Category Archives: Parenting

Getting Started on 2012

Wow. Is it really 2012? Last time I posted here it was November and it was the first week of training for the new Ironman season. Yup, now I’m into week 8. A lot has happened since the last post. … Continue reading

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Week 1: Testing and Testy

Yes, this is week 1 of training, but it’s been a light one. The focus of the week has not been anything as exciting as volume or intensity. Instead, it’s been testing. Where exactly am I fitness-wise? I know where … Continue reading

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Curves Ahead

Friday was the last night of track racing season at the Marymoor Velodrome. With no more big events on the calendar, off season officially begins today. The timing is a little coincidental but it’s good too. I’d hoped to be … Continue reading

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Shelton to Bremerton

Today I did one of my favorite moderate distance training rides between Sara’s parent’s house west of Shelton to the ferry terminal in Bremerton. It’s 50 miles on the nose, but I generally start the clock about 1.5 miles into … Continue reading

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My New Training Partner

It’s the time in the training cycle when the intensity needs to go way up. This week I did ok in that regard, with three very solid swims, some good running and quite a few high intensity rides, though all … Continue reading

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Superpowers!

At some point in our lives, who doesn’t want to be a super hero? Ok, maybe not everyone. But even those who would rather keep out of the spotlight occasionally wish they had some power that defies the laws of … Continue reading

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Angry Children

My wife and I are generally pretty peaceful folks. We try pretty hard not to raise our voices, though we fail on this point as much as any parents. But more to the point, we have never had a habit … Continue reading

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