No Clarion this summer. This, of course, is a bummer and a half, but it does mean I can focus on two things: 1) the novel and 2) kicking Jon Cryer’s ass at Malibu. You hear me, Ducky? You and Mulder both, you’re going to eat my dust! Also, this […]
Back in July 2007, I was in Waikiki, waiting for a bunch of people to arrive for a wedding rehearsal dinner. It was a gorgeous evening, not too muggy, just enough moisture in the air to scatter the light and do incredible things to the sunset. I was working on […]
George just posted this link about something small and revolutionary: room temperature superconductivity. My first thought: holy crap. If this works, this could change everything. Maglev trains, transformers, power lines, all would become cheaper and more efficient. This is amazing. My second thought: it’s about time the Republic changed a […]
Life is a ride. Remember? Somewhere along the line, I read this essay by a Zen master who liked to call out to himself and answer, “Yes?” I’ve always liked that. I don’t think I’ve gotten the hang of it yet, as my responses border between timid and Two-Kegger Boisterous. […]
So, I thought about a lot of stuff during those nasty sixteen and a half hours. It went something like this:
This was the longest day of my life. But the Finisher’s t-shirt? Awesome. UPDATE: Kouy and Ken captured this shot from the live feed at Ironman Live, but you can see the clip here. I come in around 1:53.