Monthly Archives: April 2011

I have patellar tendinitis

Earlier this week, I had my annual checkup with my regular physician. Among other topics, I spoke to her about my left knee, and how I still experience some pain at times with it. She checked me out in-person (it … Continue reading

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New cycling upgrades bring the hotness

24 days to go until the MS Ride, and I haven’t even been on one training ride. My training has primarily been around strength-training and cardio at the gym. At least I’m regular about it. This weekend, there’s an initial … Continue reading

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I’m not just 35; I’m officially 30-something

There used to be a show back in the 90’s called “Thirtysomething.” I never watched it (I was too young), but it was an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. I think I … Continue reading

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Joshua spent his Spring Break with me

With Josh’s first year in public school, we now get hit with all these holidays and breaks. This never happened when he was attending school in daycare. So while he benefits from many days off, his parents need to find out what … Continue reading

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Lily’s Potty Training – Week 4

Accident on the playground Sometimes we forget that the kids are very different, and each one progresses at their own speed. The week in which Lily turned 3 last month, we started potty training Lily. We tried it months ago … Continue reading

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I never realized how much I was overeating every day

I’ve tried to lose weight every year for the past few years. I went back to look at earlier entries, and I’ve been historically excited about losing a pound or two after going to the gym. Using hindsight, it’s ironic … Continue reading

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I went to a funeral in Rockland, and then drove through my old neighborhood

I attended a funeral for a distant relative who passed away from leukemia. We used to go to church together, but that church later disbanded. I haven’t seen the family in years, and was not aware that the father was … Continue reading

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East Windsor School District Curriculum Fair

I’ve never heard of a “curriculum fair”, but it’s supposedly an event that was discontinued seven years ago at our school district. The annual event was restarted this year, which I think is very nice for the community. Josh had … Continue reading

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Planet Earth: The Complete Series [BBC] (2006)

I found a deal floating around last week that one could get the Planet Earth BBC series on Amazon.com for just $24.99. It normally runs you around $75, so I was incredulous. This nature series came out in 2006 in … Continue reading

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Potty training Lily (or “The Cat Came Back”)

My wife and I call Lily the monkey, but we’ve also made the disturbing realization that Lily is a lot like a cat. Specifically, a lot like our departed, long-term family member Missy. The big black hair, the running out … Continue reading

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