Vital Statistics

Bike miles in 2021: 0

Aches & pains: Neck (occasional but severe), hands/fingers, sciatica manifested as itching in left leg, wound below right knee

Current reading: Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe

Recent listening: Very Bad Wizards, Dissect: Yeezus, This American Life, YNAB podcast, Making Sense with Sam Harris

Recent viewing: NBA Finals, Falcon & Winter Soldier, Gunpowder Milkshake, Blood Red Sky, Naomi Osaka, I Think You Should Leave, WandaVision, Loki

Recent playing: Mini Metro+

Recent events: Heatwave (over 110º), 1st haircut since COVID, Thomas home, drinks with the Feirer’s

Recently accomplished: Patched gutter leaks, replaced broken drainage pipe, disposed rhododendron clippings, took Rory and Baby to the vet, ongoing bass lessons

Imperative To Do: Prep for Iowa vacation and class reunion, contact kitchen contractor for warranty items, repaint picnic table

Vital Statistics

Bike miles in 2021: 0

Aches & pains: sciatica, lower back, left wrist and shoulder, ankles/feet

Current reading: Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe

Recent listening: The House Song by Beta Band, Come Together by The Beatles, Money by Pink Floyd, WTF Podcast (Jackson Browne), Very Bad Wizards, Making Sense with Sam Harris, Radiolab, This American Life

Recent viewing: Mythic Quest, Mosquito Coast, Hacks, Childrens Hospital, Real Time with Bill Maher, Jazz vs. Clippers, Bucks vs. Nets, Suns vs. Nuggets, Trying, Dirty John, Lucifer

Recent playing: Mini Motorways

Recent events: Rain, real-life happy hour, WWDC, dinner at a restaurant

Recently accomplished: added edging and river rock to the south side of the house, sharpened mower blades, cleaned grill, tree trimming, learned 4 different scales on bass

Imperative To Do: ride bike, store CD boxes, contact kitchen contractor for warranty items, clean gutters, visit J&J, fix gutter leaks

Vital Statistics

Bike miles in 2021: 0

Aches & pains: lower back, right ankle

Current reading: Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe

Recent listening: Quadrophenia by The Who, Live at Leeds by The Who, Face Dances by The Who, Very Bad Wizards, Planet Money, Radiolab

Recent viewing: Mythic Quest, The Mosquito Coast, The Expanse, For All Mankind, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, White Boy, Stowaway, The Serpent, Sound of Metal, One Night in Miami, MANK, Atlanta, Nomadland

Recent playing: Mini Motorways

Recent events: Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations, Graham graduated magna cum laude, shattered the screen on my iPhone 11, planted new grass, new refrigerator delivered

Recently accomplished: transferred IRA to Vanguard, finished the kitchen story, refurbished Thomas’ bass, pressure washing, filed & paid taxes

Imperative To Do: finish unpacking boxes, finish laundry room re-organization, ride bike, clean the floors, store CD boxes

Vital Statistics

Bike miles in 2021: 0

Aches & pains: subconjunctival hemorrhage

Current reading: Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe

Recent listening: Paul’s Boutique by Beastie Boys, Hidden Brain, Making Sense with Sam Harris, Women and Children First by Van Halen

Recent viewing: Young Wallander, Wallander, The Crown (season 4), Hinterland, Evil, Manhunt, The Professor and the Madmen, Star Wars (episodes 1-9), The Mandalorian (season 2), The Flight Attendant, The Undoing

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: Election Day, Thanksgiving, mortgage refinance, shaved, Xmas vacation, fitted for hearing aids, bought Apple Watch Series 6

Recently accomplished: survived 2020, replaced living room couches, bought a new refrigerator (delivery pending), replaced CPAP machine, dryer duct inspection, roof replacement estimates, installed standing desk, gave away most of my books

Imperative To Do: finish unpacking boxes, transfer IRA to Vanguard, finish office re-organization, finish laundry room re-organization, finish the kitchen story, ride bike

