Vital Statistics

Bike miles this year: 579

Aches & pains: shoulders, lower back, ankles

Current reading: Getting Things Done

Recent listening: WTF with Marc Maron, Bruce Springsteen, Hidden Brain, Making Sense, Lawns Across America, Radiolab

Recent viewing: The Corner, Good Omens, Blood, Frets and Tears, Captain Beefheart: Under Review, John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky, Murder Mystery, The Bill Murray Stories, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

Recent playing: Bloons 6

Recent events: Independence Day party, iPhone cracked screen fixed, lowest A1C since diagnosed, spring HVAC inspection, eye doctor appointment

Recently accomplished: Rebuilt a bike for Graham, end of fiscal quarter, dosed cats, replaced outdoor faucet, pressure washing, hauled away junk

Imperative To Do: Ride 75 miles in a week, read more, clean roof and gutters, organize video game stuff, finalize Iowa vacation plans, finish pressure washing, seal driveway cracks

Vital Statistics

Bike miles this year: 468

Aches & pains: shoulders, ankles

Current reading: Getting Things Done

Recent listening: WTF with Marc Maron, Accidental Tech Podcast, Radiolab, This American Life, Chernobyl podcast, John Lennon

Recent viewing: Sabrina: The Teenage Witch (season 2), Rim of the World, Black Mirror (season 5), Law Abiding Citizen, The Wire (all seasons), Chernobyl, Barry (season 2), NBA Finals

Recent playing: Bloons 6

Recent events: Bowling party at work, Graham’s birthday, Graham & Kate on summer break, Katie graduated

Recently accomplished: Resolved CPAP supply issues, revitalized and upgraded underground sprinkler system

Imperative To Do: Ride 75 miles in a week, read more, clean roof and gutters, organize video game stuff, find time for developing personal projects

Vital Statistics

Bike odometer: 1907

Aches & pains: butt (saddle sore), lower back, right hip (when pedaling)

Current reading: n/a

Recent listening: Waking Up, This American Life, The Joe Rogan Experience, Very Bad Wizards, Hidden Brain, Stuff You Should Know, Electric Light Orchestra

Recent viewing: Bosch, Castle Rock, Sharp Objects, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing MO, The Americans, Darkest Hour, Battle of the Sexes, Who Is America, Ozark

Recent playing: Montezuma Loops

Recent events: Bridge Pedal, Vernak wedding in Iowa, Graham returned for sophomore year

Recently accomplished: 25 miles/week riding, mowed lawn, laundry, planted grass

Imperative To Do: 100 miles/week riding, clean roof, file manual insurance claims, bariatric surgery, read more

Vital Statistics

Bike odometer: 1777

Aches & pains: shoulders, butt

Current reading: n/a

Recent listening: Chris Cornell, Waking Up, WTF with Marc Maron, The Ezra Klein Show

Recent viewing: The Break with Michelle Wolf, Explained, Who Is America, Dear White People, Sharp Objects, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Battle of the Sexes, Wild Wild Country, Christopher Robin

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: Portland Timbers game, Zoo Concert with Graham and Ermias (Bela Fleck, David Grisman, Jerry Douglas)

Recently accomplished: 81 miles/week riding, rode to Vancouver, laundry, revised FAFSA, strengthened AC frame

Imperative To Do: Bridge Pedal, 100 miles/week riding, plant grass in bare spots, clean roof, file manual insurance claims, bariatric surgery, read more

Vital Statistics

Bike odometer: 1385

Aches & pains: Right shoulder (last week)

Current reading: The Swift Programming Language

Recent listening: WTF with Marc Maron, Accidental Tech Podcast, This American Life, Radiolab

Recent viewing: Westworld, NBA Finals, Billions, My Next Guest…, The Break with Michelle Wolf, Evil Genius

Recent playing: Picture Cross

Recent events: Thomas moved home

Recently accomplished: 36 miles/week riding, planted grass, new rear wheel, paid bills, installed AC, doctor’s appointment, vacuuming

