1 Year

Today marks a year since I started regularly exercising.  Every weekday after work I'm in my basement lifting, with very few exceptions (which has been a pleasant surprise).  Now that the weather is turning nice, we'll be able to get our bikes out and get back into that routine too. Wooo!

Chef Beta 1!

Well it's a week and two days later than desired, but it's finally here.  The first beta of the new Chef!  For those of you that are going to be trying it out and providing your feedback, thank you very much - I really appreciate it. Details available at http://www.ejichef.com.

21 miles

I took a nice bike ride today on the Lost Bridge Trail to Rochester.  Ana went shopping with her mom so I figured it would  be good to get some exercise.  It was a 21 mile ride, which is longer than I've ridden before.  I made a mistake and didn't eat any lunch before riding … Continue reading 21 miles

Mark your calendars

In the spirit of the oranges, I'd like to report that this week I have eaten 4 apples!  Two more remain on my desk for today and tomorrow.  I think this breaks a 10 year apple hiatus.  Amazing. In related news, I also ate a serving of oatmeal this morning at my desk.  That's probably … Continue reading Mark your calendars


The piano was delivered on Friday, courtesy of Gene Grman Music.  Ana is now able to practice almost daily which she's really happy about.  And I no longer have to listen to that damn electronic keyboard she has been practicing on! I've never in my life been able to read music, let alone ever tried … Continue reading Update


It has been a long time since I was last sick with flu-like symptoms.  4 years or so.  It hit with a vengeance last night, whew!  I only got a couple hours of sleep, and have spent the morning on the couch by the fire.  Ana is also not feeling good, but its something she … Continue reading Sick

Emily Nolting

This is a little overdue, but Emily Nolting was born Saturday morning (2/4/2006) at approximately 3:30am. She's beautiful and doing great.  Parents are doing great and are going home sometime today. We're all very happy to have her as part of the family!