|Why do posts have to have a 'title'?
(31 Aug 2019 at 23:46)
Not too much to add this month. A new direct flight to Montreal this summer popped up, so we took a trip there last weekend. I had never been, and it is a fun city, with good food, beer, music, geodesic domes, and other things. I always try to participate in a local running race if I can, and there was a small 10k fundraiser near the Olympic stadium. I managed a 43m39s (about 7 min/mile), which is not bad for an old guy, finishing in 11th place. It's not like I was just out for a jog, but I certainly didn't put maximum effort here, because I also wanted to enjoy the rest of my vacation day and anyway I retired from the 10k distance in post 990. I used to think that I was never going to be able to beat the times that I recorded in my late 20s when I felt young. But the decade+ of regularly running hard must have some long-term effects, because I'm pretty sure I could have run 6m30s miles here without dying, and perhaps with a death effort (not to mention losing 10 pounds or so) I could have set a personal record. This also happened with a 5k I did a couple years ago. Good to not feel washed up, but of course this is just talk unless I prove it!
Speaking of old, I'll probably turn 40 before the next post (September 27)!
I have been getting deep into this project described in the previous post, but which remains confidential, as they do. But it finally gave me a reason to get an oscilloscope! I have a lot of traveling to do in September so I'm unlikely to finish it (and video, etc.), but the project is still very much in the fun state, so maybe that's good news for me.
Almost out of time to even finish this post before the month expires. But brief recommendations: I've been playing and liking Dicey Dungeons. It is good and has a very wholesome and pleasant style. Sometimes you need that. I also really like the new album called Anak Ko by Jay Som. Great production, songwriting, vocals, everything.
|And I finally won Dragon Drop. I'd played it some years ago, but back then I couldn't figure out what the goal was. I must have skipped one of the two crucial cutscenes, because the puzzle itself isn't hard.|
|Ha! Congrats! :)|
|Dude that's awesome you like Anak Ko, I'm loving it as well. I recommend SASAMI if you wanna try something similar and really good! (Self-titled debut from earlier this year)
Cheers from Tucson!
|Thanks Fuzzy, a good recommendation! :)|