Category Archives: Holidays

2014: One for the books

As the sun sets on 2014, it takes with it easily the most action-packed year of my short life. I’ll spare you the gory details of in-depth retrospectives that I’m probably still too close to objectively give, and instead just provide … Continue reading

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Day 20: Happy 4th!

A small group of us went downtown for fireworks last night. A 2+ year construction project was finally finished sometime while I was in Knoxville, so we could actually get close to this fountain and enjoy the fireworks right along … Continue reading

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Year in [peer] Review

The WordPress year in review thingy, while somewhat intriguing, is (in my humble opinion) pretty boring. I mean, who really cares about pageviews on the internet? Am I rite? So taking a page from Megan’s post, and a page from … Continue reading

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Travel during the holidays

Shockingly–given the weather–holiday travel thus far has been smooth. That includes when The Lady and I drove up to Michigan on the 20th and left on the 25th: It also includes when we returned and the snow followed us to … Continue reading

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Philly bound!

Tomorrow, The Lady and I make our way to Philadelphia for Sunday’s marathon. If you’re interested in tracking my progress, I’ll be setting up a live tracking link through MapMyRun that will be available on my Twitter, which will be … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

7:00am: Wake-up! Gave myself a bit of a treat, as I apparently needed sleep (as evidenced by yesterday’s late wake-up). 7:30am: Head out for Carnegie Mellon. Finish up the episode of Science Friday about meteorites from Mars recovered here on Earth. … Continue reading

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A new year full of…MapReduce?

If you’re reading the title of this post and wondering what the crap I’m going on about, I’d like to share with you one of my favorite quotes from the wonderful, awesome, and fantastic PBS TV show Arthur: D.W.: “Speaking … Continue reading

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