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Posted Smokin' Fast: Coping With Pain And Chasing the Dragon to Culture/Entertainment
You will doubtless hear or see a million variations of the hoary "no pain, no gain" mantra. In fact, training to or beyond the...
- Favorited Smokin' Fast: Roller Derby Dreams on Culture/Entertainment
Commented on Smokin' Fast: Roller Derby Dreams
Went ahead and posted some more shots that didn't make the cut to Fitness Douchebags for those craving a little more derby action on the day....
Posted Smokin' Fast: Roller Derby Dreams to Culture/Entertainment
Sustaining motivation is one of the most difficult aspects of maintaining a commitment, be it a fitness commitment or anything else. Having goals is...
Commented on The Sexual Manifesto: A Play Party? Is That Like an Orgy?
I recommend The League parties for organizers, volunteers and allies as a low-pressure way to meet folks and make friends on the scene. You just have to become an ally by donating, or by volunteering at another event. Plus, since...
- Favorited Smokin' Fast: Fun, Fit and Car Free on Culture/Entertainment
Posted Smokin' Fast: Fun, Fit and Car Free to Culture/Entertainment
Photo by Ian Collins. My Tumblr dashboard is full of fitness porn. That's what "fitspo" stands for, right? No? Anyway, lots of landscapes and...
- Favorited Smokin' Fast: How to Stage Your Dramatic Marathon Production on Culture/Entertainment
Commented on Smokin' Fast: How to Stage Your Dramatic Marathon Production
Agreed! The good news is that it's easy to start collecting the synthetic tops for running by signing up for races and collecting the giveaways -- frankly, most of mine now go directly into a bag bound for clothing donations....
Posted Smokin' Fast: How to Stage Your Dramatic Marathon Production to Culture/Entertainment
If you've decided to take "fitness" somewhat seriously, it is important to have goals. They don't have to be big goals! "Work out every...
Posted Smokin' Fast: Unfit at Any Speed to Culture/Entertainment
I lost a bunch of weight last two years and finished a lot of races, and for that reason people now come to me...
Commented on Speed Limits On Some SOMA Streets Lowered To 25 MPH
I don't see the speed limit changing the walkability of the neighborhood in any significant way. There's no buffer between the wide lanes of traffic and the narrow sidewalk except more cars. I've heard of a push for more mid-block...
Commented on Candidates Claim Credit for "Tens of Thousands of New Jobs," While Official City Unemployment Only Dips by 900 (Jobs)
Thanks for the reminder to book an appointment at the spa! I'd been meaning to create more jobs giving me pedicures....
- Favorited Consultants, Staffers, Window Signs and Debt: What Stuff Does *Your* Favorite SF Mayoral Candidate Like? on News
Commented on The Sexual Manifesto: The Post-Modern Take On Tech And Dating
Maybe it's just me, but I've also found that using a phone as an actual phone to make calls with your voice is generally a bad idea. You'd think otherwise, considering the problems of communicating tone in a couple dozen...
Commented on Man Wins Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon For Fourth Time
Neat, I caught Samuels taking the grandstand turn on the bike-to-run transition -- before she padded her lead by three minutes on the run: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jacksonwest/5800088661/...
Commented on SFPD Official: Sit/Lie Law Hasn't Been Effective In Curbing Loitering Problem
Wait, "Civil Sidewalks" does not, in fact, make policing from the comfort of a cruiser any easier because those pesky criminals just get up and walk away instead of waiting for cops to find parking? The nerve! I, for one,...
Commented on Is The Chronicle Turning On SFGate Commenters?
I, for one, will voluntarily admit to having visited the Battle.net forums. Also? Everyone here is a communist gay who's going to hell....
Commented on Susie Cagle's SF: Special Tweetment For Twitter?
Wait, I moved in to 9th and Howard in December. Where's my tax break?...
Commented on Things San Franciscans Like: Moving To New York
The other option is to move to New York first and get it out of one's system. Worked for me!...
Commented on Susie Cagle's SF: Muni Keeps Getting Worse
Seven miles an hour? As part of my triathlon training, I recently ran from my apartment at 9th and Howard to Ocean Beach, about 6.5 miles, in an hour and five minutes -- easily ten minutes faster than I've ever...
Commented on Last SF Supe Frontrunner Update Tonight: Reilly In D2, Kim In D6, Wiener In D8, Kelly In D10
So the Board of Elections officially has two weeks to process all the ballots, mail-in or otherwise, so the question is how long until the RCV math is checked and rechecked and the results announced? I'm guessing three weeks to...
Commented on Post Giants Celebration Got Intense Last Night, But Was It A "Riot"?
No cars overturned? No buildings burned to the ground? No one shot by the cops? Not a riot....
Commented on Do You Hear Them? Blue Angels Hit SF Skies Today
I always thought the Blue Angels were annoying and nerve-wracking on the ground. I didn't realize how bad it would be in an office building when they're literally flying at eye-level....
Commented on Multiple Muni Macings Apparently Go Unreported
Wait, the SFPD is supposed to patrol and enforce laws on Muni? I'll believe it when I see it. Next thing you'll tell me is that that SFMTA is paying the police department millions to do what should be part...
Commented on Previously On San Francisco: 40 Days and 40 Nights
Isn't that the Potrero bus yard? HOLLYWOOD LIES! By the way, Josh Hartnett was in another dot-com period piece, August, set in New York circa 2001 and produced in 2008 (!): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0470679/ Just in case you can't get enough Josh...
Commented on Video, Slideshows: Liveblog Of Oscar Grant Trial Verdict, Response
The EBX is reporting that the Alameda County DA says Mehserle could get up to 14 years thanks to the "gun enhancement" on the involuntary manslaughter conviction. http://www.eastbayexpress.com/92510/archives/2010/07/08/mehserle-faces-up-to-14-years-in-prison But that depends on what sentence the judge hands down -- for...
- Favorited Service Disruptions Possible: This Time, We're Not Talking About Muni on The Alley
Commented on "Former Homosexual" Claims Witches Handle SF General Admissions, That He Was A Local "Club Celebrity": Have You Ever Heard Of Him?
As you well know, Eve, ritual goat sacrifice is illegal in San Francisco. Also, I hope when Jesus was at SF General he was covered by Healthy San Francisco -- otherwise, we're going to have to pick up the tab...
Commented on Hell on Two Wheels: A Modest Proposal For C.W. Nevius
So he did! And he even updated his story to clarify that it was all the pedestrian's fault! Brock is right, like a bicyclist at a stop sign, you can't help but roll with this dude....