Social networking is anti-social

Sun December 11 2011 by Christopher

For a brief time, I was bullish on social networking. I blame it on my natural human need to maintain consistency, since I was working at a company that was tangentially involved with social networking (i.e. if you don't make yourself believe at least a little bit in what …

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Tue January 04 2011 by Christopher

I've been meaning to post little links more often, to interesting sites I find or books I really like (instead of saving up for one really big post every few months). This one will be a little bit long just because I've got a few things to note - in the …

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Get up, stand up!

Thu August 19 2010 by Christopher


Last year a coworker and friend (Rocco) set up his workspace so he could use the computer standing up. It wasn't the first time I'd heard of people doing that, but he was the first person I knew who was giving it a try. After a few days, he swore …

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Week 2 (redux) - 3 for 3

Sat April 24 2010 by Christopher

Last week I got a cold that totally kicked my ass. I was only able to ride on Monday, and the week went downhill for me after that - so I say this week is a do-over for last week and will stand as my official "week 2"...

It's definitely getting …

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Week 1 - 3 for 3

Sun April 11 2010 by Christopher

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This was the first week to put up or shut up - I committed myself to riding my bike to work at least three days a week in April. It was raining cats and dogs Monday morning and I'd only gotten half a nights sleep due to a vomiting toddler, so …

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Bon Jovi would be proud

Sun April 04 2010 by Christopher

I know people think it was about something else, but Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead Or Alive" was all about bicycles. Steel horse? What else could he have been talking about? That dude is seriously into bikes...

So I'm ready to kick off my "ride three days a week in April …

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Shaming myself into fitness

Thu March 18 2010 by Christopher

A few years ago I would occasionally ride my bike to work (25 miles each way). I stopped when we had Nate because there was no way I could get home in time to have dinner with him if I rode. I also got pretty damn lazy the first year …

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