Vital Statistics

Bike miles in 2020: 92

Aches & pains: right ankle and foot, back of my head, right elbow

Current reading: n/a

Recent listening: You Need a Budget podcast, Hidden Brain, Reply All, Radiolab, Van Halen II, Small Change by Tom Waits

Recent viewing: World Series game 5, NBA Finals, Raised by Wolves, Schitt’s Creek, Queen’s Gambit, Tehran, Ted Lasso, Class Action Park, The Boys, Lovecraft Country

Recent playing: Outlanders

Recent events: kitchen remodel completed, sustained a subarachnoid hematoma

Recently accomplished: back yard renovation, cleaned roof & gutters (with Graham), new outlets in dining room, GFCI outlet outside, hauled off yard debris & junk

Imperative To Do: finish refinancing mortgage, finish unpacking boxes, vote, winterize, buy a new refrigerator

Vital Statistics

Bike miles this year: 74

Aches & pains: right foot, right pinky toe

Current reading: n/a

Recent listening: n/a

Recent viewing: Arrow (season 3&4), Supergirl (season 1), How To Get Away With Murder (season 6)

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: kitchen restoration for water damage, first night terror in a long time

Recently accomplished: lawn care, shed reorganization, facilitating kitchen work, trimmed arbor vita

Imperative To Do: Clean roof and gutters, finish lingering projects

Vital Statistics

Bike miles this year: 74

Aches & pains: right foot

Current reading: n/a

Recent listening: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Radiolab

Recent viewing: Workin’ Moms, Arrow (season 2), Space Force, Last Week Tonight, Amazing Stories

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: COVID-19 test, colonoscopy, discovered poa trivialis in the back yard, workplace promotion

Recently accomplished: lawn care, filed insurance claim for kitchen

Imperative To Do: Clean roof and gutters, finish lingering projects, health insurance negotiations, trim arbor vita

Vital Statistics

Bike miles this year: 74

Aches & pains: right foot

Current reading: n/a

Recent listening: Hidden Brain, This American Life, Abbey Road, Electric Ladyland, Reply All

Recent viewing: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Ozark, Servant, Dead to Me, Trial By Media, The Flash (season 6), Magic for Humans, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: stimulus check

Recently accomplished: lawn care, fun with the YNAB API, homeowners insurance coverage investigation, fixed compost pile, shelf mount for BluRay player, fixed dishwasher

Imperative To Do: Clean roof and gutters, finish lingering projects, health insurance negotiations

Vital Statistics

Bike miles this year: 53

Aches & pains: right foot

Current reading: 100 Days of SwiftUI

Recent listening: This American Life, Beastie Boys, Reply All, Robot or Not

Recent viewing: Bosch (Season 6), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, After Life (Season 2), Ozark, Outlander, The Crown, Devs, SNL at Home, McMillions

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: fruit company interview, Graham out of quarantine, virtual happy hours

Recently accomplished: Replaced Scion battery, solved mystery carpet wet spot, shed cleanup, tree trimming, lawn mowing, bike to shop for tune-up

Imperative To Do: Clean roof and gutters, fix dishwasher, kitchen floor replacement planning, finish lingering projects

Vital Statistics

Bike miles this year: 37

Aches & pains: right foot

Current reading: 100 Days of SwiftUI

Recent listening: R.E.M., John Prine, Hidden Brain, This American Life

Recent viewing: Tiger King, The Crown, How to Fix a Drug Scandal, How To Get Away with Murder, Ozark, Lost In Space, Dirty Money, Outbreak, Altered Carbon

Recent playing: n/a

Recent events: COVID-19 including getting Graham home to 14 day quarantine, found a compost spreader for $50

Recently accomplished: Daily Swift tutorial, spring lawn activities, taxes complete but not paid, caught up on medical bills

Imperative To Do: Clean roof and gutters, more biking, read books, update resumé