Server Problems Galore!

Hello World! I have a pro-computer tip for everyone to share! Don't neglect your blog on a 15 year old computer without proper back ups because one day the hardware will fail! You may have noticed that the blog has been gone from the internet for the past few weeks, because yes, finally, my motherboard [...]

127th Annual Buffalo Turkey Trot Success

FINALLY! Ellie and I have FINALLY completed the oldest consecutively held footrace in the world. That's right folks, the 127th annual Buffalo YMCA Turkey Trot. It did not disappoint. In an exceedingly rare event, Ellie and I were actually home in Buffalo for Thanksgiving this year. Usually we are working our way back and forth [...]

Data Review Part 2: Ellie’s Maintaining Mastery

A week or so ago, I wrote a post up that reviewed a couple of years of my personal data in Training Peaks. Today, along the same vein, we dig into my lovely wife Ellie's data. For those of you who know Ellie, you are probably aware that she is probably the most consistently active [...]

Reviewing Years of Data in One Plot: Training Peaks PMC

Right before the COVID-19 pandemic completely changed the world, I was training for my first marathon. During that process, I started to upload my data to a training platform called Training Peaks. This tool, popular amongst both amateur and professional triathletes is designed to ingest workout data and provide an estimate of overall training load. [...]

Tri In The Buff 2021 Race Recap!

Surprise! I raced my first in-person triathlon of the year, competing in the always amazing Tri In The Buff. I raced this a few years ago with my friend Karstin, and decided two weeks before race start to sign up! Training for this sprint triathlon was a bit more laid back than typical for a [...]

Here We Go Again: Hyannis Triathlon 2

It typically starts with either a google chat message or text, often with a link to a website like New England Triathlon. This was the case back in January when my brother texted our thread that a September triathlon out on the cape was on the table. See exhibit A, B and C. Not only [...]

Server Updates

After much neglect, I finally wave the white flag and have started to transfer the blog and all of it's content to a new server. While our old home performed extremely well for many years, it is time! There will be some considerable disruption for all of you Spaghetti Squash Primavera lovers, but hopefully we [...]

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