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Two Wheels Good

Title: Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of The Bicycle Author: Jody Rosen Completed: Sept 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: If there is nothing in this book that makes you want to go out for a bike ride, … Continue reading

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Early Seattle Profiles

Title: Early Seattle Profiles Author: Henry “HB” Broderick Completed: Aug 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: This book was quoted in a podcast I listen to called “Dim Lights & Stiff Drinks” about dive bars in Seattle. They were reviewing … Continue reading

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Title: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Author: Mark Manson Completed: July 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: This book came up in several reading lists I’d seen recently. The first chapter or two had a very different … Continue reading

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My experience at ToorCamp

A few months ago, friends mentioned that they were going to ToorCamp and thought it was the sort of event I’d enjoy. As I looked into “The American Hacker Camp: for hackers, makers, breaks & shakers” I started getting very … Continue reading

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Your Move

Title: Your Move: What Board Games Teach Us about Life Author: Joan Moriarity & Jonathan Kay Completed: July 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: This book had been on my To-Read list for a couple of years but took a … Continue reading

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A Psalm for the Wild-Built

Title: A Psalm for the Wild-Built Author: Becky Chambers Completed: June 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: I typically read one fiction book each year. I have no real reason for this other than I noticed a few years ago … Continue reading

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Mediocre

Title: Mediocre Author: Ijeoma Oluo Completed: June 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: There aren’t a lot of authors I return to for new books. Many seem to cover similar topics in a slightly different light and present it as … Continue reading

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Seventy48 Race Report

TL;DR – I finished the Seventy48 race, kayaking 70 miles from Tacoma to Port Townsend in 15.5 hours and I’m ready to sign up for next year. One of the lessons I’ve learned from doing various long distance events is … Continue reading

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Seventy48

I’m often looking for a way to challenge myself and last year while listening to a Beer on the Run podcast, I found something that will push my limits. Jack and Clint were interviewing Joel Ballezza, mostly about his running … Continue reading

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Have Fun Out There Or Not

Title: Have Fun Out There Or Not: The Semi-Rad Running Essays Author: Brendan Leonard Completed: May 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Back in late 2012 or early 2013, Matty and I started planning a fun birthday celebration. Our birthdays … Continue reading

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