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I have a high school diploma and little self-esteem.
Interests: gardening, maps, forests, eavesdropping, outdoors, people watching, spying on neighbors, BlackBerry, triathlons, french and languages, hiking, soccer, blogging, traveling, Apple products, "gear" <b>HOBBIES</b> raising my daughter, dissecting people, mini cooper, instant messaging <b>TV</b> survivor, modern family, the amazing race, kiefer's 24, late show with david letterman, the daily show, man vs. wild <b>SPORTS</b> swimming, tennis, triathlons, running, baseball <b>MUSIC</b> r.e.m., james, spoon, sinéad o'connor, rolling stones, leona naess, travis, peter gabriel <b>MOVIES</b> 28 days later, big fish, parenthood, last of the mohicans, office space, babel, the warriors, the shining, american history x, the constant gardener, bean, orgazmo, knocked up <b>BOOKS</b> as nature made him, the big burn, buffalo soldier, the house of sand and fog, me talk pretty one day, auto repair for dummies
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Posted Aug 27, 2018 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
I've ditched TypePad so you can now find me on WordPress. Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
Meno - do you mean topless women? I didn't see too much of that, but I think it is because where we stayed isn't as touristy as other beach towns. People really do have a different take on body image over there and it's rather refreshing.
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Tim - you're right to give me shit about this. Maybe I've been super culture shocked or something. I want to speak Italian. More deets to follow. How is your vacation?
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I know, this was rather pathetic. I will make sure to include photos and vivid details of those in bathing suits. Connected by MOTOBLUR™ on T-Mobile
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We went to Italy recently and I have much to share about the adventure. Therefore I'm forcing myself to do it by leaving this generic blog entry. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
Three full weeks have already passed since I said my final office good byes. I figured the first week would fly by because it would seem more like a vacation than anything else. Heck, after 11 consecutive years of work...... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
One week has elapsed in my new life as a house husband. This happens to be the title I'm most fond of at this particular time since I'm technically a kept man. Other titles include Man of Leisure, Errand Boy,... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
the wino - I liked that Gwen didn't hold back on her admission. She's a very special woman and so happy she brings her A game. Not that others don't, she just lives in Switzerland so that makes me jealous.
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2010 on The Nine at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
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Nine years ago I was a simple man. The big day was blustery, but very pleasant. My fiancée and prepared for a life ahead as husband and wife. We had a lovely time with 25 of our closest friends and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
Lesley - did you get a new job within the same company? Sometimes that can make all the difference in the world. That happened for me way back in 2003. Now, I'm ready to venture out and test the waters.
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Sprizee - I'm embracing this news much more than the previous one. I see better things ahead. Lunch?
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Well this time it seems official. My nearly nine year run at my current company will come to a screeching halt May 7th, three days after my 37th birthday. This was announced to me last Wednesday at the end of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
A wasp in the basement last night. Drips in the kitchen after an intense downpour a couple weeks ago. Water in the basement last fall. Enormous icicles during the snowstorm of 2008. Random centipedes and worms crawling across our basement... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
It's official, we are Italy bound in late June. I haven't officially left the North American continent since 2004 so this is huge news. I'm really excited to get out there and have a proper vacation. Yesterday I dropped my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
Mercer Island 10k. Place: Mercer Island, WA Date: 3/21/10 Distance: 6.2 miles (10k) Injuries: none Results: Time: 59:40 The weekend after I ran the Portland Shamrock Run, I decided to do another run. I fiddled around on the internet... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2010 at Triathlons
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Mar 15, 2010
Portland Shamrock Run. Place: Portland, OR Date: 3/14/10 Distance: 4.8 miles Injuries: none Results: Time: 46:21 This was my first official run since last summer's dreaded Super Jock N Jill Half Marathon. I didn't train for this run in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2010 at Triathlons
I've had some thoughts on my mind about these topics in no specific order. I do own a Toyota and think what's going on with the recall is shameful. I think there's a media hungry for a takedown of Toyota.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
I do, I do, I do. I do love blogging. This much I know is true. I think the community is fascinating, I enjoy reading people's posts, and the open dialogue blogging promotes. Recently a bunch of bloggers banded to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
Chris - we agree on something, a mutual love for Canada. Fava is a pretty cool Canadian too. The athletes are rather impressive. There are so many different types of athletes in the Winter Olympics from curlers to boarders to the bobsledders. Vancouver is the bomb Chris. So so much to do there and a booming movie scene. Every other movie that isn't porn is filmed in 'couver.
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Golden - Seattle isn't too shabby either. What I do prefer about Vancouver is the nightlife, ability to get French radio/TV, Sky Train, its parks, the hotties, restaurants, diversity, and Seymour Street.
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I'm moving on. I abruptly published part two of the previous post to get the damn jury duty case out of my mind. These days I've been glued to the Winter Olympics taking place a couple hours north in Vancouver,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2010 at Les Singes: The Life of Monkey Boy
Kelwhy - a guess I detached myself from my role as a parent as best as possible for the trial. It factored into things, but I had to be objective. Then again, I don't have older kids.
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Meno - it was tough to watch his smirk a few times during some of the more uncomfortable testimony. That didn't settle well with me and I was carefully observing his moves. I think the hope was something got botched as that was the defense's argument in the opening statements.
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