Sep 232014
Weekly Fitbit Stats for 2014-09-21

Happy to see that I averaged over 20,000 steps per day. My goal is 16,000 (so I can hit 500,000 steps per month). Was really surprised that I hit 295 floors climbed in the week! Glad I decided to buy the Fitbit One that counts steps. Shelly Edens just got her Fitbit Flex and she […]

Feb 142014
Batelle Film Club: "Safety Not Guaranteed"

Geek Valentines Day with my sweetie. Thoroughly enjoyed “Safety Not Guaranteed” at the Batelle Film Club. Seattle-based magazine reporter Jeff (Jake Johnson) and interns Darius (Aubrey Plaza) and Arnau (Karan Soni) are sent to investigate a personal advertisement placed in the newspaper: guy seeking partner for time travel. “Wanted: Somebody to go back in time […]

Dec 182013
Christmas Shopping for Adult Children

It is always hard to find Christmas presents for my adult children. But sometimes you run across something at Costco that just says “Buy Me” My daughter, Melanie is quite an accomplished artist. Maybe this is what she would want for Christmas. If you are not familiar with Bob Ross, then watch: Bob Ross Remix […]

Dec 132013
Health Insurance Choices - GroupHealth HMO or PPO?

Time to make a health insurance decision. Looks like it boils down to a choice between 2 GroupHealth HSA (Health Savings Account) plans, either the Cooperative (HMO) or the Options (PPO) plan. Both seem to be identical except the Option plans will cover ‘Out of Network’ doctors at 50% but is 10% more expensive, costing […]

Jul 052013
Day 4: 10+ Mile Trikke Ride

Having missed riding my Trikke 2 days last week, I am back to the 4th consecutive 10-mile Trikke day. I am finding that riding my Trikke in the mornings does have its advantages. Not only is it much cooler, but there are fewer disruptions that require postponing the ride. Day 4: Edison 2 Columbia Point […]