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Tweet: Opening hole: 400 yards (irons off the tee, wedges in). Second hole: 264 …

Posted Sunday, June 17th, 2018 01:28 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:28 PM

Opening hole: 400 yards (irons off the tee, wedges in). Second hole: 264 yard par three

Tweet: Not a Phil fan and I cancelled my USGA membership a few years ago – they …

Posted Sunday, June 17th, 2018 10:05 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:05 AM

Not a Phil fan and I cancelled my USGA membership a few years ago – they deserve each other

Tweet: So much for our Saturday round at Ridges

Posted Saturday, June 16th, 2018 07:59 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:59 AM

So much for our Saturday round at Ridges

Tweet: Update from ATL: managed to get from end of concourse E to gate A4 and ea…

Posted Friday, June 15th, 2018 07:00 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:00 PM

Update from ATL: managed to get from end of concourse E to gate A4 and eat dinner from the clown before boarding 🍟 ✈️

Tweet: Great feeling waiting for my flight back to MN, Sony Studio headphones bl…

Posted Friday, June 15th, 2018 03:18 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:18 PM

Great feeling waiting for my flight back to MN, Sony Studio headphones blocking the chaos and @munsongs singing in my ear 🎶

Tweet: Florida rainy season is intense – every single day has included a brief d…

Posted Thursday, June 14th, 2018 05:11 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:11 PM

Florida rainy season is intense – every single day has included a brief downpour with a side of lightning

Tweet: There might be more people in the park during this private party than the…

Posted Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 07:53 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:53 PM

There might be more people in the park during this private party than they normally have

Tweet: Three days into my conference and this is the first session on phones

Posted Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 02:07 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:07 PM

Three days into my conference and this is the first session on phones

Tweet: Florida does have perks

Posted Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 01:15 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:15 PM

Florida does have perks

Tweet: Never thought I’d hear so much love for open source at a Cisco conventi…

Posted Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 03:06 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:06 PM

Never thought I’d hear so much love for open source at a Cisco convention

Tweet: Only halfway through day two and I’m already nearing peak nerd fatigue

Posted Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 11:50 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:50 AM

Only halfway through day two and I’m already nearing peak nerd fatigue

Tweet: Also telling how many terms used in the keynote today that I hadn’t hea…

Posted Monday, June 11th, 2018 12:38 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:38 PM

Also telling how many terms used in the keynote today that I hadn’t heard before: SD-LAN, Kubernetes, Tetration

Tweet: It’s a bit telling that I need to tether to my phone to get a data conn…

Posted Monday, June 11th, 2018 12:26 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:26 PM

It’s a bit telling that I need to tether to my phone to get a data connection for my laptop at this convention

Tweet: Best attraction theming ever? Definitely one of my all-time faves

Posted Sunday, June 10th, 2018 06:22 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:22 PM

Best attraction theming ever? Definitely one of my all-time faves

Tweet: Landed safely (and on time) at MCO – thanks @Delta

Posted Sunday, June 10th, 2018 09:44 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:44 AM

Landed safely (and on time) at MCO – thanks @Delta

Tweet: Switched my traditional Sunday Tapemark breakfast to Saturday due to trav…

Posted Saturday, June 9th, 2018 09:01 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:01 AM

Switched my traditional Sunday Tapemark breakfast to Saturday due to travel

Tweet: Celebrating 47 years of @tapemarkgolf (17 in a row personally) at @Southv…

Posted Friday, June 8th, 2018 11:25 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:25 AM

Celebrating 47 years of @tapemarkgolf (17 in a row personally) at @SouthviewCClub

Tweet: Nothing beats playoff hockey as far as I’m concerned

Posted Thursday, June 7th, 2018 10:27 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:27 PM

Nothing beats playoff hockey as far as I’m concerned

Tweet: First night of Music in Mears with Alex Rossi and @TOTBOSStruck

Posted Thursday, June 7th, 2018 09:15 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:15 PM

First night of Music in Mears with Alex Rossi and @TOTBOSStruck

Tweet: 154-141-130-185-182 🎳

Posted Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 11:50 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:50 PM

154-141-130-185-182 🎳

Tweet: There are quite a few things in Mohave and watchOS 5 that I will use on a…

Posted Monday, June 4th, 2018 04:03 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 4:03 PM

There are quite a few things in Mohave and watchOS 5 that I will use on a daily basis – when is “fall” again?

