• Bryn, 18 months

    Bryn, 18 months

    What they say is true – every child is different. While they have their similarities and get along splendidly, these girls are so different. Bryn is an independent woman. I won’t make a blanket statement like “that’s a second child for you” because my sister would get mad at me. She doesn’t need our attention […]

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  • Adirondacks Vacation

    Adirondacks Vacation

    We’ve just returned from a week at The Hedges in Blue Mountain Lake, NY. This was our first proper vacation as a family of four [plus Grandma and Grandpa] and it was amazing. I can’t say enough good things about where we chose to stay; all-inclusive (turn food-prep brain off!), rustic enough to not break […]

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  • Race: Vermont Overland 2023

    Race: Vermont Overland 2023

    Woof. That’s over with. This year, against logic, Rebecca and I hung our training on a single race. For her, it worked out. She had a good time, put in a nice constant effort, felt fine, and finished with a smile on her face. This was her first ever bike race and she slayed it. […]

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  • Bryn, 15 Months

    Bryn, 15 Months

    We are walking, we are running, we are talking (single words, but dozens of them), we are singing, we are climbing, we are joking, we are playing, we are sleeping well. We had a long run where the bath was evil, but I think that has ended. Phew! Her latest trick is to steal a […]

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  • The real training starts now

    Base training, where I build a foundation for harder training, is over. It began with a [failed] experiment with ChatGPT, resulted in some outstanding gains, and then life threw in a bunch of inconsistency to plateau progress. The ChatGPT Failure In the first week with my fancy AI generated plan, I came to the realization […]

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  • Long Weekend in DC w/ Mia

    Mia and I went down to DC for the Race for Hope. This was our first attendance since she was born/Covid. Always a wonderful event. Flying was cake, we stayed with a friend, and got to see/meet so many folks and have so much fun. Sleep was an issue for her as this was a […]

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