Monthly Archives: May 2014

What I Learned: May 30

My goal for last Saturday’s Jailbreak 5K in Lexington, SC? Run the entire 3.1 miles and try to break 30 minutes. Running up a hill in the last quarter of a mile didn’t do me any favors but I managed … Continue reading

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What I Learned: May 23

It bugs me to not complete a video game. For 2013’s resolutions, one of my goals was to 80% five video games. Each full game has 1000 achievement points (arcade games typically have 200). This past weekend, I put in … Continue reading

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What I Learned: May 16

I ran the inaugural Wildcat Run 5K in Little Mountain, SC to benefit the Little Mountain Elementary School last Saturday. If you’re a long time reader, you may remember that I seem to have excellent luck in inaugural races. While … Continue reading

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State Park Tuesday: Kings Mountain

Two weeks after visiting Chester State Park, it was time to hit the road again. So February 2nd, I drug a friend visiting from out of town the 45 minutes west to hike Kings Mountain State Park in Blacksburg, SC. … Continue reading

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What I Learned: May 9

Australians have the best accent. I trained a new guy at the shelter last Saturday from Australia here on a two year work visa. He had to leave his two labs with his family when he came over, so he … Continue reading

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State Park Tuesday: Chester State Park

As you may know, one of my Resolutions was to visit 12 of South Carolina’s state parks. While I’ve been making good progress on crossing off my goal, I haven’t been doing much showing and telling. Since I love lists, … Continue reading

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What I Learned: May 2

Last Friday, the Matts (there are three in our department of 11 people) checked out Nom Nom Burger for lunch. It’s essentially an Asian take on an American burger joint. My first observation is that it’s an incredibly stupid name. … Continue reading

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