Monthly Archives: April 2014

Reading Withdrawal

So I am just back from a weekend in Minneapolis (about a six hour drive from where I live) where I watched my 10 y/o nephew play hockey among other activities with my brother and his family.  I had a … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Yesterday during my workout the Marine had me on the rowing machine twice — asking me to do 500 m in under … Continue reading

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Thoughts on The Sun and Other Stars

I have a quote posted on the bulletin board in my home office:  “Don’t cry because it’s over:  Smile because it happened”.  And thinking about my reaction upon finishing The Sun and Other Stars by Brigid Pasulka I understand what that phrase … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts, or My Recent Adventures with the Marine

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. As I mentioned in last week’s post, the Marine had me weightlifting with a barbell last Monday , as well as doing … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. If you had told me a few weeks ago that I’d be weightlifting (I mean what you see at the Olympics-type weightlifting) … Continue reading

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