Author: mattfred

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We done found some gators

Turns out I now live near where wild alligators live.  So Tara decided that it would be awesome to go take a look-see!  What we discovered was that the shore of the lake where the gators live is also a great spot for people to hang out with their tiny children and small dogs.  We even helped a lady capture a viciously stupid Chihuahua that was running toward the lake with its lead dragging behind it.

Triathlon Tomorrow

Never done an event like this before.  Swimming, then biking, then running.  No, it’s not an Iron Man triathlon, because I would very literally die from that.  It’s something that I know I can do.  It’s something that I won’t do unless I push myself.  It’s exactly what I need.  (Thanks to Bart for signing me up and pushing my limits!)

The swimming portion is in the swimming pools of some resort, about 300m.  The biking portion is about 15-20K (can’t remember, honestly).  And the running is a 5K after all that.  I’m pretty pumped.  I know I have it in me, but I still haven’t done something this physically challenging before.  Well, perhaps I did back when I was in high school running cross country and track.

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Addicted to Marvel (and other non-related topics)

First, despite what the title says, I have not yet seen “Civil War”, so this won’t spoil anything for you.  Also, you vermin out there better not spoil it for me.  Or else I’ll…  um…  be mad?  or something?  Whatever, you’re good people, I ain’t worried.

Had a discussion recently, and I learned that there are some people out there who don’t schedule their lives around the release of superhero movies.  Pretty weird if you ask me.  But I don’t judge.  I’m going to see “Civil War” this weekend with my friends, and I’ve kinda had that planned in my head for, I dunno, a few months now.

I’m kinda the same with the fire-hose of Star Wars movies coming out.