Category Archives: exercise

Standing on the Pedals

I started riding an indoor turbo trainer and riding with the Zwift program just before the start of the new year. It was one of my resolutions to get fitter for the summer biking season. I am planning to report … Continue reading

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Busy Man

I have been accused (mostly by myself in moments of self-criticism) of not using time wisely. I don’t mean that I am always late for things. That is almost never the case. Instead, I mean that when I have time … Continue reading

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The Laundry List

Having not written for a few days, I have a bunch of things to declare as Perfect Moments, even if I cannot specify on which days they occurred. I showed my girlfriend a few episodes of Hell’s Kitchen. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Inertia

When work finished, and all student questions about homework had been answered I took a few moments to watch a bunch stuff on YouTube to relax and wind down. Actually, my student sent me a link to a Bruce Lee … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Stuff

I’ve got a few things to write about. Somewhere in all of this, I should be able to find a Perfect Moment. Regarding yesterday’s post, the angle of my bike is definitely different on the trainer. It is higher at … Continue reading

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Finding some Rhythm in the Virtual Classroom (and other stuff)

Today’s Perfect Moment is getting back into the rhythm of work and realizing that I hadn’t forgotten how to teach. Yes, it’s silly to think that with so many years of experience that I would feel that way, but the … Continue reading

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And So it Begins….

After several weeks off, I am back to work tomorrow morning (or this morning depending on when I post this and when you read it). The commute will be quite easy– from the kitchen to the office should only take … Continue reading

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From This Day Forward

First and Foremost Happy New Year everyone. It is bittersweet saying it, but I want to start off the year positively. Though I know turning the page in the calendar isn’t the end of the pandemic and really doesn’t change … Continue reading

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YouTube Lends a Helping Hand

There seems to be a divide in my family when it comes to the importance of instructions. Some believe that they don’t need to be read unless absolutely necessary and some think they should be read completely before anything is … Continue reading

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Trying Out Zwift for the First Time

Today’s Perfect Moment is my first Zwift ride. For those not aware, Zwift is an online platform that allows you to simulate riding outdoors with a pretty cool interactive landscape. If you have the right equipment (and you don’t need … Continue reading

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