Tuesday, September 29, 2009


i had a big post that didn't save so now this is all i'm adding. pots title doesn't really make sense now but whatever. more tomorrow.

this song isnt for everyone but i dig the fuzzy synth baseline and subtle textures. listen for the tip of the hat to Queen about 15 seconds from the end

Saturday, September 19, 2009


Having a newborn baby sleeping in your room can throw a wrench into your schedule! It's always been about balancing training with family and the way I managed to make it all work was to get up before Jamie and Violet and get the work done before they were even awake. Evenings were family time but if got up early that time was all mine. No one complained if I wanted to get up at 4:45 to work a run in. Well, no one complained except me. It was a good system and it worked.
Lucy's arrival has required we revisit the plan.
She's a great kid with a sweet disposition. She eats well and she doesn't cry all that much. But she snorts. She snorts like a pig hunting for truffles. And once I'm awake, her tiny little baby snorting keeps me up and listening. And it's been awesome except when the alarm goes off to prompt me out of bed only an hour or two after I've finally gone to sleep.
Training has been spotty the last few weeks. Every couple days, 8 or so miles at a time give or take. At least the legs always feel fresh!
Boston registration is done, we might have found accommodations, now I just need to get out there and do work.
Parents of infants: send me your advice. I'd love it.
Also, for anyone who is reading this in the lower mainland and is interested: Elliott Brood is playing the Biltmore on October 7th. Tix are $17 and I'm going. If you'll be there let me know and I'll buy you a beer!

Friday, September 11, 2009

One more thing

This track from the Elliott Brood album, Mountain Meadows, is pretty sweet too.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Five things

1) This blog is still alive
2) I registered for Boston today.
3) Two kids is TWICE AS MANY not 'just one more'.
4) Lucho is amazing. I don't understand how he did what he did when his second son was a newborn. Incredible.
5) This song is pretty cool.