Tweet: Never been a “real” developer, but I did attend at least ten WWDCs – …

Posted Monday, June 4th, 2018 02:27 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:27 PM

Never been a “real” developer, but I did attend at least ten WWDCs – still fun to watch those keynotes

Tweet: For what it’s worth, I liked Solo a lot more than I liked The Last Jedi

Posted Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 07:34 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:34 PM

For what it’s worth, I liked Solo a lot more than I liked The Last Jedi

Tweet: Ready for Tapemark Drawing Night @SouthviewCClub

Posted Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 04:50 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 4:50 PM

Ready for Tapemark Drawing Night @SouthviewCClub

Tweet: Celebrating CK’s annual review with some special @SaintDinette hospital…

Posted Friday, June 1st, 2018 08:40 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:40 PM

Celebrating CK’s annual review with some special @SaintDinette hospitality

Tweet: Never know when I run across a system that has 673 days of uptime whether…

Posted Thursday, May 31st, 2018 03:13 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:13 PM

Never know when I run across a system that has 673 days of uptime whether to be impressed or terrified

Tweet: Cheers to (almost) the end of bike challenge month

Posted Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 06:49 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:49 PM

Cheers to (almost) the end of bike challenge month

Tweet: Finished season two of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” in two sessio…

Posted Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 12:10 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:10 AM

Finished season two of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” in two sessions – Patrick Warburton has the coolest voice

Tweet: Ha! 🐶 🏒

Posted Monday, May 28th, 2018 08:09 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:09 PM

Ha! 🐶 🏒

Tweet: Great stories on both sides (didn’t know T.J. Oshie is a member at Sout…

Posted Monday, May 28th, 2018 08:00 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:00 PM

Great stories on both sides (didn’t know T.J. Oshie is a member at Southview), but I gotta go with (500-1) Haula, Tuch and Bark-Andre Furry

Tweet: Saw more St. Paul squad cars on my bike ride today than I’ve seen in th…

Posted Monday, May 28th, 2018 12:00 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:00 PM

Saw more St. Paul squad cars on my bike ride today than I’ve seen in the past two weeks

Tweet: When the neighbors have the good stuff

Posted Sunday, May 27th, 2018 09:46 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:46 PM

When the neighbors have the good stuff

Tweet: Learned so many things I didn’t know while watching The Zen Diaries of …

Posted Saturday, May 26th, 2018 04:38 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 4:38 PM

Learned so many things I didn’t know while watching The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling

Tweet: Keys to 96F golf: Gatorade, (reluctant) cart, shade, new clubs, shoot 86

Posted Saturday, May 26th, 2018 01:50 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:50 PM

Keys to 96F golf: Gatorade, (reluctant) cart, shade, new clubs, shoot 86

Tweet: Don’t know who in the food chain eats gnats, but they’ve hit the moth…

Posted Thursday, May 24th, 2018 09:52 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:52 PM

Don’t know who in the food chain eats gnats, but they’ve hit the motherlode tonight along the Mississippi

Tweet: Thursday night in Minnehaha with @WeRunMPLS

Posted Thursday, May 24th, 2018 08:24 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:24 PM

Thursday night in Minnehaha with @WeRunMPLS

Tweet: Wednesday night party on the roof

Posted Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 08:16 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:16 PM

Wednesday night party on the roof

Tweet: Tuesday night with the Saints

Posted Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 08:51 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:51 PM

Tuesday night with the Saints

Tweet: Monday night with the Twins

Posted Monday, May 21st, 2018 07:48 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:48 PM

Monday night with the Twins

Tweet: What a great story

Posted Sunday, May 20th, 2018 04:48 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 4:48 PM

What a great story

Tweet: Three weeks of bike challenge: 310 miles, down 9 pounds (burgers not help…

Posted Sunday, May 20th, 2018 03:15 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:15 PM

Three weeks of bike challenge: 310 miles, down 9 pounds (burgers not helping)

Tweet: Really need to stop forgetting my headphones during late night train ride…

Posted Friday, May 18th, 2018 11:44 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:44 PM

Really need to stop forgetting my headphones during late night train rides – the crazy was strong tonight

