Monthly Archives: April 2006

10 weeks in the bag …

… or 20 weeks half in the bag, whichever. I’ve been slacking on my blogging for a few days. I finally got a new computer, and I’ve been getting it set up in my free time. There were about 45 … Continue reading

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Memory Consolidation III (the thrilling conclusion)

Hi America. I was just rambling on about some research I’ve been reading about and I yammered on a bit about memory consolidation and how that refers to the process of converting short term memory into long term memory, and … Continue reading

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Memory Consolidation II

The people demand random bits of knowledge and I accomodate. I’m kicking around some ideas about the mechanism of memory storage in the brain, and if you haven’t read the background post about Memory Consolidation you can do that first. … Continue reading

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Memory Consolidation

I know a certain Jamoosh who likes to hear my random bits of info about science and nature, so I’ll include one here tomorrow or the next day, when I figure out how to articulate it. It’s really cool and … Continue reading

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London Marathon Review

America’s sweetheart Deena Kastor breaks her own American record by winning the London Marathon in 2:19:36. She’s now the fourth fastest woman marathoner ever behind Racliffe, Ndereba, and Noguchi. Felix Limo of Kenya wins the men’s race in 2:06:39. Khalid … Continue reading

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London marathon is tommorow.

I was kidding a bit yesterday about Tergat being afraid of Gebrselassie. This article illustrates how heartbroken he was about having to drop out of tomorrows race. I feel for him, he seems like a nice guy. Perhaps, though, he … Continue reading

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Whoosh.

Well, I managed to get my four miler done at the tail end of that storm this morning. That makes it 61 days for my running / no ice cream streak, which breaks my previous record of 60 days, which … Continue reading

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4 miles and a picture that I like very much.

Hi America, I ran 4 miles this morning and was pretty tired. I’m waiting for these four milers to start to feel easier. Anyways, I’m at work working on a presentation that I’ll have to give on Friday, and I … Continue reading

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How good are the race equivalency charts for you?

You probably know about the various race predictor charts. For example, Jack Daniels has the whole VDOT tables which you can find here. And another one that I like is the calculator from Greg McMillan’s site. Galloway has one that’s … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Recap

Two Kenyans win Boston, and nobody wins my antennae ball. I guess I’ll roll it over to the winner of the London Marathon poll, so that winner will get a Jack-in-the-Box reindeer antennae ball that was slightly chewed on by … Continue reading

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