Christmas Trip

I am visiting my Washington State family and friends now for the holidays and working remotely. Here has been my rough itinerary:

  • Work all day Friday, December 18th 2015 then fly at night to Seattle with Laurel. Eat dinner at Serafina with Nick and stay at his girlfriends place on Eastlake
  • Saturday run sprints in the morning, then hang out with Nick and Fletch for dinner.
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Recipe for Happiness

I have realized that staying home and doing nothing is a recipe for depression for me. The more improvements I can make, the happier I am. I love to work on improving Coalition and improving myself mentally and physically and emotionally.

LAUSD Superintendent Closing Schools Wasted 67 Lifetimes

Robert Cortines, the superintendent of the LAUSD schools received a bomb threat and then closed all schools today. 640,000 kids were sent home along with approximately 100,000 teachers and administrators. The threat was “electronic”.. I am guessing emailed from the Tor network or something like that.

Was Robert Cortines decision the correct one?

Let’s look at the facts:

  1. Of the 1,055 actual school bombings in the history of the world only 14 were preceded by a warning.
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Body Weight vs Speed

Interesting information I came across today. For a 170 pound athlete, a fat gain of 2% (or 3.4 lbs) results in a vertical jump height loss of 2″ and a 40 yard dash time increase of .26 seconds.

That is pretty crazy to me. Currently I weigh about 198 pounds and am 6’6”.  I am not fat but definitely not skinny either.… read more “Body Weight vs Speed”