Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fitness Update 9 Nov 2011

I decided on a Double Cardio Day today. So I put in Seed by Afro Celt Sound System (Awesome music, and a long enough album for two cardio sessions), and got on the stationary bike at Level 3: Then I … Continue reading

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Another Beautiful Image

Cassini flyby focuses on Saturn’s moon Enceladus.

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No News is No News

There’s a nasty, dirty habit that many writers indulge in. No, not this one… “Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.” –Robert A. Heinlein. No, I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Fitness Update 8 Nov 2011

Today’s soundtrack: Gaelic Storm. I decided to mix a little Cardio and Weight Day today; but then when I was done with the bike, most of my usual machines were occupied. So I did mostly Cardio, setting the bike to … Continue reading

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I Can Stay!

94 out of 96. And I probably should’ve gotten the other two correct, if I had thought a minute. Can you stay?

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Beautiful images from the Lunar Reconaissance Orbiter… (Warning: they’re preceded by a rather loud Monday Night Football ad.) Found in this article.

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Sometimes I wonder why we writers bother to come up with weird creatures when nature can put our best efforts to shame. This guy was on the screen door yesterday. He had to be a good six inches long from … Continue reading

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Fitness Update 7 Nov 2011

It seems that my body has no interest in trivial conventions like Daylight Savings Time, or the expiration of same. It wakes when it wakes, not when the arbitrary clock says it should. So today I was awake a full … Continue reading

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Challenge Status 6 Nov 2011

As I discussed here, my writing challenge for this year is: At the end of every week, every story must be one of the following: Sold. In the hands of an editor who might buy it. Self-published to Kindle and … Continue reading

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Fitness Update 6 Nov 2011

So last night I went to Dick’s Sporting Goods. I wanted something to train at home with, something which would let me do bench presses and also maybe some curls when I’m watching TV. The tricky part was that 25 … Continue reading

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