Ride in the Dark

On Thursday I did my weekly bike ride, after work. Thanks to evil clock-people, it's dark by the time I get home from work. (I would happily drive to work in the dark to get at least some daylight after work.) Sure, it's not as safe as riding in daylight, but I don't think the risk is all that high. I started out feeling great, enjoying just a little tailwind.

The Thrill Of Commitment

Commitment is a thrilling experience. Every time you commit to something, you're announcing to the world: "I'm going to do this thing, whether you like it or not." Meanwhile, if you're like me, you're thinking: I sure hope that wasn't the wrong thing to do. Put together, this makes for an excited-nervous feeling in your stomach. But it also really motivates you to do the best you can, so that your fears prove groundless.

A Watch That Talks

My old watch drowned a few weeks ago. It was a cheap Casio with 3 buttons, an alarm, a stop watch, and it knew what day of the week it was. Since I like gadgets, and I expect watches to last a long time, I paid a little extra for a little fancier watch. My new watch can do everything the old watch can, but it is larger, has 2 more buttons, 2 more alarms, a stop watch that can remember