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My Recent Weight Loss Story

Recently I lost 33 pounds/15 kg over the course of 11 weeks. Many people have asked me what my secret to such rapid weight loss was. Looking at the whole story, you’d probably have to conclude it actually took me five years to lose that...

Calendar

First off, happy belated pi day! Second, someone at work yesterday noted that every month has an ides, but it’s not always on the same day. That led me to this Wikipedia article, which proves not only that I have been pathetically ignorant of the...

Level up!

Loved this article, initially discovered, where else, on marginalrevolution.com, and especially this part (emphasis added): Somebody three levels above is actually speaking a different language. They probably seem less impressive to you than the person two levels above, because most of what they’re thinking about...

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Better the devil you know

It feels like a safe, true statement, but if I really believed it, no one would recognize me. It’s amazing how permanent everything feels. Growing up, the changes are within – at each step, your world expands – leaving family, going to college, getting a...