My wife and I moved to Colorado to run out a two-year non-compete 15 years ago. We love Colorado. Our kids were born and raised in Colorado. Our real estate has done very well in Colorado. Property taxes are low in Colorado. I grew up in Illinois. I met my wife in Illinois. We got… Continue reading Why We’re Moving Back to the Midwest
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes. —Andrew Carnegie I have never been good at setting goals. I’m good at doing things repeatedly because my brain will remind me of the fact that I didn’t learn to ride a bike until I… Continue reading All Aboard the Life Parade
I like computer science. I like sports. I like gambling. I have been playing fantasy football since Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf were in their first seasons of the league. I posted in Yahoo! Fantasy Football forums that I would go with Ryan Leaf over Peyton in drafts. Even back in 1998 Yahoo! provided semi-real-time… Continue reading Will Robots Steal Our Fantasy Leagues?
One day browsing Reddit I saw a comment mentioning if they just did one hundred pushups, one hundred sit-ups, one hundred squats and ran 10km a day they could be One-Punch Man. I quickly learned about this fictitious superhero that obtained infinite power after a year and a half of this workout routine. I am… Continue reading When an Internet Meme Becomes Reality
In October of 2019 I experienced Olive Garden like no one else. The rest of the year was spent mostly on treadmills and vacationing in Illinois. I finished 2019 running 3060 miles. My third consecutive year of running over 3000 miles. I’m on pace for 3800 miles in 2020. I was mentally prepared for a… Continue reading My Journey To 1500 Days of Running. Part 7