When my mom moved up here I stocked her kitchen with pantry stuff and also filled her fridge so she wouldn't have to start shopping right away. Of course I also gave her a dozen eggs from our chickens and I thought she'd think it was fun if I made it the most colorful possible dozen. WRONG! She called up to tell me how startled she'd been when she opened the box. Startled as in, 'frightened and upset'. Oy.
I want a trainer named Sven for some cross training too.
So, now that I've had my H2O Friendly iPod in use for a couple weeks I can say that although it is a kick to have something to listen to while doing laps, it is fussy and definitely eats into my workout when I need to stop now and again (and again and again and again) to fiddle with the earphones or try to find the playlist I thought I'd loaded. Some of the fiddling is me wanting the Shuffle to work the way my Zen does and I'll get over that, maybe, if the thing will ever work again. Right now iTunes has totally made my PC super glitchy and crashy and whether it's because I didn't download the latest update the first time it was suggested or because my iPod is just effed up, the thing isn't working, won't restore and has eaten up hours of my time at the computer while I try to fix it. I'm definitely disappointed. Even though I know intellectually that whatever the most advertised quality in a product is you can depend on that being the weakest aspect of it, I am still astonished at how much iTunes sucks ass and how bullied I feel by apple for forcing it down my throat.
Breathe in sat, breathe out nam.
Anyway, I am thankful that I was not riding a ferry in the dark this morning on my way to that 25k trail run. I do sort of vaguely want to get a run in today, but 3 miles would probably suffice.
RM - for a successful conclusion to your ultramarathon move.
tortuga - Congrats on the job, that's exciting!
Po7 - I hope you can find a non-surgical answer.
Sorry for bailing a bit early on the personals, I'm too restless to keep still at the computer after having already spent an hour dealing with apple bs.