Tweet: Our neighborhood summer music fest lineup looks 💯 –

Posted Friday, May 18th, 2018 03:35 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:35 PM

Our neighborhood summer music fest lineup looks 💯 – musicinmears.com

Tweet: Thanks Jeremy, Steve and Sam for another great @MarianHillMusic show

Posted Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 10:47 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:47 PM

Thanks Jeremy, Steve and Sam for another great @MarianHillMusic show

Tweet: Imagine multiple floors of slot machines in downtown St. Paul…

Posted Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 06:40 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:40 PM

Imagine multiple floors of slot machines in downtown St. Paul…

Tweet: Surprised at how many zombie Twitter accounts I follow – probably safe to…

Posted Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 09:47 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:47 AM

Surprised at how many zombie Twitter accounts I follow – probably safe to unfollow those with a last tweet > 1,000 days ago

Tweet: How it should work: broken site, look at web server logs, Google, apply f…

Posted Monday, May 14th, 2018 10:43 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:43 PM

How it should work: broken site, look at web server logs, Google, apply fix for “scoping issue,” site back up

Tweet: After editing several thousand lines of PHP/MySQL code, maybe I was too h…

Posted Monday, May 14th, 2018 04:17 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 4:17 PM

After editing several thousand lines of PHP/MySQL code, maybe I was too harsh on SCOTUS legal decisions

Tweet: Sports betting for all (glad I did poorly in Business Law and don’t hav…

Posted Monday, May 14th, 2018 02:00 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:00 PM

Sports betting for all (glad I did poorly in Business Law and don’t have to read things like this every day) – supremecourt.gov

Tweet: Had a great time last night at Travail family meal (and so funny to run i…

Posted Sunday, May 13th, 2018 09:28 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:28 PM

Had a great time last night at Travail family meal (and so funny to run into @T_McKee on the way out)

Tweet: Things I could use less of on the golf course: bad hot dogs, golf carts, …

Posted Saturday, May 12th, 2018 02:00 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:00 PM

Things I could use less of on the golf course: bad hot dogs, golf carts, music on golf carts, cart paths for golf carts

Tweet: Realized during my (almost all into the wind) ride home, my bike has 24 s…

Posted Thursday, May 10th, 2018 08:28 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:28 PM

Realized during my (almost all into the wind) ride home, my bike has 24 speeds, but I only use three

Tweet: h/t to @grayter1 for Harmy’s Star Wars Trilogy Despecialized Editions -…

Posted Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 08:23 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:23 PM

h/t to @grayter1 for Harmy’s Star Wars Trilogy Despecialized Editions – I am almost in tears over here

Tweet: I’ve been downtown almost three years and didn’t know this location w…

Posted Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 11:58 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:58 AM

I’ve been downtown almost three years and didn’t know this location was here until today

Tweet: How are there still so many burgers in town that I haven’t tried?

Posted Monday, May 7th, 2018 01:40 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:40 PM

How are there still so many burgers in town that I haven’t tried?

Tweet: They have beer in Mexico on Cinco de Mayo?

Posted Saturday, May 5th, 2018 09:06 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:06 PM

They have beer in Mexico on Cinco de Mayo?

Tweet: No comment on the Palace audience, but so great to have TBT back

Posted Saturday, May 5th, 2018 12:49 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:49 AM

No comment on the Palace audience, but so great to have TBT back

Tweet: Bike challenge week one: 65.9 miles, rode all five days, down six pounds …

Posted Friday, May 4th, 2018 05:56 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:56 PM

Bike challenge week one: 65.9 miles, rode all five days, down six pounds from my winter high

Tweet: The new L.A. stadium is within one mile of the San Andreas fault?

Posted Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 02:27 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:27 PM

The new L.A. stadium is within one mile of the San Andreas fault?

