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Ready for Christmas

It’s the night before Christmas! Real Christmas ™ that is, a.k.a. Christmas Eve, none of that Christmas Day bullshit that Americans do. After some grocery shopping, some cleaning, and finally dusting off some Christmas decorations, I’m pretty much ready for … Continue reading

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Dear Superior Court of California,

You kind of freaked me out when I received a letter from you today. What could I have done that warranted a letter from you?! I was pleased to see that I appear to have done nothing wrong, but that … Continue reading

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Grasshoppers

It started with my disappointment over Grasshopper Pie not actually containing grasshoppers. It turns out a co-worker had a packet of chocolate covered grasshoppers at her desk! She didn’t want it, so my officemate Dan and I gladly liberated her … Continue reading

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Working hard

Life is rough. Beckett and I are working from the garden at work. Also, I think my blog updates should automagically be posted to Twitter and Facebook now. Let’s see if it works!

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Financial advice (from a cyclist)

Now that I’m 30*, racing season is over, and the extension is going towards its end, I figured it was time to finish my tax return. This can be surprisingly complicated if you, like me, have lived in several different … Continue reading

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My next bike

I found this “New Road Racing Bicycle with Coaster Brake” on eBay, and I’m thinking this is what I will race on next season: I’m thinking I could paint some blue dots on it to match my team kit. I … Continue reading

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Season is over

I just finished my last race for the season at the Folsom Cyclebration. The last month ended up being make-your-own-stage-race season: inaugurated with the San Ardo-University duo and cheap-ish hotels, followed by the Winters-Vacaville-Vacaville* trifecta and a stay at the … Continue reading

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Behind

I’m so behind on everything. I have lots of stuff to write, but I have to go to sleep now. And I have a todo-list that is impossibly long, and with some Really Important And Urgent things on it. But … Continue reading

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30

Oops, I haven’t written much lately. It’s not for lack of trying; I’ve written a full race report and started several blog posts, but they sucked more than usual, so they shall remain unposted. In any case, I’m turning 30 … Continue reading

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American Flyers

And now for something completely different: a movie review! I’m spending the weekend at the Metromint Zoo, a.k.a. teammate Niki Slaton’s house in Davis. She and her husband Jeff have three dogs and five cats, but more on that later. … Continue reading

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