Two major things colored the 1930’s. 1) the immediate wake of the industrial revolution, and 2) the great depression. In short – wild efficiency plus a jobs-shortage inspired Kellogg’s to drop their workday to 6 hours-day, 30 hours-week. This was a win-win: happier employees and providing more struggling people with paying jobs.
Have I achieved everything I’ve wanted athletically? No. BUT!!! I did get this really cool robot helmet from some French electronic group who didn’t need it anymore. So I have that going for me. Which is nice. After 10+ years punishing my body for a crime it did not commit – with various challenges motivated […]
Jackpot. I wasn’t expecting this run to be long, nor so incredibly scenic, nor to maintain such a great pace, nor to be surrounded by hundreds of weekday-warrior-early-morning runners, nor to fall in love with a random jazz album I started playing on mile 1, inspired by the live jazz from the previous night. Yet […]
Exercise / Fitness My father would love nothing more than to finish one last half-marathon. Last year at 70, shortly after our last run together, his hip started bothering him. Was he running too much? Was it simply old age? Either way, after taking four months off to give himself a rest, and testing the water […]
Austin aside – this post is special (for me). Why? Because being a well-developed human requires exposure to challenge in various dimensions, and I’m very late to the dimension of solo-travel. To those who have solo-traveled – meaning – a multi-day trip with the sole intention of experiencing things on your own – hats off. […]