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November 16, 2019

I just watched an interesting movie on Netflix called The Game Changers, which was about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet.  I wasn't surprised by the basic idea that eating foods which the human body has adapted to handle is better than forcing it to deal with...

November 11, 2019

Not reported in the records below is a fuck of a lot of walking.  I have no trustworthy records of quite how much, but something in the area of 3-8 miles each day from Wednesday to Saturday, inclusive, would not surprise me.  Thus, while I was slacking on my regimented...

November 3, 2019

Seeing as I was going to have some disruption to my routine in the coming week, I decided to use this past week as a chance to experiment with a few different things.  None of it was anything revolutionary in and of itself, but it was a nice change of pace.  I'll keep t...

October 26, 2019

There was something specific in my mind to talk about during this introduction earlier in this week, but now that I'm sitting down to actually write this recap, I can't remember it.  Thus, instead, I'll take a moment to say that there's going to be a hiccup in my routin...

October 20, 2019

Rating: C+
Length: 439 pages, standard paperback page size, standard paperback font size

As I've said before, I'm a fan of swords-and-sorcery.  Thus, having overcome my lack of firsthand experience with Robert E. Howard's writing, it was time to fix never having read any...

October 19, 2019

I was low on overall energy this week, for whatever reason.  Even moderate workouts left me feeling exhausted, and I spent more spare time just laying in my bed than I did actually doing things.  I'm not sure what happened, because I didn't do anything I haven't done be...

October 13, 2019

I had a number of ups and downs this week.  My monthly burpee challenge loomed at the week's end, of course, but I also wanted to work on some unilateral pull up action and adding a sense of urgency to my endurance routines.  Some of that went great.  Some, not so much....

October 6, 2019

I was feeling a bit sore during the week, so I cut things down to four workouts.  My initial intention had been to go every other day (i.e. Sunday/Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday), but that was before going out for a special lunch on Thursday.  The lunch itself was fine, such...

September 29, 2019

One of my pet peeves is when people shift their goal posts upon being confronted with facts that go against their narrative.  I understand why people do it, and at least when it happens in casual discourse, I think it's generally not something done with malice or intent...

September 22, 2019

Rating: A+
Length: 892 pages, standard hardcover page size

Despite being a fan of multiple early-1900s writers (like Edgar Allen Poe and Howard Phillips Lovecraft) and having a fondness for the low fantasy swords-and-sorcery subgenre, I'd never read any of Robert E. Howa...