Imperative To Do: 100 miles/week riding, plant grass in bare spots, clean roof, manual insurance claims, lawn border, buy tickets for August wedding, bariatric surgery

Vital Statistics

Bike odometer: 1262

Aches & pains: Shoulders, lower back

Current reading: The Swift Programming Language

Recent listening: Very Bad Wizards, This American Life, Radiolab, Childish Gambino

Recent viewing: Barry, Westworld, SNL, The Handmaids Tale, NBA Playoffs

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: Hired permanently, Thomas graduated college, new iPad mini 4 (128Gb)

Recently accomplished: Traveled to Indiana in April and May, 59 miles/week riding, compost harvest, new Marathon Plus tires on bike, cooked steaks with cast iron, treated lawn for weeds and moss

Imperative To Do: 100 miles/week riding, plant grass in bare spots, clean roof, manual insurance claims, pay bills, install AC

Vital Statistics

Aches & pains: shoulders, sciatica, balls of my feet, fingers on right hand

Current reading: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Recent listening: Radiolab, This American Life, The Partially Examined Life, Waking Up with Sam Harris, Chris Cornell (various incarnations)

Recent viewing: The Young Pope, Bloodline, The Crown, Dark Net, Game of Thrones

Recent playing: n/a

Recently accomplished: The Daily Bowie, 7000 steps a day for 2 weeks, refinished deck, colonoscopy, finished Neil Young liner notes, mailed CDs (Kent, Kelly), trimmed three arbor vidas, cleaned up all yard debris

Imperative To Do: Get a job, walk 9000 steps per day or 2 weeks, paint house

Vital Statistics

Aches & pains: shoulders, sciatica, right arch

Current reading: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Cracking the Code Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Recent listening: Bowie, Manassas, Mystery to Me by Fleetwood Mac, Heart of Mine by Maria Muldaur, Audioslave, Future Games by Fleetwood Mac, Shot of Love by Bob Dylan, Chet Baker Sings

Recent viewing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, NBA Finals, National Treasure (Hulu series), Becoming Bond, 12 Monkeys (Hulu series)

Recent playing: Lake Drawing Book

Recently accomplished: The Daily Bowie, 5000 steps a day for 2 weeks, cleaned up patio, yard work, graduation party, wrote Mother’s article, mailed CDs (Jan, Sue, Katie)

Imperative To Do: Get a job, write Mother’s article, walk 6000 steps per day, refinish deck, colonoscopy, finish writing Neil Young liner notes

Vital Statistics

Aches & pains: sciatica, ankles

Current reading: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Cracking the Code Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Recent listening: Cop Killer by Body Count, Anthology 1964-1977 by Johnny Rivers, These Foolish Things by Bryan Ferry, Garcia Plays Dylan, Neon Bible by Arcade Fire, The Doggfather by Snoop Dogg, Slow Train Coming by Bob Dylan, S-Town (podcast)

Recent viewing: Big Little Lies, Homeland, Billions, Scandal, The Last Man on Earth, Dave Chappelle: Collection 1, Marvel’s Iron Fist, The Crown

Recent playing: n/a

Recently accomplished: Replaced CR-V, changed insurance agent, cleaned roof & gutters, job interviews, The Daily Bowie

Imperative To Do: Write Mother’s article, find a job

Vital Statistics

Aches & pains: sciatica

Current reading: n/a

Recent listening: Exmilitary by Death Grips, Hamilton (original cast recording), The Pretenders, Roxy Music, Split Enz, x Infinity by Watsky, Just Can’t Get Enough

Recent viewing: Westworld, Black Mirror, Longmire, Batman vs. Superman, 13th

Recent playing: Galcon Fusion

Recently accomplished: power wash cement, completed mortgage refinancing, installed camera cables, Scion frame repairs

Imperative To Do: Fix HP printer, Xmas shopping, bariatric application, write Mother’s article