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Monthly Archive for June, 2010

The road warrior rides again

I’m excited! Monday I fly to Boston to co-pilot a friend who is moving from Boston to Seattle. I was kicking myself that I didn’t go on the last BOS-SEA trip with H, so this is my last chance in the foreseeable future. Around 3,050 miles, roughly the length of my Wyoming trip. I’m pretty […]

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Thoughts on iPad on the go

I’ve suddenly discovered the iPad is deadly convenient for books and movies. Instead of milling around Barnes & Noble or waiting for a 2-day FedEx from Amazon, I can one-click order things and they show up via the Kindle app on the iPad. Want to watch a movie? It’s usually right there with Netflix streaming. […]

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Weekend trip: Redmond, WA

I’ve been really burned out here lately and was in desperate need of changing things up by getting out to visiting the crew in the PNW on Friday. Coincidentally, this was the same weekend that Alex flew to BOS to co-drive with Hilary across country (see: here and here). A smarter person would have put […]

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Coffee & Kerbey Lane diet

I’ve lost about 10 pounds since October thanks to coffee and Kerbey Lane.  I hopped on the scale last week and weighted in at 165 for the first time since I moved from Tulsa.  Apparently drinking coffee really does decrease appetite.  I’ve been eating at Kerbey Lane very frequently as well, which involves somewhat healthier […]

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Today was a new experience, zipping across a zip line!  I found a place called Cypress Valley just outside of Austin that offered “eco tours” in their cypress trees.  Basically this entailed a group of 6-7 being led down several zip lines while our two guides handled our gear and explained something about what was […]

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Roadtrip: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

I’ve been wanting to wander around Wyoming for a couple of months now and finally decided to go last weekend.  No real planning, the only requirements were to see Jackson Hole and some big mountains. Friday morning I took my truck to the mechanic to have the transmission and differential fluids changed.  I picked it […]

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