Category Archives: Daily Life

Thoughts On Tough Mudder / Chicago 2013

On Saturday afternoon, May 18 2013, I completed my first Tough Mudder. Way back in the Fall of 2012, I think I saw a Twitter post from Jesse Noller talking about the race. I spent half of 2012 working my way back into some sort of shape. I entered some races. 2 5K’s (YWCA Race […]

From Oakland By Way of the Midwest

I just got done reading “Gimme Something Better: The Profound, Progressive, and Occasionally Pointless History of Bay Area Punk from Dead Kennedys to Green Day“. After reading the chapter on Operation Ivy, I couldn’t help but recall in 1989 reading something Jesse Michaels wrote: Music is an indirect force for change, because it provides an […]

The Results Are In!

So I finally had a followup to my MRI last week with my Podiatrist. It turns out I have a couple of things working against me: #1. Focal marrow edema in my ankle #2. Chronic tears of anterior talofibular ligament (ATF) The current writeup is that a prior injury has wiped out the ATF in […]

It is the middle ground between light and shadow …

The SyFy (formerly Sci-Fi) channel had it’s bi-annual Twilight Zone marathon over New Year’s Eve. I DVR’d a bunch of episodes, but we got to talking today at work about favorite episodes, and I started rattling them all off – by title – much to the amazement of some of my co-workers. Here’s a sampling […]