Category Archives: MarketBLOG

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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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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The Relay of Your Life

Everyone has their causes and things they support, and whatever you do that is positive, you’re making the world a better place. So I’m not here to preach or sell. What I will say is that if you’re looking for … Continue reading

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Top 10 Famous Guys (and Women, Because “Gals” Is Not A Word This Blog Uses) I’d Have a Beer With

Top 10 famous people I’d have a beer with (or, it has been pointed out to me by a number of women friends, beer, wine, or other drink optional): MEN Bill O’Reilly Bill Clinton Denzel Washington Barack Obama Bono Brian … Continue reading

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Sweet Home Alabama, and other thoughts

Since around March 1 I’ve been working remotely from my personal favorite venue among the places I’ve lived and worked thus far in my lifetime: Huntsville, AL, USA. (You may find that quite a statement from someone whose current home … Continue reading

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Newtown calls for new answers | Introduction & Part 1

A dear cousin has a childhood friend whose daughter attends Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, USA. As I understand it, their young daughter was home sick on that fateful day, just before Christmas 2012, when a cowardly, misguided and, … Continue reading

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