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Swimming The Golden Gate

There are many challenges in sports that occupy the thoughts of people who dream of doing audacious things. There are also things that can be seen as stepping stones to those bigger dreams. Today, I had a little bit of … Continue reading

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2012 In Music

2012 In Music Album Of The Year 2012 had quite a few good songs. However, for me, there was a clear group of standouts at the top. These are my nominees for Song Of The Year Skyfall – Adele (Skyfall … Continue reading

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RAAM Observations (Part 1)

This series is going to take a while to go through… There has been so much to process in the time following Race Across America. The enormity of what Joan did, and the part I and the rest of the … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Like The Like Button

As far as I can tell, the “Like” button was added to Facebook as a simple way for people to let their friends to know that the posting by said friend was appreciate (or “liked”). That’s fine and dandy, but … Continue reading

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Creative Offices

Since we’re all graduating soon, we will be out of the classroom and into design firms, corporations or freelance design. The environment in which designers has a huge effect on the work that they produce. My hope, at least, is … Continue reading

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Taste The Rainbow

At first glance, I did not think that the Skittles website was an official site for the brand. But then I realized that Wrigley has come up with a genius way to market Skittles. The random quotes, stories and seemingly … Continue reading

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Pricing For Creatives

I came across this blog post from A List Apart thanks to the RSS feed on my own blog. The author has some great pointers on pricing, and some good thoughts on why we should consider pricing by the service … Continue reading

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Favorite Hills In The Area – Version 2.0

To see the original list from September of 2009, follow this link: http://www.deitchman.net/blog/?p=116 This is my ever-evolving list of the toughest climbs in the area. I’ll only rank the ones that I’ve actually done. There are several good resources for … Continue reading

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Zen And The Lost Art Of Spotting

There seems to have been a shift in the bouldering world lately. I’m not sure where it started, but I have to blame the rise of climbing gyms and the passage of time. When I first started bouldering as my … Continue reading

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Becoming A 12 Percenter…

If I were to tell my friends that I am overweight, most would scoff at the idea. "You? Overweight? Have you gone mental?*. You run, bike, and swim for hours and days on end. How can you possibly be overweight?" … Continue reading

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