Author Archives: jeffcotrupe

I’m writing in Kasich and Bernie. The media is trying to elect someone else

If Bernie Sanders is the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 2016, I am voting for him. If he is not–if we get, as it now seems frighteningly likely, the terrible twosome of Donald Trump and Hillary … Continue reading

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Kaley and me: breathless anticipation

Hello again, sports fans. It’s been forever (since November 2014) that I posted anything here, and for those of you who may still be following this blog, I appreciate your patience. You’re probably wondering about the gratuitous use of a … Continue reading

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The Fitbit Creed

We are Fitbitters. We are Ultra Flex-ible: we battle weather, injury, fatigue, traffic, loose dogs and loose gravel, and keep going. Some eat Special K; many run 5K’s or 10K’s. We don’t just walk in neighborhoods, we Surge through Zip … Continue reading

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Getting Engaged and Experienced in Vegas

WOW. What happens in Vegas: I’m writing about it, and analyzing it. Ok, before anyone goes scrambling for legal counsel and/or relationship counsel-ing, what I’m analyzing is Sitecore Symposium 2014 in Las Vegas: a slickly-produced conference with, I’m guessing, judging … Continue reading

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A life well lived: I finally made it into the New York Times

1st guy, seeking directions on a New York City street: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” 2nd guy: “Practice, practice.” In my past work in marketing and public relations I’ve gotten a client or two placed in the New … Continue reading

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Trotting to 24:56 in the Oceanside 5k

On October 27 I powerwalked and ran (about half & half) my first 5k, the Surf City 10 in Huntington Beach, CA, in 28:45. For yesterday’s Oceanside Turkey Trot I had a goal: “25”…and I did it! Ran all the … Continue reading

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Battery case user, battery case user, pants on fire

…and other adventures from the iPhone 5 energy frontier When it comes to mobile battery life, I’ve been hurt before. For two years I owned an HTC Droid Incredible, which was a great phone but also had what I’m guessing … Continue reading

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“Dropped 40 pounds in a year, Jeff? How did you do it?”

UPDATE: -47 pounds and counting | The world is my treadmill… Me: November 2011 In the months leading up to my Grissom High School Reunion in July 2012, I knew I wanted to do something to get in shape. When our … Continue reading

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Facebook: “Its Amazing” sometimes…

Probably the shortest blog entry I’ll ever write, but just Walled this on Facebook and had to “share”:

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2013 Relay For Life/Oceanside: $102,000 and counting

“I love this plan! I’m excited to be a part of it…”* The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, Oceanside, CA, USA 2013, has thus far raised more than $102,000 in the fight against cancer. Proud to be a part … Continue reading

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