my inner Japan, 2016

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You can take the girl out of Japan, but you can’t take the Japan out of the girl. Specifically, the love of cherry blossoms ingrained in me in April 2002… Read more »

2016 Q1 in Books

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  I’ve nailed 2016 steps wise, how about books? Specifically my #2016TBR challenge. Through the end of March I’ve read 30/75 books which Goodreads designates as 11 books ahead of… Read more »

One in a million: #GoTheDist 2016 Q1

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or more precisely, one in 1,008,946. Yes, I hit more than one million steps in Q1 2016. For comparison, I hit 927,589 in Q1 2015. Nope, Leap Day didn’t do… Read more »

#GoTheDist: February 2016

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Much like I had a mega day in January 2016 and February 2015, I had one in February 2016. A 30K day, to be exact. That helped me counter a… Read more »

January in steps, miles and pages

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So there must be something about an end of month rush. Last year at the end of February I did a mad dash of exploring NYC and yesterday? More of… Read more »

#GoTheDist January: Bike Edition

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So I had a silent goal of some bike mileage for January. I didn’t touch it in my goals since I wasn’t confident it was actually going to happen and… Read more »

2015: it’s a reading wrap

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my final 2015 numbers thanks to another beach author binge: 102 read with 38 unfinished. Wow, just wow. I didn’t finish the A-Z challenge but that’s mostly a product of… Read more »

Final #GoTheDist 2015

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so as I mentioned at the end of November, I was in a good place for December. December totals: 275,357 steps 113.17 miles walked 6.13 miles biked The one I’m… Read more »

#GoTheDist 2016

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wasn’t I just writing out the goals for 2015? For more reasons than this challenge, this year has gone by in a flash. It’s somewhat bizarre to be writing up… Read more »