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Is it rational to follow yoga with Espresso?

Maybe, maybe not.

Regardless of the sense or sensibility of it, that’s what I’m doing. I think I’ve recovered from what felt like a weeklong slump where I wasn’t exercising or getting outside¬†enough. This weekend was a lot of fun. Harry and I dug out what is about a 1/3 to 3/4 mile mountain biking loop through our back woods. Most of it is fairly simple, but with a lot of turns that don’t let you pick up much speed. There are a few technical sections that drop down and through the creek bed, but I can push through most of it without going over the bars.

Today, I got out for the first test run. I used the Nike+ app to map and get milage, but poor signal left me with only an estimate of the distance. My first loop read .35 miles, but two more gave a total of 2.5 miles. As you can see, the math doesn’t hold.

I’d like to get out and make some alterations to the path this week, but I don’t think I’ll be able to talk Harry into joining me as he picked up a terrible case of Poison Ivy from the first time. Not to mention that a good deal of the reaction was in unmentionable places due to his unwillingness to go back up to the house for the bathroom. (Oooo. That’s right. It’s bad.)

 

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Things to look out for in the woods

 
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Posted by on September 10, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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What to do when it’s 100+ degrees outside

My son and I are trapped today. It’s over 100 degrees outside and he’s 7 – that means he needs to get outside and get some exercise. We have a piano tuner coming and (hopefully) an AC repairman today – The AC situation is bad, but not dire, of three ‘zones’ in our home, only the one that includes the master bedroom is out. That means I sleep downstairs in the guest room at night, but otherwise the house is still fine.

We do belong to a community pool, but that doesn’t open until the afternoon. That’s what my sights are set on, but I have about six hours until then.

 

What to do?

 
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Posted by on June 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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