Tweet: 172-167-140-175-180 🎳

Posted Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 11:28 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:28 PM

172-167-140-175-180 🎳

Tweet: I’ll be tired tomorrow, but playoff hockey is the best

Posted Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 12:21 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:21 AM

I’ll be tired tomorrow, but playoff hockey is the best

Tweet: Ready for the May bike challenge at work – even coded a new bike log page…

Posted Monday, April 30th, 2018 09:36 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:36 PM

Ready for the May bike challenge at work – even coded a new bike log page

Tweet: Kinda sad that the last of the vacation posts dropped off the front page …

Posted Sunday, April 29th, 2018 11:58 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:58 PM

Kinda sad that the last of the vacation posts dropped off the front page of my website

Tweet: The sunburn will hurt, but the 89 at Willingers felt great

Posted Saturday, April 28th, 2018 05:41 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:41 PM

The sunburn will hurt, but the 89 at Willingers felt great

Tweet: Totally makes my day that my brother and I can still do a 10K in under an…

Posted Saturday, April 28th, 2018 11:15 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:15 AM

Totally makes my day that my brother and I can still do a 10K in under an hour

Tweet: When your routes include the Mississippi, Summit Avenue and the Greenway,…

Posted Friday, April 27th, 2018 03:19 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:19 PM

When your routes include the Mississippi, Summit Avenue and the Greenway, the May bike challenge is looking pretty good

Tweet: A Donut Run the morning after Kenny Chesney? Sure, why not

Posted Thursday, April 26th, 2018 09:58 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:58 AM

A Donut Run the morning after Kenny Chesney? Sure, why not

Tweet: Great, now I want to run this one again

Posted Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 06:31 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:31 PM

Great, now I want to run this one again

Tweet: Funny that after one trip to Vegas, I now get free room offers there (jus…

Posted Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 02:06 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:06 PM

Funny that after one trip to Vegas, I now get free room offers there (just as Mystic stopped giving them to me)

Tweet: Really enjoyed the Andre the Giant documentary on HBO

Posted Monday, April 23rd, 2018 11:09 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:09 PM

Really enjoyed the Andre the Giant documentary on HBO

 

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Personal Records & Mileage

  • Mile - 6:10
  • 5K - 21:42
  • 10K - 44:40
  • Half - 1:38:40
  • Full - 3:43:32
  • 50K - 7:37:00
  • 2018 Run Mileage: 93.2
  • 2018 Bike Mileage: 583.8

Upcoming Races

  • Get in Gear 10K - 4/27/2019

Upcoming Sporting Events

  • Twins vs. Boston - 6/20
  • Saints vs. Winnipeg - 6/24
  • Saints vs. Sioux City - 6/27
  • Saints vs. Lincoln - 7/8
  • Saints vs. Cleburne - 7/9
  • Summer X Games - 7/19-22
  • Saints vs. Wichita - 7/25
  • Saints vs. Grand Prairie - 7/29
  • Twins vs. Cleveland - 7/30
  • Tottenham vs. AC Milan - 7/31
  • Saints vs. Kansas City - 8/5
  • Saints vs. Gary - 8/12
  • Twins vs. Pittsburgh - 8/15
  • Vikings vs. Jags (PRE) - 8/18
  • Vikings vs. Seattle (PRE) - 8/24
  • Saints vs. Winnipeg - 9/2
  • Vikings vs. 49ers - 9/9
  • Vikings vs. Bills - 9/23
  • Vikings vs. Cardinals - 10/14
  • Vikings vs. Saints - 10/28
  • Vikings vs. Lions - 11/4
  • Vikings vs. Packers - 11/25
  • Vikings vs. Miami - 12/16
  • Vikings vs. Bears - 12/30

Upcoming Concerts

  • Har Mar Superstar - 6/23, Fitzgerald
  • Chris Koza - 6/28, Music in Mears
  • Trampled by Turtles - 7/7, Bayfront
  • Dusty Heart - 7/12, Music in Mears
  • Dan Israel - 7/26, Music in Mears
  • HazelFest 2018 - 8/4, Hazelden
  • Jack White - 8/6, Armory
  • Beyonce & Jay Z - 8/8, USBS
  • Aby Wolf - 8/9, Music in Mears
  • Kind Country - 8/16, Music in Mears
  • Pearl Jam - 8/18, Wrigley Field
  • Pearl Jam - 8/20, Wrigley Field
  • Twilight Hours - 8/23, Music in Mears
  • Erik Koskinen - 8/30, Music in Mears
  • Taylor Swift - 8/31 & 9/1, USBS
  • Liz Phair - 9/15, First Ave
  • Leon Bridges - 9/20, Palace
  • Avett Brothers - 10/11, Mystic Lake
  • Ed Sheeran - 10/20, USBS
  • Hippo Campus - 11/23, Palace
  • P!nk - 5/5/19, Xcel