Monthly Archives: December 2008

What do I miss?

So I love it here in NYC. There’s not much that I miss. I do miss driving, somewhat, but not so much, because not having to drive in traffic more than compensates for not being able to easily get in my car and go for a nice drive through the mountains. I do miss my […]

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Twelve Days of CrossFit

Today I brought my brother-in-law to Three Rivers CrossFit. He’s started doing some CrossFit training at home recently, and had a trainer come by twice so far to show him some movements and put him through some WODs. He doesn’t have the time to generally attend classes in his neighborhood, so I thought since he […]

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GM in a Nutshell

General Motors now has a market valuation about a third of Bed, Bath And Beyond, and no one says your Swash 700 Elongated Biscuit Toilet Seat Bidet is too big to fail. GM has a market capitalization of just over two billion dollars. For purposes of comparison, Toyota’s market cap is one hundred billion and […]

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Krugman joins Arafat

in the list of people who demonstrate to the world that the Nobel prize doesn’t mean squat anymore: The Austrian Economists: Paul Krugman Doesn’t Get It, Part Whatever. So congratulations Professor Nobel Prize 2008, you have very successfully pushed over a strawman, making it abundantly clear you have no clue what people who you disagree […]

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Freedom to be healthy

We were designed to move, to run, to lift, to do–things we rarely think about anymore. Though we claim to be a “fitness” obsessed nation, we are really just an appearance-obsessed nation, a nation obsessed with jeans size and the number on the scale. At this point in my life, I have no idea how […]

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165 pullups

Cross Fit Hoboken. Today I went to Hoboken to represent CrossFit South Brooklyn along with five others at the winter challenge. Good times. We were the “scrappy” team– all the other affiliates sent their strongest male members, but our strongest members were out of town for the holidays, so our team consisted of the likes […]

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Tyrone is Genius

What about that guy who set up the phony investment company? Can the Treasury make a new one of those, only bigger? He took money away from people and gave it to charities and the needy and the arts and higher education. That sounds like stimulus so why are we sending him to jail? Wasn’t […]

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