Monthly Archives: February 2013

Rosa Parks Unveiled

They unveiled the statue of Rosa Parks today at the Capitol. Rosa Parks and a Squatter A short hike in the rain up Sugarloaf mountain.  I don’t know about the Ibsen quote – I suppose it is essay material.  What … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

This was going to be a post about wilderness and dog training and heart care.  Instead, I’m going to talk about the opportunity I missed today to tell the contractor that wants to work on the house that I’m staying … Continue reading

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Tennis

I tightened up the brakes on the bike a bit, and did another circle around the NIH (the 2.8 mile bike path) with the pups.  I timed it at 35 min. 45 sec. which is 2 min and 15 sec. … Continue reading

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Tiring and Wheels

I lost the front tire on my car that is using the spare in the back.  In the process of putting on the used unbalanced tire I had bought for the back, I broke the stud for one of the … Continue reading

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Another Attempt to Troubleshoot: Carb loading

I’m not really suggesting a protocol here, because this was somewhat less elegant (simple) in my opinion.  That said, what I did was eat 4 meals of a given carb content: McDonald’s pancake with syrup and 1 pat of margarine … Continue reading

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Protocol for Problems with Insulin Peaks and “Lantus”

Not real sure what’s going on here, in these days of 3-d scanners, anything could be in my insulin pens…  I got 5 of them:  out of the 5, 1 stopped working after a few days, 1 of them worked … Continue reading

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A Failing Heart Bench

Tried to fast again today, but my “peakless” insulin peaked again.  I really have to start the day at 200, to make it an entire day with this insulin.  Really, really cold.  Car won’t start.  The house is still supporting … Continue reading

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The Other Paper

I found another good article to present from the Washington Hispanic this week.  I’m typing this up in my car because the libraries are closed today, and all of the public wifi spots have been occupied in some act of … Continue reading

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Some Lab Work

I stopped to pick up my medical records with the lab work.  They apparently weren’t available yet, although I watched the woman take the first few sheets off of the paperwork that she printed out and put them in a … Continue reading

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The Poe House

Lent’s been going well, so far.  One day of fasting completed, really on the second try, because I had a blow out on the road and I had to put on my spare tire (the old one was overtorqued with … Continue reading

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