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Hung out with friends!
Monday, June 29, 2020      2 comments

Granted, I've been playing pickleball for a little while now, and those people are friends, but yesterday, I had lunch with friends, for the first time since the world went sideways. We grabbed take out from a campus institution at the Universit... Read more
heel turn
Thursday, June 18, 2020      3 comments

I'm sure the phrase is used elsewhere, but I know it from the professional wrestling context, when a character who was previously a babyface (good guy) does something to get the crowd to turn against him, and see him as a bad guy, aka a heel. ... Read more
Wandering through the backyard
Saturday, June 13, 2020      4 comments

Actually, this was from yesterday, i strolled around the backyard taking pictures of flowers and other stuff back there. Worth a minute of your time to peek through, I think. https://www.instagram.co
m/p/CBWRlMAAKEG/ ... Read more
Friday, June 12, 2020      2 comments

Giving myself permission not to do the daily entry thing kind of pointed out how, especially lately, those blogs had just become the product of inertia, saying something because I said I would, rather than having anything to say. Even this... Read more
Second day on the courts
Friday, June 05, 2020      4 comments

Funny thing, after playing pickleball Thursday evening, I came home and iced my knee, since that was what seemed sore after that first time out. I went to bed feeling ok, thinking, sure, I'd be able to play Friday evening as well. And when I wok... Read more
get the ice and vitamin I!
Thursday, June 04, 2020      2 comments

Played pickleball today, for the first time in nearly three months. It was almost as bad as I expected. Playing mostly singles, I failed to win a game, and only really competed in one, against players that I used to be better than. Of course, th... Read more
same as it ever was
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      0 comments

today's wander was 4.72 miles and it took me exactly 90 minutes. I might have got home, and walked two houses past and then turned around and came back to make it to the 90 minute mark. Something about I got this far, I might as well hit that pa... Read more
Monday, June 01, 2020      1 comments

Watching some Community episodes to not think about other stuff for a bit, the letters in the title are the ones in Abed's (Danny Pudi) bit of the title segment, leading to, somehow, 8 bits of the hangman being filled in (if hands and feet are s... Read more
Bit slower today
Sunday, May 31, 2020      1 comments

Started with the intention of 4 miles of walking, but nearly called it a half mile in because my foot was hurting. But I decided to push on to the next possible turnaround point (aka stoplight on the corner), and felt better at that point (a fur... Read more
Saturday, May 30, 2020      2 comments

4 miler planned, but I didn't count on going down a road in the neighborhood kitty corner to mine that didn't quite go straight to the main road, as expected, so I added a bit of distance there, and also in getting to the corner of the mile-per-... Read more
Wolverine in Washington!
Friday, May 29, 2020      1 comments

So the college football season for the University of Michigan team is supposed to kick off in Seattle on September 5th, with a game against the University of Washington. With the coronavirus throwing things into disarray, who knows if that conte... Read more
Why work so hard?
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      1 comments

So my little streak of going for a walk ends at three days. Like I said the other days, the 12 miles I put on my shoes probably exceeds the amount of wear and tear I put on them the two prior months combined, so I am a tad sore. More to the poin... Read more
Another 4 miler with coffee
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      2 comments

Third day in a row I've gone for a four mile wander. About as much exercise as I managed in the previous two months, truth be told. This time, the goal was to collect on another free coffee drink, this time at Dunkin Donuts, which lies two miles... Read more
I'll admit, it's counterproductive....
Monday, May 25, 2020      0 comments

...to go on a 4 mile walk, with a stop at Starbucks in the middle (within the first mile, really) to collect on that free birthday drink. Spark exercise tracker gives me credit for 470 calories for the ~19 minutes a mile pace, and the drink prob... Read more
down the hatch
Sunday, May 24, 2020      1 comments

Usually do a couple of Duolingo lessons and this blog entry thing in conjunction with one another, but yesterday, that connection got broken. I did duolingo on my phone while waiting for the Green Carnation concert, which was awesome, and featur... Read more

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