경보음이 남한을 즉시 한!* * Mo’s book, Rules of the Wild, has just been published in Korean! So if you happen to live in South Freakin’ Korea, pick one … Continue reading

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The problem with making espresso

Mo is making espresso and walks into the other room. When she returns to the kitchen she seems quite excited. I forgot one thing, she says. The cup? I ask. The cup. She responds. She looks at the huge puddle … Continue reading

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Defective Garmin

I ran on the track today with the Garmin. Given that it’s a predictably accurate course I knew what my mileage should be. But as it turns out, the Garmin’s measurement was A FULL HALF MILE LONGER that my actual … Continue reading

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Mixed signals, part 2

Spotted today while strolling through the neighborhood looking for a proper lawn tennis facility …

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The Great Car Repair Caper of 2010

It all started a month ago. I turned the key on my car to the on position, causing it to emit a high-pitched whine not unlike a Fox commentator shortly after NPR’s dismissal of Juan Williams. This could not be … Continue reading

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