March 2008

It’s Mr. President to you

Posted by on March 20, 2008 in Random pontification

As most of you know, I bought a condo in Harlem in June 2007. The unit is an apartment in a brownstone, but in fact, the developer bought two brownstone buildings and combined them together to make it a double-wide brownstone with a single address and shared access. There are 10 units in total and […]

Training in Vegas

Posted by on March 18, 2008 in Training

I’m headed to Las Vegas on Friday for a bachelor party event for my good buddy Brad.  From what I can tell, it’ll be a PG-rated weekend which is kind of a relief.  I won’t know a lot of the folks going, but Brad is a such a good guy and I have to believe […]

Will I be ready?

Posted by on March 16, 2008 in Training

Man, this is the question that I keep asking myself. Today was the first serious test of my mental strength. I saw the dark side today, but despite all my bitching, I can actually suffer rather well. This week, I had the good fortune of being able to work from home since the car is […]

It’s the little things

Posted by on March 10, 2008 in Training

Just under a month ago, I got side-swiped while en route to a yoga class. It was Valentine’s Day and I had just dropped off a rose for my Valentine, so I was feeling good about that and was looking forward to getting back into yoga. I was just a mile from the gym. Two […]

What do I think about when I train

Posted by on March 6, 2008 in Racing, Random pontification, Training

When one spends many hours swimming, cycling, running, etc., there’s the inevitability of being a prisoner to the mind. Of course, there’s the focus on the actual activity such as counting laps, remembering to exhibit proper form and technique, monitoring any telemetry (e.g. heart rate, treadmill data, cycling computer info), but all of this aside, […]