Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 30

10,000 Hours

The “10,000 Hour Rule” is a common theme from Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers.  While I haven’t read the book in over a year, the idea behind it has been on my mind lately. If you haven’t read Outliers (you should), the general idea is that to become truly great at something, you must spend 10,000 …

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Apr 17

Race Report: Fisk Knob TT

Sunday was my first ever Time Trial race; the Fisk Knob Time Trial. This is an annual event in its 32nd year that serves as sort of a kick off to the road racing season.  It is a 17.3 mile course through the rolling hills of northern Kent County. Fisk Knob Park is the highest …

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Apr 16

A Presidential Team

Last week, The Twitter started a conversation about the best possible presidential team.  Somehow, I got voted President based on my policy to “export all dumbasses” as my first order of business. It was determined that MattyO is exempt from this policy because he has an “anchor wife” in Heather.  Below are my nominations for …

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Apr 12

Three Photo Thursday

I’ve had the Steve Job biography on my Kindle for a while now, but just finally started it last week.  I’m nearly done with it already.  It is that good.  I highly recommend it to anyone even if you aren’t a techy geek like me. Easter candy is half off. Crap. Somehow this 42oz bag …

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Apr 09

I Need A Vacation From Vacation

What a whirlwind of a weekend. I can’t believe how much we crammed into 4 days. We started off on Thursday by boarding the train and heading into Chicago.  We being myself, Jennie and my brother-in-law Brad.  As a Christmas present, we gave him a delayed trip to Chicago.  He had never been and shopping …

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